Question: Where is the serial number on a Hereford saddle?

From what we could know from the Tex Tan Hereford representative, the saddle serial number is located inside the left fender near the Belvins buckle.

Where do you find the serial number on a saddle?

Depending on the age of your saddle, your serial number will either be on a sewn in tag, or stamped on the under-flap of your saddle. Flaps: Length goes from 1 to 5, 1 being the shortest. The letter following the length number describes the angle of the flap; C being more forward while L is standard (more straight).

Are Hereford saddles still made?

Tex Tans Hereford saddle, in all its incarnations from roping to barrel racing to parade, has gained a reputation for high quality and durability and is still widely available, with a brisk trade in used modern and historic examples.

How do you read a Tex Tan serial number?

According to a Tex Tan representative, their saddles are marked with the serial number inside the left fender near the blevins buckle; however, they may be located in other areas. The serial number is often in two parts, several numbers followed by a dash or a space, followed by another series of numbers.

How do I identify my saddle maker?

Finding the Makers Mark on a Western Saddle Western saddle makers typically place their marks on one of three places: the latigo holder, behind the cantle or on the fenders. A few makers stamp underneath the flap or on the seat itself. Sometimes you can find the makers mark on a metal tag placed on the saddle.

Are Big Horns good saddles?

Big Horn saddles may just be the best western saddles for your money. Their reputation is built on high quality, comfortable saddles for horse and rider at an affordable cost. Big Horn cordura saddles are extremely popular, and for good reason. They are light weight, extremely rugged and fit exceptionally well.

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