has been a name synonymous with quality Horse Covers and Equestrian
Accessories since 1947, when Frank Watson opened his business at
F.A. Watson & Sons became the country's largest manufacturing Saddlers, but a decline in Farm Horse numbers due to factors such as Farm Bikes and mechanisation, meant the company changed focus to Luggage in the 1960's and were eventually purchased by the FLIGHT group, which are still manufacturing today.
The Horse Cover business lived on with Trevor, in Otahuhu, while Ray continued with Luggage and Leather Work.
Ray moved the business to Waiuku in the mid 1980ís to a property in Glenbrook, where he steadily built up is Luggage business but also took in a lot of Saddlery repairs, due to the large population of Horse lovers in the area.
When Trevor died in 1989, Ray took over the Horse Cover patterns and they are now an integral part of the business.
The business has been
quietly flourishing in its location at
With over Fifty years of experience in Saddlery and Horse Accessories and two generations of Horse Riding and Horse care, we should be your FIRST and LAST stop when providing for your Horse and Rider