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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.

  1. Unbuckle the fender.
    • Unbuckle the fender.

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

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

  4. Remove the hobble and blevins from the new stirrup. Remove the hobble and blevins from the new stirrup.
    • Remove the hobble and blevins from the new stirrup.

  5. Run the new stirrup leather over the bar. Run the new stirrup leather over the bar. Run the new stirrup leather over the bar.
    • Run the new stirrup leather over the bar.

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

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

  8. Pull the stirrup leather tight.
    • Pull the stirrup leather tight.

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

  10. Slide the blevins over the stirrup holes. Slide the blevins over the stirrup holes.
    • Slide the blevins over the stirrup holes.

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

Mackenzie Pagliai

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