Maryland Saddlery was started by Hope Birsh in 1989. After teaching riding for a number of years Hope decided to open Maryland Saddlery to provide quality riding equipment for her customers. 25 years later Maryland Saddlery, now located in Butler, Maryland, has along with the original store three consignment store locations. Maryland Saddlery specializes in properly fitting and tailoring riding apparel and custom boots. Hope is a bitting expert and is known for her ability to correctly choose the proper bit for her customer's horses.