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The importance of correct saddle fitting

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The importance of correct saddle fitting

Balancing a saddle is a very important part of fitting: "After i posted the other day that my VSD felt like it was tipping me forward and i was utterly despondant - I tried my friends wonderful Dressage FlexEE and was shocked it felt so different. So today armed with my Le Meiux Shim pad I shimmed the hell out of the front ( put in a thick shim at the front), the result I AM SURE ITS NOT THE SAME DAM SADDLE!! seriously. Just tipping the front up a few cm's changed my position and how safe i felt!...

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Enlightened Equitation: Riding in True Harmony with Your Horse - Kindle/iBooks edition

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Enlightened Equitation: Riding in True Harmony with Your Horse - Kindle/iBooks edition

Heather Moffett's best-selling book "Enlightened Equitation: Riding in True Harmony with Your Horse" is now available for Kindle and iBooks! In four parts and currently on sale from only £1.99 per part, the perfect treat for yourself or a friend. Enlightened Equitation - Part 1 covers an Introduction to Enlightened Equitation and Chapters 1-3 (Enlightened Approach, Position and Balance, Interaction with the Horse's Movement). Enlightened Equitation - Part 2 consists of Chapters 4-7 (Learning Feel, The Aids - An Explanation, The Application of the Aids, and Understanding Schooling Terms).  Enlightened Equitation - Part 3 encompasses Chapters 8-10 (Turns and Circles, Transitions and Half Halts, and Rhythm and...

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HM Saddle Fitting June 2015

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Another successful HM Saddle Fitters' course, lots of information imparted and happy newly-qualified fitters - see the feedback on our Enlightened Equitation Facebook group Hannah Stansfield shared the changes in her horse Paddy's back shape, saddle fitted by approved HM Saddle Fitter Viv Moss: "Changes in Paddy's back shape. Black ink is from April, blue from today. This is from two months of riding twice a week in a Heather Moffett FlexEE and it's essentially allowed Paddy to build correct and even muscles across his back. He still likes to chuck his right hip up to send the saddle skewy...

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HM Saddle Fitting Training

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Class of February 2015. From left to right: Rishabh Sharma, saddle maker; Lisa Updike from the USA (California so a *little* chillly); Gina Lunn, based in Kent; Emma Vinten, based in Cornwall; Viv Moss of Mossfit, based in Lincolnshire; Sue Harwood of Touchpoint Equine, based in North Wales; Dino, eventer on bedrest; Catherine Morris, EESFT trainer, based in Northamptonshire; Chris Ando, based in Nottinghamshire; Sam Lander, owner of the Rehabilitation yard, Oaktree Stables in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire. Interested in a new career or are you an already qualified saddle fitter, looking to add to your skillset and range of saddles? Why not...

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Heather Moffett saddle videos

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Heather describes her saddles in detail to Racers to Riders TV: The HM FlexEE saddle The HM Vogue saddle

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