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Our Story

“Learn to honor traditions, even when they challenge us.”


Bob and Tara Hickman own Hickman Saddlery in Post Falls, Idaho, USA. 80% of all their products are made in the USA.

They expanded their business in 2012 in Aldersyde, AB, Canada. Hickman's does trade shows and serves customers in Alberta.


Bob is a saddle maker since 1989 and has been a bit, spur and saddle collector for the past twenty years. Bob was born in Almota, Washington. Bob Hickman's grandfather was a foundation breeder for appaloosas back in the late 1920s through 1940s. Bob was a calf roper in high school and College.

Tara was born in Germany and raised in Canada. Tara grew up riding horses since she was two, thanks to her grandparents who had workhorses, her first love for a horse was an old Clydesdale horse name, babe. Growing up, Tara rode in small shows all around Ontario, Canada.

Tara's dedication, leadership and excellence in marketing. With 13 years of experience as the director of finance for Hickman Saddlery. Tara specializes in customer relations. In the course of her duties, she is responsible for overseeing finances and marketing and working with customers to ensure that they get exactly what they want from their custom-made items. ​

Their business is expanding worldwide. Hickman Saddlery sells to collectors in France, Italy and Sweden. Canada. There's a big market in Europe.


One of their biggest events is at the Mandalay bay Convention Center. National Finals in Las Vegas Bob Hickman says he caters mostly to the "working cowboy. "It's seeing buckaroos all over the West relying on his gear that's most gratifying.


USA Staff


Matt Redd is a saddlemaker and does work alongside Bob. He is in charge of preparing and building saddles.

Builds other Hickman Saddlery equine products.



Works at Hickman Saddlery desk & customer service. 


Our Customer Service line:



Cody Littlejohn


Buddy Tetreault

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