Introductory Equine Ergonomist

$499.95

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.

Overview

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
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