Heels to Horses

A journey from the corporate industry into the world of saddlery

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Making A Stirrup Keyring

One of the most successful accessories I have made to date which I sell via the Lady Saddler website shop is the Stirrup Keyring. Using the best of British bridle leather, known in the industry as Sedgewicks Leather I traditionally cut and prepare the strips of leather by hand with my saddler tools, many of

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Happy 2nd Birthday Anniversary to The Lady Saddler

Today is the day that my business ‘The Lady Saddler’ turns two years old. After completing a basic leatherwork course in April 2015, and a further two more intermediate level courses in August 2015 I quickly fell in love with the idea of working with leather. I eventually enrolled onto a self-funded Adult Training Scheme

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A New Style Of Saddle Bag

I have been working on a little project recently that has turned out to be something really quite special and I thought it was time I shared it with you all. Since starting my Saddler training, three years ago, I have had a few old saddles gifted to me to use as examples to work

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Five Reasons Why I Run A Monthly Equine Tack Sales…

I have organised equine tack sales in a local village hall, on and off, for the last couple of years.

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April Giveaway Winner

Last month I launched the Lady Saddler monthly newsletter which will provide news, tips, special offers and anything else I can think of that my followers would like to know. Have you subscribed?

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Spring Craft Fair 2018

Today the Lady Saddler displayed at the Networking Mummies (Wolverhampton) Spring Fair at Bantock House Park

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Stewarding at a Fun Ride makes me want to join in.

Today I have been helping out at Bissell Wood Equestrian Centre by being one of their Steward’s for the day during the fun ride. It’s the second time I’ve done this particular event; once before in the snow and sleet, and today it was cold and damp. The actual working side of things is dead

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My First Official Mention Online…

My first official mention online…has me feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.

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December Snow

Snow this December was an unexpected welcome. It slowed the pace of general everyday life and the children enjoyed their snow days.

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I resigned from my day job…

I started working for this ‘day job’ five and a ½ years ago. I loved the job and it loved me. I was an integral staff member of the organisation. After numerous job cuts and restructures the place and people changed and the last 12 months can only be described as a living nightmare. Being

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