News & Events 2016

Horse/Rider Weight Ratios


The ever present issue of determining appropriate horse:rider weight ratio is currently the subject of media attention, following action taken at both the Great Yorkshire Show and ahead of Horse of the Year Show.


Research into this subject is due to be carried out at the Animal Health Trust.


Click here to read an article published online by The Telegraph.

October 2016

SRT Referral Scheme Testimonial


We are pleased to receive feedback that the SRT referral scheme is making a positive impact in supporting horse owners in reaching a definitive reason for saddle related problems.


Having been in operation for some time now, we have have added a testimonial section to the scheme webpage so that you can read stories of how the scheme has made an impact on horse owners.


Click here for more details on the scheme, instructions on how to apply and to read the testimonials.

August 2016

Worshipful Company of Saddlers agrees to Chair Saddle Fitting Steering Group


The Worshipful Company of Saddlers has accepted an invitation from leading bodies across the equestrian industry to chair a steering group that will look at education, training and qualifications for Saddle Fitters.


Those invited to attend include the British Equestrian Trade Association, British Horse Society, British Equine Veterinary Association, Society of Master Saddlers, Master Saddle Fitting Consultants Society and the Saddle Research Trust.


The aim of the group will be to consider the current provision of saddle fitting education, training and qualifications, and guide a response to the needs and changes identified for the future.


Click here to view press release containing full details.

May 2016

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