1-day Pathway to Saddle Fitting Course

Saturday 28th August 2021 - Reading

Saturday 18th - Hampshire

 

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PATHWAY TO SADDLE FITTING COURSE

SATURDAY 28TH AUGUST 2021 FULLY BOOKED

SATURDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2021 SPACES AVAILABLE

Duration – 1 Day

Venue – TBC (HAMPSHIRE)

Early Bird Price - £115 (Full price £175 if booked less than 4 weeks before the course date)

 

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

COURSE AIM

 

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.

 

CONTENT 

The day will contain a mixture of both theoretical and practical training where you will be working in small 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.

 

REFRESHMENTS

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.

 

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS

>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

 

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

XO Exclusive Equitation

  (South Coast Saddlery Ltd)

Mail: info@xosaddles.com
Tel:  +44 (0) 203 488 3434