APG of East Central Minnesota
Mike Bray watches the news every night and sees all the things health care workers go through.
One night, the accomplished saddle maker realized he needed to thank them.
“It’s not often that the health care workers are thanked, and a pat on the back means a lot,” Bray said.
So Bray went out to his Lake Ida leather studio and began what he has done so many times before.
Like Bray did when he created hand-tooled saddles honoring law enforcement, victims of PTSD, U.S. troops, and his Saddle of Hope, an artistic tribute to