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Bianca Koevoets is an artisan saddle maker with knowledge of leather processing, saddle fitting, horse biomechanics, the production process and the design process. The saddle craft is a complex and precise manufacturing process with a protocol of leather operations. This knowledge has been forgotten in the Netherlands. The saddle production chain is outdated, polluting and inefficient. Bianca Koevoets is researching how technology can innovate and make this production process more sustainable.