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Lodge Farm, Old Basing

Pathway to Saddle Fitting (Level 1&2) (1)

Pathway to Saddle Fitting One Day Course. Perfect for horse owners, therapists and aspiring saddle fitters.

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Pathway to Saddle Fitting (Level 1&2) (1)
Pathway to Saddle Fitting (Level 1&2) (1)

Time & Location

14 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 16:00

Lodge Farm, Old Basing , Lodge Farm, Pyotts Hill, Old Basing RG24 8AR

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About the event

Price - £175

Pre-Requisites - None.

Learn how to confidently and accurately assess saddle fit with our pathway to saddle fitting course. ​

Ideal for horse owners, equine body workers, trainers, veterinarians and aspiring saddle fitters.

The course  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 ​and enrol on to our level 3 certification course.

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 and progress towards a career in saddle fitting.

CONTENT  ​ The one day practical 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.

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 ​

100% cancellation fee at any time. If you are unable to attend the practical element it is possible to complete the training virtually or potentially transfer to another date depeding on availability. Please contact admins@saddle-academy.com if you need to cancel your place for any reason.

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

Tickets

  • Pathway Ticket (Level 2)

    Venue Location - Lodge Farm is located along a dead end road (pyotts hill) which is situated on a sharp bend. Continue along the dead end road and you will see the a long concrete drive with a small red post box at the entrance. Please follow the long drive all the way up and parking will be at the very top.

    £175.00

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