Big Bend Saddlery
2701 East Hwy 90 Alpine, Tx 79830
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Life in the Saddle is a collection of stories told by the men and women who lived the cowboy life. The stories told of and by cowboys have always attracted an interested audience. The culture that developed around the cowboy came with its own manner of speech, dress code and morals. However, there is little distinction between being a cowboy and working as a cowboy. A cowboy isn't just doing a job, but living a lifestyle. It's the way their children are raised. It's putting in an honest day's work. It is helping the neighbors. There are horses to feed, fences to mend and cattle to market all while trying to stretch a constantly strained budget. It is these stories that are presented in this book. The men and women in this book tell stories of hardship, endurance and great wrecks from a point of view that has to be earned.
Order with Confidence from Big Bend Saddlery. We make only top quality products from the best materials that money can buy. We stand behind all our products with a guarantee against defects in materials or workmanship. We want you to be 100% satisfied with any product you buy from Big Bend Saddlery. If not, simply return it to us for a credit, refund or exchange. Items eligible for returns must be received by to our store within 30 days and items must be new, unused and contain original product packaging and accessories. Some items are non-returnable such as CD's, DVD's, Video Tapes, Books, and Customized Items. Shipping charges will not be refunded unless we are at fault in shipping incorrect or damaged merchandise.
We stock or have access to many products not shown on our website, and would be happy to help you find anything that we can. We do custom leatherwork and custom silverwork.
As far as we can tell, our shop was opened in 1905. It was named for this area, the Big Bend Region of Texas, which got its name from the bend or turn made by the Rio Grande River just south of us. We are located in the Davis Mountains with the 800,000-acre Big Bend National Park to the south. We are a small shop located on the east side of Alpine, Texas with employees who feature personalized, friendly service. Let us help you any way we can.