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 Leather Braiding Instruction at Horse Expo

May 9, 10, 11 and 12, 2019

Instruction by Gail Hought

 Sign up below or call 707-599-9493

Full refund up until April 30th. No refund after that date.

$100 per class

If classes are available, we will take walk-ins.

9 Lesson spaces open.

The Western States HORSE EXPO at Rancho Murieta Equestrian Center, California, will be held May 9-12, 2019.  We will be there for the 4 days and invite you to look for the Hought Fine Art and Leather booth where I will be teaching leather braiding classes. 

There will be one 3 hour class in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Morning sessions are from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM; afternoon sessions are from 2 PM - 5 PM.  Each session is limited to 2 students.

*Upon enrollment either on this page or by phone, 707-599-9493, there will be a $100 fee.  Feel free to enroll in more than one session. 

Materials supplied include pre-cut fully prepared strings and a mandrel, which you will take home.  Tools are supplied.  Bring your braiding questions as well, I will be happy to answer them.

Buttons and Knots Instructed: as seen in the above photo  

2 & 3 pass Spanish Ring Knot
6 bight Turk’s head with herringbone interweave
6 bight Turk’s head with gaucho interweave
4 bight gaucho
6 bight long pineapple button with herringbone interweave
A notebook is recommended.

*Are you interested in learning to braid a Bosal?  I would be happy to provide instruction on the noseband and the heel knot, both their groundwork and braiding.  These would be taught in sections and could be a way for you to get started.  Please let me know if you are interested by calling or emailing me to set up these times during the provided sign-up times.  707-599-9493 or hought@hought.com

Available for purchase will be several braiding kits-including Key Fob kits, all books in The Art of Braiding collection and the pencil drawn Hackamore series western art prints.


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 Email - hought@hought.com

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