Introductory Equine Ergonomist


The Introductory Equine Ergonomist course teaches students how to measure their horses and determine saddle fit. 

This course is fully online and requires no additional in-barn modules. Students who have taken the introductory course are able to upgrade into the Certified Equine Ergonomist course.

Syllabus – Online

  • History of saddle making
  • Industry trends and challenges
  • Technology & Saddle fit
  • Circle of influence
  • Equine musculoskeletal structures
  • Negative reflex points as related to saddle fitting
  • Asymmetry in horses
  • Growth stages and development
  • The saddle support area
  • Physical damage caused by poor saddle fit – Horse & rider
  • Postural changes caused by poor saddle fit
  • Behavioral changes caused by poor saddle fit

Introductory Equine Ergonomist


Introductory Equine Ergonomist

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