Introduction to Saddle & Bridle Making Basic Skills
Venue: Stoneleigh Equine
Clear Spring, MD
Length: 5 days (Monday-Friday)
Cost: $2,060 plus tax
Dates: March 20-24th, 2023
*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
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
This level teaches and tests the candidates in saddlery skills needed to begin their training in English saddle and bridle making.
A prerequisite for North American Saddlery courses -
Saddle making levels
Bridle making levels
Recommended to those seeking those seeking SMS Saddle fitting qualifications
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.
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; Janice Stroud-Bickes, Director of Operations
4400 Lake Hills Court; North Chesterfield, VA 23234
*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.