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NORTH AMERICAN SADDLERY SCHOOL
Traditional Skills for the Future
Introduction to Bridle Fitting Course
Venue: Stoneleigh Equine
Clear Spring, MD
Length: 2 day (Saturday & Sunday)
Subject: Basics of Bridle Fitting Techniques
Cost: $927.00 plus tax
Date: Fall 2023 TBD
*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.
Meals: Breakfast (coffee and bagels), lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
Accommodation is not included and must be arranged by the delegate as well as transportation
This course is designed to give a practical knowledge of the basics of Bridling. It incorporates research and practical knowledge with analysis of strength and pressures on the head and neck. The biomechanical effects of different nosebands on the bit are also discussed.
Bridle leather - an instruction and comparison.
Bridle hardware for all forms of construction
Appropriate bridling -- the rules of width, style and size
The head and neck anatomy
Poor bridle fit effects
Teeth - as they affect bridling and bitting
Nosebands, Martingales, and Training Tack
Fitting a Snaffle
Fitting a Gag
Fitting a Double and Pelham
Nosebands and their affects
Bitless bridles, their action and fit
Martingales and Training aids
This course must be paid in full at time the of registration and is non refundable and non transferrable. Course bookings have two options; book online or download the registration form and return with course to:
North American Saddlery School
11655 Rocky Meadow Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722 USA
*Please note that deposits and course fees are non refundable, however cancellations will carry over for one year after the date of cancellation and the candidate will have to pay any increase in tuition. Please see the complete policy above.
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