Are Hereford saddles still made?

Best Answer: Unfortunately this saddle has been discontinued in the 17″.

Where are Hereford saddles made?

You’ll run across Yoakum, Texas, on the Coastal Plain just a hop, skip and a jump southeast of San Antonio on the way to Victoria. It’s known as the Leather Capital of Texas, and is the long-time home of Texas Tanning and Manufacturing Co., better known as Tex Tan, maker of Hereford brand saddles.

Where is the serial number on a Hereford saddle?

The serial number is often located with or near the manufacturer’s saddle mark — a design or logo that identifies the saddle maker’s brand.

How can you tell the manufacturer of a 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 maker’s mark on a metal tag placed on the saddle.

How do you measure a saddle to sell?

Use a measuring tape and measure from the center of the button on the pommel (front of the saddle), to the middle of the cantle (rear of the saddle). For most adult size saddles this will be about 17″.


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