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Nationwide Saddle Fitting Service with EquiScan Topographer Pro

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Nationwide Saddle Fitting Service with EquiScan Topographer Pro

  Nationwide Saddle Fitting Service with EquiScan Topographer Pro Are you concerned about the fit of your horses saddle? Are you riding a young horse who's shape may have changed due to work? Horse can change shape dramatically within a few months due to exercise, age and condition. It is worthwhile getting your saddle checked from time to time. With the EquiScan Topographer Pro measurements are taken of the horses back recorded and are used to check the fit of the horses saddle. Measurements can also be reproduced and recreated to help monitor changes in the horses back and fit...

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What is a Master Saddler?

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What is a Master Saddler?

To become a Master Saddler, which is the highest level possible. You must first become a Qualified Saddler, which takes 6 years and requires candidates to pass 3 levels of exams. Once you become a Qualified Saddler with 7 years of experience under your belt you are eligible to be invited to become a Master Saddler. Candidates must pass another inspection of their work and a written paper. Alan became a Master Saddler earlier this year, he is the only Master Saddler in the country.     

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