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 Leather Braiding Instruction at WESTERN STATES HORSE EXPO

Murieta Equestrian Center, Sacramento, CA

May 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2020

Instruction by Gail Hought

Classes are in the HORSEINTEREST workshop area.

 Sign up below or call 707-599-9493

Space secured by payment for braiding lessons will not be refundable; however, the fee will be credited towards future lessons, braiding books, braiding tools, supplies and/or braided items. 

 

$150 per class

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

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 $150 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, small tools and supplies and all the books in The Art of Braiding collection.

 

May 7, 2020 Morning instruction # 1

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 May 7, 2020 Morning instruction # 2

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

May 7, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 3

2 PM - 5 PM

May 7, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 4

2 PM - 5 PM

     



May 8, 2020 Morning instruction # 5

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

May 8, 2020 Morning instruction # 6

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

 May 8, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 7

2 PM - 5 PM

  May 8, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 8

2 PM - 5 PM

     

May 9, 2020 Morning instruction # 9

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Space Taken

  May 9, 2020 Morning instruction # 10

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

May 9, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 11

2 PM - 5 PM

 May 9, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 12

2 PM - 5 PM

     

May 10, 2020 Morning instruction # 13

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  May 10, 2020 Morning instruction # 14

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

May 10, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 15

2 PM - 5 PM

 May 10, 2020 Afternoon instruction # 16

2 PM - 5 PM

     
 

 Email - hought@hought.com

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