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Schleese Adds Another Educational Video to the Mix!

By American Horse Publications via AHP-LIST|May 2nd, 2019

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For more Information contact:
Michelle J. Powell (Marketing Manager)
1-800-225-2242 ex. 50
michelle@schleese.com

 

Schleese Adds Another Educational Video to the Mix!

Now learn about Western Saddle Fit!

Schleese’s “Beyond the 9 Points of Saddle Fit” is an EQUUS Film Festival Award Winning Educational Video discussing saddle fit for English Riders. Now with this new video, saddle fit education has been expanded to assist Western riders as well determine how well their saddles are fitting themselves and their horses.

The Biomechanics of Western Saddle Fit is a two-part series encompassing the human and equine dynamic and is available for download here: https://schleese.com/product/biomechanics-western-saddle-fit-series/.

This series of videos is Schleese’s latest educational offering and deals primarily with the considerations of horse and rider in Western saddle fitting while accounting for the impact of both the physical (biomechanics) and psychological aspects of the horse. Dealing with common concerns to riders, owners, and all equine professionals, this compilation of information enlightens western riders of all disciplines and levels as to the possible symptomatic causes from poor saddle fit resulting in lameness, muscle atrophy, sore backs, and unwanted behaviour.

Certified Master Saddler and Saddle Ergonomist Jochen Schleese presents his points in a clear and concise manner, working with renowned American biomechanics expert Jillian Kreinbring, M.S. to enlighten and entertain the viewer while changing the mindset regarding the status quo of western saddle fit.  Part 1 deals with the human and equine dynamic in considering saddle fit, whereas part 2 delves into the classical principles of saddle fit and combines their consideration with contemporary fields of study in equine biomechanics and psychology.

Something that even our English riders can enjoy and learn from!

About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.

Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in North America. With over 80 different models designed over the years, Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd is the world leading manufacturer of saddles designed for women, specializing in the unique anatomical requirements of female riders. Schleese authorized representatives provide diagnostic saddle fit analysis and saddle fitting services across the globe to maintain optimal saddle fit to horse and rider.

Jochen is the author of the best-selling “Suffering in Silence: The Saddle Fit Link to Physical and Psychological Trauma in Horses”, now in its third printing by Trafalgar Square and available in hard copy, digital, and paperback versions at amazon.com. He and his company have been the recipients of numerous business and industry awards over the years and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal as well as twice on the Discovery Channel.

He is a regular guest lecturer at various equine and veterinary colleges around North America and Europe.

For more information about Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Ltd. please go to www.saddlesforwomen.com or www.saddlefit4life.com

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