Western saddles history


New Member
Jul 19, 2021
Hi I am returning after using this site new rider back in 2003 I read a great article called the western saddle by SHELLEY JESSOP I was hoping to find that article again and some of the links


Well-Known Member
Dec 21, 2003
I searched too as was always interested in the history of saddles. And especially of what Western saddles owe to the first Spanish settlers (conquorers). In London art galleries especially the Queen's, I always look at the tack the horses are in.
Is there a reason for your interest? What do you ride in?
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