BBC Midlands Today Visit to Frank Baines Saddlery

Having the BBC visit our factory to discuss the importance of the saddlery business in the Midlands is a significant recognition of the work and the heritage of the industry. This helped to shed light on the craftsmanship and traditions that make our business unique, while also highlighting the historical and cultural significance of saddlery […]

Frank Baines Saddlery at this years Blenheim Horse Trials

Thursday 14th September – Sunday 17th September 2023  Come and say hi and see are full range of products (Stand – B074) Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are now firmly established in the eventing calendar. They have been run since 1990, attracting the world’s best riders and the thousands of spectators who come each year to […]

Happy Easter Everyone

Here at Frank Baines Saddlery, we would like to wish everyone an eggcellent Easter Bank Holiday weekend. We’re always happy to engage with our local community with this year being no eggception. We are proud to donate a selection of chocolate eggs to St Michael & All Angels Pelsall Parish Church to ensure the local […]

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 useful […]

Victoria Coleman

Victoria honoured to become Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Saddlers

Frank Baines Saddlery Director, Victoria Coleman visited London earlier this week to be officially sworn in as Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Saddlers.  Historically, a ‘freeman’ is  someone who was protected by their town or city and had the right to trade, with members of a Guild or Livery providing goods or services to […]

Hand Made Bespoke Leather Dressage Horse Saddle Balm Saddle Care

How to care for your saddle

Your saddle is a prized possession so it’s important to understand how to care for it. Taken care of correctly your saddle will last for years and years. General Cleaning After every use, wipe down with a soft, dampened cloth to remove sweat, dirt and residue To remove heavier mud and dirt use a soft, […]

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 […]

The Frank Baines Bridle Range

Every rider knows that a  bridle is an essential part of their tack and it is vital that it is strong and reliable. Our hand-made bridles are made with the same love and care as our saddles, by skilled artisan craftspeople using traditional methods. Our bridle range is sold in components so that you can […]

Our new bridle and equine accessory range

We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new bridle and equine accessory range.  Every rider knows a bridle is an essential part of their tack and so it is vital that it is strong and reliable. Our bridles are made with the same love and care as our saddles, by skilled artisan […]

Freedom of the Saddler’s Company for Victoria

We are delighted  to announce that our Director, Victoria Coleman has been granted admission to the Freedom of the Saddlers’ Company by Redemption of the Trade and Freeman of the City of London. This is a major honour for Victoria who follows in the footsteps of her father Frank Baines and brother Garry, who were […]