Award winning week for Frank Baines Saddlery

We are overwhelmed and excited to win the Highly Commended Award in the Technology category at BETA International 2020, for Build My Baines, our digital saddle builder that makes customising a saddle easy. Judges described it as“ great use of technology and innovative”. The tool has been in development for a couple of years and […]

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Flog it! Let’s Blog it!

This week we were very proud to be featured on BBC’s Flog It. The saddlery was included in a feature about the horses of World War 1 and the impact that had on the leather and saddlery industry in Walsall in the West Midlands. During the 1st World War around half a million horses were […]

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Top tips for Road Safety and horses

This week is Road Safety Week. Whilst we are educated regularly about safe driving and pedestrian awareness we are told less often told how to react when we pass horse on the road. There are an estimated 58,372,106 horses across the world, and nearly a million horses in the UK alone. If you drive there […]

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Fireworks and your horse

It’s that time of year where the pops and bangs of fireworks fill our evenings. While it’s fun for those watching, it can be very frightening for horses and other animals. But there are simple steps you can take to help your horse stay calm during the celebrations. The British Horse Society has shared some […]

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Winter care for your horse top tips

As the nights draw in and the weather turns colder horse owners begin to turn their thoughts to the challenges of winter and the extra care that is needed to keep their horse healthy and happy during the cold months. Monitor weight and increase food intake When they are cold, horses are more likely to […]

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World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day and we are rejoicing the benefits of horse riding. We already know the amazing health benefits for your physical health but it’s also a fantastic way to boost your self-esteem and confidence. Many studies have shown that having a close relationship with animals can reduce problems like stress and […]

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Free Numnah with every new saddle

Free Numnah with Every New Saddle

We’re delighted to announce the arrival of our newly designed numnah’s. All saddle orders shipped from 19 July will receive a FREE Dressage or Jumping numnah as well as a sample pot of saddle food and a highly sought after Frank Baines Saddlery key ring. A numnah or saddle pad protects the saddle from dirt […]

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Building renovation

New Phase for Saddle Manufacturer

We’re pleased to announce that the renovation of our headquarters in Walsall is complete and we have moved into our new facilities. The building at Northcote Street in Walsall has been our home since the company was established by Frank Baines in 1980, but we had outgrown the space. Following almost a year of planning […]

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Four Winds Saddle Service

New Stockist in Canada

We’re delighted to welcome Canadian based Four Winds Saddle Services Ltd to our network of Approved Stockists. Four Winds Saddle Services was formed in 2017 by Kelsey Hamer who is a Society of Master Saddlers, Trainee Saddle Fitter. Based in Alberta in Canada, Kelsey is an independent fitter who has been interested in saddle fitting […]

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Frank Baines Saddlery

Equine Inspired

As of 1st May 2019, Frank Baines Saddlery will no longer be associated with Equine Inspired LLC in South Carolina, USA and they will no longer be an Approved Stockist of Frank Baines’ saddles. Any products on their website that references Frank Baines or Gullikson-Baines will no longer be valid. Frank Baines Saddlery works with […]

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