Blog — Texas Saddlery
Western vs. English Saddle
Have you ever wondered if a Western and English saddle were really that much different from each other? I mean, they’re both just saddles used for riding on the back of a horse, right? Yes and no. While they’re both used for riding, there are some notable distinctions...
How Leather is Made
Today, leather is a commonly known and used material that can be found almost anywhere. It is valued for its incredible strength, durability, flexibility, and longevity. However, what does the leather making process look like?...
Who Uses Leather: Sports
Leather is apparent in our everyday lives and we may not even know it. Sports, for example, that we watch everyday, use leather. At first thought, it would seem unusual that sports would use leather because it’s often thought of as a clothing accessory or item. Sports players wouldn’t want to wear leather! However, leather is actually used in the sports items themselves. For example, it’s used on the actual baseball and football. Leather is perfect for this use because of its many traits like durability and more. Baseball Dating back to the mid 1800’s, the sport has been using...
Handmade is Not Only Better, It's Best
Our world is filled with machine-made products and items. Of course, in today’s society, it’s important to have the ability to mass produce. But in a world of mass production and manufacturing, it’s hard to find products that are of quality and handmade. Mass manufacturing has made it hard for small businesses to succeed and reach customers. However, small businesses have one foothold--selling handmade goods and products. There is no time like today to understand and see the importance of handmade products. Not only is important, but there are many benefits to buying handmade, and even local products. These products...