OAES: Introduction to Saddle Fitting
- Category: Online
- Externship: No
- Venue: HEA Farm
- Course Capacity: N/A
- Prerequisites: No
- Skill Level:
- Start Course:
How can I tell if my saddle fits?!
This online course from the Online Academy of Equine Science is designed for owners, riders, trainers andequine healthcare professionals. Students will learn evidence-based principles of saddle fit for English and Western saddles, with practical evaluation and fitting techniques.
The course is divided into 8 parts, with learning exercises at the end of each section. Although billed as an introduction to saddle fitting, you will find that this course is more comprehensive than most saddle fitting classes.
Students have one year to complete the course after registration.
- The (5) Components of Saddle Fitting
- Considerations & Repercussions of Poor Saddle Fit
- Myths of Saddle Fitting
- Gullets, Bar Angles and Panels – What Does it All Mean?
- Anatomy of English Saddles
- Anatomy of Western Saddles
Open to all owners, riders, trainers and equine healthcare professionals
Learning exercises at the end of each section are included in the cost of the class.