• A Tribute to John Forrester (1957 – 2020) 1 A Tribute to John Forrester (1957 – 2020)

    From Lyle and Helen Kent We first met John and Robyn Forrester in 1991, during our first year of travel to Outback cattle stations of the North/West of Australia. We and our four sons, Ben, Daniel, Jamie and Paul and our pet dog Jock pulled into Meda Station, near Derby, Western Australia, where John Forrester […]

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  • Outback Station Trip Postponed

    We’ve come to a tough decision that we need to postpone the Kent Saddlery visit to Outback Stations for 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks with a view to resume travelling to some stations during this mustering season if travel restrictions are lifted. We have a definite plan to […]

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  • 30 years of station travel Landline segment 2 30 years of station travel Landline segment

    Kent Saddlery, and Lyle & Helen in particular, would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the ABC’s Landline for their recent program featuring our 29th year of travel in our truck shop to the Outback cattle stations of the North and West of Australia. We are very grateful for everyone who was present at […]

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  • Laser Printing 3 Laser Printing

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  • Our heartfelt thanks to Landline 4 Our heartfelt thanks to Landline

    Kent Saddlery, and Lyle & Helen in particular, would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the ABC’s Landline for their recent program featuring our 29th year of travel in our truck shop to the Outback cattle stations of the North and West of Australia. We are very grateful for everyone who was present at […]

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  • 30 years travelling the Outback... 5 30 years travelling the Outback…

    Kent Saddlery is the family business of Lyle and Helen Kent. It is an Australian saddlery with experience on cattle stations, and a connection to the outback and country people.
    We supply custom made saddles and quality leather gear hand-crafted in our workshop at Stanthorpe in Queensland.

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  • Saddle Materials

    Leather Kent Saddles are made using only the very best leather. Our leather is sourced mostly from the USA as well as some Australian suppliers. We primarily use USA tannery Wickett and Craig’s leather as we have found it to be of a consistently high standard. Right: Wickett and Craig’s Matt Bressler (sales manager) talking […]

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  • Saddle Care

    Initial Treatment A new saddle needs breaking in like a pair of boots. Special attention is needed from the start to take the squeak out and make the leather soft and pliable and the saddle comfortable to ride in. Oil rough out and smooth out leather in exactly the same way. Once you’re sure that […]

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  • Saddle FAQ’s

    Call 1800 651 535 for your no obligation saddle consultation.  We love talking about saddles and can help you choose a saddle style and options for your needs. Feel free to call in and see us, or phone one of our saddlers, Ben, Daniel or Tom, with any questions you may have. Will the saddle fit […]

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  • Saddle Testimonials

    It’s as good now after 15 years of riding as the day it arrived. Shelley McRae, NSW, Station Special Saddle We love our Kent Saddles. I was lucky enough to be given the privilege of riding in a brand new Station Special in the stockcamp at Birrindudu 1999. It fitted every horse I was given for the […]

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