Mobile Saddler Courses … held at the Tasmanian Saddlery School
Have you ever….
….been fascinated with leather?
….wanted to make something that was uniquely yours?
….wanted to learn more about rope work, knots, splicing?
Are you a horse woman or horse man who would like to learn how to care for, repair or build your own tack?
Would you like to make your own Western or Stock Saddle?
Does the thought of a few quiet, stress-free days in peaceful bush surroundings in Tasmania’s high country appeal to you?
If you answered “Yes” to any of the above, then perhaps one of our courses might be just the thing for you!
One Day Courses
Introduction to Leather
Introduction to Rope Work
Saddlery Care and Maintenance
One-day courses usually run from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm.
Price: $150 per person (includes lunch).
Material / project prices are additional.
Two Day Courses
Introduction to Saddlery
More Advanced Leather Courses
Two-day courses run from 9.00 am on Day 1 until 4.30 pm Day 2.
Price: $320 per person (includes all meals and accommodation).
Material / project prices are extra.
Student Joe with his saddle
Joe donated his saddle to the Hobart Childrens’ Hospital,where it was auctioned to raise funds for the hospital.
We are pleased to announce that this saddle raised $1500.00 for the hospital. Well done Joe!!!!
Some of our most popular projects are listed below
The choice is unlimited – over 300 patterns in stock!
Projects suitable for a One-Day course…..
Belts, Dog Collars, Plaited Leather Dog Lead, Sandals, Rope Halter and Lead Set, Phone pouches, Embossed Leather book covers (BYO Book).
Projects suitable for a Two-Day course…..
Stock Saddle Bags (Leather), Western Saddle Bags (Leather), Timber and Leather Saddle Stool, Photo Album Cover (carved, plugged and painted), Adjustable Dog Harness, Barcoo Bridle, Leather Jewellery or Trinket Box, Timber and Leather Games Board.
Our Saddle Building Courses take around 2 weeks
(depending on experience) and will cost around $4300.
This price includes your Saddle, all meals and accommodation.
We will arrange a course to suit you!
Suitable for all ages – no previous experience necessary!
What you can make is limited only by your imagination!
For bookings or information contact Rick and Lesley
Phone: (03) 6254 6196
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