Introduction to Saddle Fitting

in association with the Society of Master Saddlers, UK

Venue:      Troupe Run Farm

                   Hagerstown, MD 21740

Length:     2 days (Saturday & Sunday)

Subject:    Basics of Saddle Fitting Techniques 

Cost:           $875, 50% deposit required to save course spot, due with application

Dates:        Fall - October 24th-25th, 2020

*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

  • 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
To make available the basic principles of the SMS recommended saddle fitting system to members of the equestrian industry.

Criteria for attendance:
Candidates must be one of the following:
i. In full time employment with a fully paid up member of the Society of Master Saddlers (UK) Ltd or be a member in their own right.

ii. In full time employment with a fully paid up retail member of The British Equestrian Trade Association or be a member in their own right.

iii. Registered Farrier.

iv. Veterinary Surgeon.

v. Chartered Physiotherapist.

vi. BHS AI, II, I or Fellow.

vii. Other equestrian related professional (ie. back specialist, chiropractor etc)

viii. An overseas retailer customer of a Society of Master Saddlers trade/manufacturing member.

To teach a level of awareness of saddle fitting with no affiliation to any brand, this course showcases the techniques and the research that goes into the fitting process. Affiliated with the Society of Master Saddlers, this program is taught by guest lecturers that are Master Saddlers and Qualified Saddle Fitters teaching this program all over the world.

For more information about the Society of Master Saddlers see here; 









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


*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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