From Middle English sadel, from Old English sadol, from Proto-Germanic *sadulaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sod-dʰlo-, from Proto-Indo-European *sed- ("to sit") + *-dʰlom (instrumental suffix). Cognate with Scots sadil, Saterland Frisian Soadel, West Frisian seal, Dutch zadel, Low German Sadel...Jun 10, 2013 · Restoring old war saddles and unlocking secrets By Lorraine Horsley and Rebecca Brewin The Goldfields War Museum has been restoring saddles used in the Boer War and First and Second World Wars.
American Saddlery and Big Horn Saddlery have hand made close to a million saddles since the 1960's! Combining quality craftsmanship with modern equine industry innovations. With comfort for both rider and horse in mind, our saddles are made in the United States of America – in Chattanooga, Tennessee.