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Saddle Making Level Two Course 
 
Venue:      Stoneleigh Equine
                   Clear Spring, MD

Length:     5 days (Monday-Friday)

Cost:          $2,060 plus tax

Dates:       March 27-31st. 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

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. 
Course Objective
The Saddle Making course consists of the construction of a rigid tree saddle. Please note that saddle construction is a detailed hand made process.  Candidates will need to attend this level in two sessions to complete their first saddle. All candidates must have taken the Introduction to Saddle Making Class previously. Please contact us if you have questions. 
 
Assessed Elements -
During the making you will be instructed on and practice:
  • Product quality
  • Cutting
  • Edge stain & creasing
  • Pricking
  • Skiving
  • Stitching
  • Punching
  • Finishing
  • Webbing up
  • Bellies
  • Seat
  • Panel
  • Flocking
  • Finishing the component saddle
  • Professional work practices
Theory Requirements -
  • Names and use of all tools
  • Properties and characteristics of the materials used, and the fittings required
  • Names of all parts and their function
  • Reasons for each procedure
  • Explanation of design features
  • History of Saddlery

Registration

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

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 and the candidate will have to pay any increase in tuition. Please see the complete policy above.

 

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