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Level 3 (UKRS)

Certificate in Saddle Fitting & Related Biomechanics

Aligns with Ofqual level 3 descriptors

ENTRY CRITERIA

Minimum Age: 

18 years

Prerequisites: 

A minimum of 2 years experience

with horses.

Course Duration: 

Three to six months, can be completed 

sooner

Enrolment: 

Rolling enrolment

Practical training held throughout

the year at various locations

across the UK.

Please get in touch

for more information.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course aligns with Ofqual Level Descriptors for Level 3 and will provide students with the skills and knowledge to fit saddles correctly and safely, with an introductory knowledge of related biomechanics.

The course is fully flexible, with modules and 6 days intensive practical training and assessment enabling the student to work at their own pace.

When completed and passed, this certificate ensures that the student has the necessary skills to enter the industry as a professional saddle fitter.

SUBJECTS COVERED INCLUDE

The history of saddles and their

use up to current standards

Principles of saddle fit

Asymmetry of horse and rider

Role of the saddle fitter in the equestrian industry

The manufacture and construction of saddles 

Correct and incorrect fit

Safe practice and risk assessment

Horse anatomy, conformation

and biomechanics relating to

saddle fit

How to take templates and keep record

Saddle pads

Girthing

Health and safety

COURSE FEE: £3250

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