Cumbria School of Saddlery
Teaching the skills of the Rural Craftsman
About the Courses
Students are advised to attend the Bridlework course Part 1. Improvers can return to further their studies by attending the Bridlework Part 2 or Repairs course. The re-flocking course can be attended independently at any time.
Please bring with you a notebook. Long hair should be tied back. Tools, leather and materials will be supplied by the school or you may bring your own. Leather, materials and fittings used on the course must be paid for at the end of the week.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are served regularly during the day. There is a microwave cooker, crockery, utensils and a fridge in case you would like to bring in food. A van calls daily with filled rolls, pies, cakes, fruit, drinks and chocolate bars.
The Environmental Policy
Hunter Saddlery (Cumbria School of Saddlery) is a small craft-based business on the outskirts of Penrith, Cumbria. The manufacturing and repair side caters to local horse owners taking in saddlery, general leatherwork repairs and new work. Courses of instruction in saddlery techniques and leatherwork are conducted in the school section of the business throughout the year attracting applicants from around the country and beyond.
The business strives to maintain overall performance and compliance with relevant environmental legislation while minimising its impact on the environment. Our policy is: