Bridle Making Level Three

 

Venue:      Stoneleigh Farm

                   Clear Spring, MD 21722

Length:     5 days (Monday-Friday)

Cost:           $2,000, 50% deposit required to save course spot, due with application

Dates:        March 30-April 3rd, 2020, Application below!

*For dates and more information please click on the registration link below if the course is currently scheduled, if missing please check back for schedule updates

 

Course Objective

 

This Bridle making course consists of Instruction and practice in making the required items:

Required Items

  • A Show Double Bridle

  • An Inhand Stallion Show Bridle (brass mounted)

  • An Atherstone Girth

  • A sample of buckle chape stitched to 3 layers of elastic

 

 

Assessed Elements:

  • Product quality

  • Cutting

  • Edge stain and creasing

  • Pricking

  • Skiving

  • Punching

  • Finishing

  • Use of sewing machine

  • Professional work practices

 

Theory Requirements:

  • Name and use of all tools

  • Properties and characteristics of the materials used and fittings required

  • Name and function of each part

  • Reasons for each procedure

  • Reasons for the design

  • Correct use and threading of the sewing machine

  • General history of tack

Registration

This course must be paid in full at time of registration, due to the flight arrangements and cost of obtaining the best Instructors. Please download your registration form and return with course deposit to:

 

North American Saddlery School

1684 Hendershot Rd, Warfordsburg, PA 17267

or

saddleryschool@gmail.com

*Please note that deposits and course fees are non refundable, however cancellations will carry over for one year after the date of cancellation. 

 

Fee Includes

  • Tuition

  • Meals:  Breakfast (coffee and bagels), lunch and refreshments throughout the day.  

  • Accommodation is not included and must be arranged by the delegate. 

 

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