PATHWAY TO SADDLE FITTING
1-Day Pathway to Saddle Fitting:
Saturday 16th October - Emsworth, Hampshire FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 20th November - Bordon, Hampshire SPACES AVAILABLE
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PATHWAY TO SADDLE FITTING COURSE
SATURDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2021 SPACES AVAILABLE
SATURDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2021 SPACES AVAILABLE
Duration – 1 Day
Early Bird Price - £175
Pre-Requisites - None. Minimum age 14
Learn how to confidently and accurately assess saddle fit with our 1 day pathway to saddle fitting course.
Ideal for horse owners, equine body workers, trainers and veterinarians
The course will involve both theoretical and practical training and will cover the basics of saddle fit, saddle safety how to identify an ill-fitting saddle
Successful candidates may progress towards a career in saddle fitting
The aim of the course is to provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of saddle fit and how you as a horse owner or equine professional can identify saddle fit issues and progress towards a career in saddle fitting.
The day will contain a mixture of both theoretical and practical training where you will be working in groups to assess a variety of different horses and saddles. Practical clothing and footwear is recommended along with any other PPE you feel would be necessary. We will be working in an outdoor venue so please ensure you have appropriate clothing for the weather.
Tea, coffee and water will be provided and there will be several comfort breaks throughout the day. Lunch is not provided so please bring something along with you as there are no catering facilities on site.
Detailed joining instructions will be provided closer to the date. In the meantime please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
>8 weeks notice 0% cancellation fee
8-6 weeks notice 20% cancellation fee
6-4 weeks notice 50% cancellation fee
<4 weeks notice 100% cancellation fee
ITINERARY EXAMPLE (subject to change)
9.00 - Theory - Purpose of the saddle, parts of the saddle, basic anatomy, principals of saddle fit
10.00 – Practical – Assessing the saddle (off the horse)
10.30 – Break
10.45 - Practical – Chalking the horse, saddle support area
12.00 – Break for Lunch
13.00 – Practical - Assessing Saddle Fit (on the horse)
15.00 – Practical – Assessing the saddle in motion
16.00 – Questions and debrief
International Academy of Saddle Fitters
(South Coast Saddlery Ltd)
Tel: +44 (0) 203 488 3434