Bob Goudreault comes from a cattle and horse farm near Edmonton, Alberta. Upon completing high school he went to Edmonton Northlands race track. It was racing Standardbred horses that hooked Bob in the horse business.
It was not long after that; Bob attended the Olds College Farrier Science program. Upon completion, Bob returned to the track, this time, Calgary Stampede race track where he started a 25 year venture in the Farrier business. Serving the horse industry in the Calgary area brought experience in many areas of the horse world. From race horses, polo horses, performance horses, ranch horses and gaited horses.
In 1989 Bob attended the Olds College saddle making program for two years. Under the direction of Ken Cameron, a veteran saddle maker from Red deer Alberta. Armed with a fresh passion for the horse industry
Bob moved to Merritt BC in the winter of 1991 to work for Andy Knight,
and along side John Vissor of Knight's Western Emporium . He has been very fortunate to have worked with some of the finest craftsman in the business over the years.
In 1993 Bob moved to Kamloops BC and started Kamloops Saddlery. Together with his wife Rebecca they call an acreage east of Kamloops home. The shop is located on the property and is where the horse gear and saddles are created.