Now you can learn to make your own scale miniature western saddle set from our detailed kit! Inside, you'll find all the materials and supplies to construct:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about our Western Saddle Kits

Western Saddle Kit

Rio Rondo's basic Saddle Kit includes the following items, all in one package:

Rio Rondo's Saddle Kits are available in either Traditional Scale (approx. 1:9) and the smaller Classic (approx 1:12 or dollhouse) scales.

If you are not sure which scale your model is, check out our Scale Reference Page
For a list of tools needed to assemble this kit see the Kit Info Page

The kit comes plain (as shown, without decoration) however, you can play around with many options and add-ons including:

All these options and more are yours to choose from to create the miniature western saddle of your dreams!

Decorated Saddles from Kits

Saddles crafted from kits by Kathy Wiggins

Western Saddle Kits
Includes Leather, Lace, Hardware, Instructions & Pattern


Western Saddle Kit
Trad (1:9) scale — $29.25 each


Western Saddle Kit
Classic (1:12) scale — $27.75 each

Related Saddle Kit Supplies

Our saddle kits already include all of the leather and hardware items you will need (not including glue, scissors and other tools—for a list of additional items you'll need, click here) however, you may find you wish to purchase extra items to create custom tack items with...

Saddle Tree Sets

Saddle Tree Set

The Saddle Kit already includes these trees, however you may wish to order extras for special projects. Our two-part trees make it easier to assemble miniature saddles, whether you are working from our basic kit or your own designs. Cast of resin or durable pewter, they are available in either Traditional or Classic Scale.

Western Saddle Tree Sets
Cast Resin Tree Sets
WT1t — Trad Scale Tree Set — $9.00 ea.
WT1c — Clas Scale Tree Set — $7.80 ea.
Cast Pewter Tree Sets
WT5t — Trad Scale Tree Set — $13.00 ea.
WT5c — Clas Scale Tree Set — $12.00 ea.
Western Saddle Tree Parts
Cast Resin Shoulders (front)
WTP1t—Trad Shoulder only — $4.50 ea.
WTP1c—Clas Shoulder only — $3.90 ea.
Cast Resin Seats (back)
WTS1t—Trad Tree Seat only — $4.50 ea.
WTS1c—Clas Tree Seat only — $3.90 ea.

Saddle Kit Hardware Sheets

Most of the hardware you need is included on this sheet of parts. This hardware is already included in the kit, but you may wish to order extras for special projects.

Saddle Kit Hardware
NOTE: jump rings and pins etc. are not included with these sheets. Bit style may vary.
T75 —Trad Saddle Hardware Sheet
$4.25 ea.
T85 —Clas Saddle Hardware Sheet
$3.85 ea.

T75 Trad Saddle Kit Hardware Sheet

T85 Clas Saddle Kit Hardware Sheet

Manuals, Pattern Sheets, Tooling Film

Patterns & Manuals
These items are postage-paid to US addresses.
BKT1t—Trad Saddle Pattern Page
$2.50 ea.
BKT1c—Clas Saddle Pattern Page
$2.50 ea.
BKT2—Saddle Kit Manual
$4.00 ea.
Tooling Film
Film used to transfer designs onto tooling leather.
TF2—Tooling Film Sheet
— 8.5 x 5.5"

$1.00 ea.
TF3—Tooling Film Roll
— approx 3ft x 3.5" strip (when available)

$1.00 ea.

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