Introduction to Saddle & Bridle Making Basic Skills 

 

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 3, 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

Fee Includes:

  • Tuition & materials

  • 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

 


 

Course Objective

 

This level teaches and tests the candidates in saddlery skills needed to begin their training in English saddle and bridle making.

 

A prerequisite for :

  • Saddle making levels

  • Bridle making levels

  • Saddle fitting qualification

 

Skills

Tests and assignments have been developed in each area to allow candidates to demonstrate their craft skills in the beginning areas.

 

These include: measuring, cutting, edging, staining, rubbing up, stitching and hole punching at a basic level. You will be required to make a pair of stirrup leathers, an Irish martingale and a bridle headpiece, with three skill practicing work projects to encourage progress of a belt, buckle guards and a needle case. This level is all done by hand.

 

Applicants will receive further details upon payment for the course. Please return the application form and course deposit to secure a place, without a deposit a place on the course has not been reserved and due to the hands on nature of these courses, places are limited.

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. 

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