Catherine Clinckemaillie owns and operates her leather shop located on her Skookumhorse Ranch in Clinton, BC Canada just a few minutes from town. Clinton is a 1 ½ hour drive NW on Hwy 97 from Kamloops and about a 4-5 hour drive NE from Vancouver.
Catherine owns 4 horses which are put to use in testing the horse related leather products, be it for pack trips, long trail rides, dressage or jumping. Catherine has been running the Skookumhorse leather business since 2004 and personally makes every product by hand to ensure top quality and workmanship and strives to deliver the best service possible.
She grew up in Liechtenstein, Europe and moved to British Columbia in 1999 to start a career with horses and found her passion for the work with leather while learning the trade from a professional Swiss Saddle and Tack maker. The horses are a big part of the daily life. Catherine pursues Classical Dressage after Philippe Karl, enjoys Jumping and long trail rides and has completed the Equine studies course in Fairview College. She also gives weekend riding, horsemanship and in hand work clinics here at Skookumhorse Ranch and around BC. She takes in a few horses for training and boards a few horses. Her Horse related website is