In-store news

A roundup of the latest news, stories, special offers, and other happenings from the James Built Saddlery store.

  • Rural Redneck Barn Board Signs

Rural Redneck Barn Board Signs

RURAL REDNECK BARN BOARD SIGNS! What do you do with a stack of old barn board that's taking up space in your barn? That thought has been on my mind for awhile. Burn it? Fill [...]

  • James Built Saddlery saddle

How to wash your saddle

Cleaning our saddles and tack Every spring, people come into the store saying: "I'm going to clean my saddle. Where is the oil?" To which I reply, "Oiling is not cleaning. Do you have [...]

  • Longhorn saddlebags

Saddlebags You Design

Picture have set up a day of nothing but you, your horse and a long trail ride in the hills or mountains. You start packing your lunch, water and everything you might need [...]

  • JBS Herman Oak leather reins

Hermann Oak reins update

We use extra heavy Hermann Oak Old World Harness leather when making our reins. Most importantly, we inspect each hide for any cuts or weak spots. Then we hand cut, hand edge, rub and [...]

  • JBS Mane Event, Red Deer 2020
  • JBS Booth at the Mane Event
  • JBS- mane event booth

Mane Event 2019

This is our 13th year of showcasing our work at The Mane Event in Red Deer. The event will be April 24, 25 and 26, 2020. We will  also be promoting our online store! [...]