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Recognising Saddle Fit Issues

Saddle ID: RSFI

Welcome to the ‘Recognising Saddle Fit issues’ course for horse owners and riders. This short online course is designed to help you as a horse owner or rider, identify saddle fit issues to ensure your horses well-being.
You will know when its time to call out the saddle fitter and understand your horses behaviour in response to your saddle.

You will learn from home at a time that suits you via a series of videos which you can play, pause and rewind to work through at your own pace. Test your knowledge along the way with a series of mini quizzes and assessments. 

By the end of this course you will…

  • Have learnt from others mistakes to avoid your horse being in pain
  • Have an understanding of the evolution of the horse
  • Know basic Skeletal and muscular anatomy and have a greater appreciation of how the horse moves, and how the saddle can affect the horse
  • Be able to recognise conformation faults and understand how they impact the fit of your saddle
  • Know how to take templates of your horse for record keeping
  • Understand the points of the saddle and which parts of the saddle can do irreparable damage to your horse.
  • Know about the different types of saddles and why they are used for different disciplines
  • Be able to fault check a saddle and recognise faults with your saddleBe able to recognise signs of a poor fitting saddle in the horse and recognise when your horse is telling you something is wrong
  • Be able to recognise signs in yourself that a saddle is not fitting youKnow how to carry out a step by step saddle fit check to recognise when your saddle needs adjusting, or replacing.
  • Understand how accessories affect the fit of your saddle and know why it is important to use the correct saddle pad and girth.


What is included?

  • Instant Access to the course
  • Available 24/7
  • Learn through a series of online videos
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Mini assessments to test your knowledge
  • Lifetime access
  • Saddle Fit Checklist
  • Saddle Safety Checklist
  • BONUS: 5 x tack room pin ups
  • BONUS: 3 x Anatomy posters
Our price: £ 19 .99