Side Saddle Books & Links

These links represent only a few of the many side saddle resources online. The ISSO does not endorse any particular entity, but these have been well-reviewed over time. There are also numerous side saddle groups in Facebook (including our own!) and other social media like Pinterest. If you know of a link we should consider, please contact us.


  • Annual Gathering - 2019 Annual Gathering will be March Unmounted Clinic & Annual Meeting, Mar 23 & 24 2019 in Branchburg, NJ.  Details to follow.  

  • Camp Leaping Horn - A four day camp held July 16-19, 2019 at the United States Equestrian Federation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ, designated to side saddle instruction and education followed by the Liberty Side Saddle Network Horse Show July 20th and 21th. Visit their website or Facebook group for more information.



  • There are many other texts that deal only in part with riding aside. You may find many of these via Google Books, Project Gutenberg, The Internet Archive, and other internet sources, in addition to book dealers.

Side Saddle Sales, Repair, and Maintenance

  • The Side Saddlery ISSO's own store, selling everything the aside rider needs from saddles and whips to saddle repair and video. Items donated for sale are tax-deductible and directly benefit ISSO's work. We also accept consignment items including saddles and habits. All proceeds from The Side Saddlery benefit ISSO's programs.

  • Sidesaddle Heaven Saddle and habit sales. Sue Tobin in Connecticut.

  • Laura Dempsey Master Saddler based in Warwickshire, UK

  • Wendy Tibold Saddle maker in Queensland, Australia


Habit Makers and Habit Patterns




Side Saddle Themed Gifts and Goodies



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