Posts tagged 'Saddlery Student'
There has been debate about hobbyists in recent months. There was an idea that hobbyists are devaluing the worth of trained leatherworkers and saddlers, which quite frankly isn’t true in the slightest. The real truth is that hobbyists are so important to keeping the fascination and constant attention drawn towards leatherwork.
I’m fortunate to have the space to work from home but I know there are so many people who have much uncertainty about their jobs and their income.
I’m extremely lucky to be able to have help from so many different people and places. Not only in a time of crisis like now but with every piece of work and every step I’ve made in the saddlery trade. In the last couple of blogs, I have mentioned the three different Apprenticeships I am completing and thought it would be key to explain who all these people are who are helping me so much with pursuing my dream...
This blog will mark the end of the Saddlers competition season, as we embark on the outdoor show season for many riders and horse owners. Winter can be seen as a quiet time in the year with mud often up to your knees and rain almost every day and it can be hard to be productive. However, for us saddlers, we have been busy working towards the National Saddlery Competition at Saddlers’ Hall in London...
Since January 2019, our scholarship winner Lucy Cushley has kept inundated with all her saddlery career. In her final blog of 2019, Lucy discusses her recent encounter with her local primary school and why it’s so important to love what we do.