Line Hansen – saddler

10th February 2023  |  ALUMNI | AWARD WINNERS

Line Hansen – saddler

Winner of the 2022 Heritage Crafts / Marsh Trainer Award

Line Hansen with Annie McCarthy and Heather CrombieThe Heritage Crafts / Marsh Trainer of the Year award was won by Line Hansen, saddler.

Line teaches on the City & Guilds courses on saddle making, harness making and bridle making, and shoemaking at Capel Manor College. She started as an equestrian, beginning her career as a rider then becoming a riding instructor, which led to her appreciation for saddlery. Line has won numerous awards in saddlery and harness making and has educated and trained a large number of students of the craft, who have themselves gone on to become skilled craftspeople and trainers.

Photo: Line Hansen, Heritage Crafts / Marsh Trainer of the Year winner 2022, with Annie McCarthy and Heather Crombie from the Marsh Charitable Trust