The saddlery is the art of working various leather goods or saddles for horses. A garrison is a piece or arrangement of cavalry saddles, pack saddles and rigging. The saddler works handcrafted leather objects, masters in the art of transforming a piece of leather without any form except that of the animal.
To this artisan work it is necessary to have specialized tools such as the softwood board for cutting work, measuring tape , hammer to tap the leather and rivet the hardware, knives for cutting, 'chaira' or sharpener tool for sharpening the cutters, etc., as well as templates, tweezers, scissors, punches, ruler, compass, wooden scratcher, letter figures and numbers markers, and riveters,
Other materials are often used in addition to leather, such as canvas, fat wool called yarn with which garrisons are made or drawings on mounts or colored clothes and threads.
The word 'talabartería' means saddlery, having its origin in the term talabarte, "belt with shots to carry the sword or sabre”.