Introduction

In this guide the reader will learn how to properly replace the fender on a western saddle. The repair will require a new saddle fender. It is easiest to perform this replacement while using a saddle stand, but it is not required.

Unbuckle the fender.
  • Unbuckle the fender.

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Remove the stirrup from the fender.
  • Remove the stirrup from the fender.

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  • Pull on the fender leather to remove the fender from the saddle.

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  • Remove the hobble and blevins from the new stirrup.

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  • Run the new stirrup leather over the bar.

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  • Bring the fender leather out on the underside of the saddle.

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  • Push the leather back under the bar over the rigging.

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  • Pull the stirrup leather tight.

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  • Put stirrup, blevins, and hobble back on the new stirrup.

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  • Slide the blevins over the stirrup holes.

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  • After the fender is fixed the saddle should be ready to ride.

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Conclusion

The fender is replaced and you are ready to ride!

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