The saddlery is the art of working various leather goods or saddles for
horses. A garrison is a piece or arrangement of cavalry saddles, pack saddles
and rigging. The saddler works handcrafted
leather objects, masters in the art of transforming a piece of leather without
any form except that of the animal.
To this artisan work it is necessary to have specialized tools such as
the softwood board for cutting work, measuring
tape , hammer to tap the leather and rivet the hardware, knives for cutting, 'chaira' or sharpener tool for sharpening the cutters, etc., as well as templates, tweezers, scissors, punches, ruler, compass,
wooden scratcher, letter figures and numbers markers,
Other materials are often used in addition to leather, such as canvas,
fat wool called yarn with which garrisons are made or drawings on mounts or
colored clothes and threads.
word 'talabartería' means saddlery, having its origin in the term talabarte, "belt with shots to
carry the sword or sabre”.