Saddlers - Traditional Leather Artisans

Saddle maker in Mexico CityThis saddle maker has been in the business for over 50 years, making saddles for escaramuza and charro teams alike. Alfonso Oviedo Perez learned from his father while growing up in Guanajuato, and has passed down his know-how to his son Juan.

"My dad started by making huarache sandles." 

The father and son can be found at a their workshop at Pedregal's charreria facilities in Mexico City, custom making every leather good known to charreria for both female and male riders across Mexico.  Not just saddles!

Watch this audiovisual where Alfonso and his son Juan tell their story.

For English subtitles, after clicking ¨play,¨then click the CC at the bottom right of the youtube window.

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