Blog - Frank Baines Saddlery

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 Certified Independent Saddle Fitter and SMS Associate Fitter. Based in Alberta in Canada, Kelsey is an independent fitter who has been interested in saddle […]

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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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Kirsten Beckers

Top Dutch Rider Kirsten Beckers Sponsored

Frank Baines Saddlery, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of hand-made saddles, is sponsoring Dutch Grand Prix rider Kirsten Beckers. Kirsten competes in Dressage competitions currently riding Easy Quo. She made her international Grand Prix debut in 2003 and has since gone on to achieve numerous competition successes. With the horse Broere Jazz, Kirsten has […]

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Eclipse saddle

Back by Popular Demand

The Eclipse saddle, which was discontinued in April 2018, is back due to popular demand! Garry Baines, director at Frank Baines Saddlery, explains: “It’s always a hard decision to retire a saddle design, but we need to ensure that the breadth of saddles we sell are meeting customers’ requirements in terms of design and functionality […]

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Saddlery Competition Success

Saddlers from Frank Baines were overwhelmingly successful at this years Society of Master Saddlers‘ National Saddlery Competition. All of our saddlers who entered either won or were recognised with a premier award.  Garry Baines, director at Frank Baines Saddlery, said: “The annual competition, held at Saddlers’ Hall in London and hosted by the Worshipful Company of […]

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New Stockists Join Our Network

Frank Baines Saddlery is delighted to announce a number of new stockists have agreed to sell a range of Frank Baines saddles. The stockists who join our growing network are:   France: Kitty Abse Saddle Fitter 11120 Bize Minervois   Germany: Reitsport Schulte 88444 Ummendorf Saddles4HealthyHorses D – 21709 Burweg […]

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Customise Your Saddle Online

More saddle models have been added to the recently launched Build My Baines saddle configuration tool which allows you to build and customise your bespoke saddle online. The Build My Baines tool, which was launched in September 2018 at Spoga, has been a real hit with both customers and stockists of Frank Baines Saddlery. The […]

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Garry Baines receiving his Freedom of the City award

Freeman of the City of London

Garry Baines, director of Walsall based Frank Baines Saddlery, has been made a Freeman of the City of London. Freedom of the City is one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies and was believed to have been first presented in 1237. Historically, a ‘freeman’ meant someone who was protected by their town or city and […]

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