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  • What level of experience with horses is required for western saddle fitting training at The Saddler's Technique?
    At The Saddler's Technique, we believe that a deep understanding of equine behaviour and body mechanics is crucial for effectively fitting Western saddles, along with some riding experience. Our training program is designed for individuals who are experienced, confident, and comfortable working with horses, as this knowledge and background is essential for successful saddle fitting and ensuring the comfort and well-being of both the horse and rider.
  • How much do the western saddle fitting courses at The Saddler's Technique cost?
    The western saddle fitting courses at The Saddler's Technique are designed to provide comprehensive training in western and treeless saddle fitting. The cost of our courses varies depending on which course and level of training desired. To get detailed information about the cost of our Western saddle fitting courses, please do get in touch.
  • How and when do I pay?
    Your chosen course must be paid for in full before the course’s start date. All courses are non refundable. We accept the following: Bank Transfer By cheque made payable to The Saddler's Technique Ltd.
  • Will The Saddler's Technique be offering online courses in the near future?
    Yes, we are planning to offer online courses in the near future. As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive education in western and treeless saddle fitting, we are working on developing online courses that will provide in-depth instruction and guidance for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in saddle fitting. These courses will feature video tutorials, interactive modules, and resources to ensure that participants receive a thorough understanding of proper saddle fitting techniques. Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming online courses, designed to bring our expertise and instruction directly to you, wherever you may be.
  • How do I enrol for The Western Saddle Fitter's Course?
    Please complete and submit the enrolment form, then we will get back to you to arrange a telephone interview.
  • Will I become a qualified western saddle fitter on successful completion of the professional saddle fitting course?
    Yes. On completion and passing of the exam of the professional saddle fitting course, you will become a TST qualified western saddle fitter.
  • Are the courses accredited?
    We are initially looking at internal accreditation, but are looking into formal accreditation for the future.
  • Where are the courses held?
    Currently the course is held at Ferne Animal Sanctuary in Somerset, UK. In the future we are looking at various locations around the country alongside some online learning.
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