Harwell lives with his wife Judy in Prairie Grove, Arkansas on
a lovely farm amidst the rolling hills of the Ozark Mountains.
Jim graduated from
Outlaw Saddlery School in 1996. His
favorite saddle to make and to ride is the old-time half-seat or
buckaroo saddle. Jim also enjoys making other working cowboy
gear and accessories such as chaps, chinks, saddle bags, breast
Jim builds a
custom saddle for the comfort and needs of horse and rider. His
saddles are made on a wood, rawhide covered tree with quality U.S.
tanned leather and handcrafted workmanship. Jim has made
saddles for trail horses, roping and reining, and cutting horses.
His saddles have gone to various locations including Arkansas,
Oklahoma, Kansas, West Texas, Montana, and Austria.
Jim and his wife Judy moved to Shumate
Crossing 2003 where they built the shop which was our living quarters
and saddle shop until construction was completed on our house in
Jim and Judy have five horses and
enjoy trail riding.