Partners in Soundness 2-Day Conference in Stouffville Ontario Sept 23-24, 2023

Discover the Power of Collaboration and Enhance your Horse’s Well-Being!

Schleese partners with Saddlefit4Life and a Stable of Equine Professionals (pun intended!) to bring you the answers and guidance you seek to navigate the complexities of equine care with confidence! You will learn how to effectively assess and qualify your care team, around your horse’s circle of influence, while gaining an understanding the interplay between the different modalities and practices to enable informed decisions.

This amazing event features international and local speakers of different specialties and allows attendees to delve into the collaborative creation of tailored, personal treatment plans to address a horse’s specific needs. You will be immersed in a supportive environment that shares your dedication to achieving soundness, while working with world-class presenters who are driven by their passion for the well-being of horses.

Led by Certified Master Saddler and Saddle Ergonomist Jochen Schleese, this group of equine professionals will address topics that allow the attendees to

  1. a)    Gain the power to choose the best care by confidently qualifying your care team
  2. b)    Unlock the secrets of effective care
  3. c)    Harmonize every aspect of your horse’s care
  4. d)    Unveil the personalized path to soundness
  5. e)    Become your horse’s greatest advocate and
  6. f)     Have unparalleled access to leading experts in their respective fields, which include:
  7. Veterinary medicine
  8. Blacksmith/Farrier
  9. Bodyworkers
  10. Trainers
  11. Osteopaths
  12. And of course – Saddlery!

Price for the two days is $500 CAD with an early bird special until June 30th for only $349 CAD! Tickets are limited so act now to attend this fantastic event!

About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.
Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler in Germany at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in Ontario, Canada. With over 100 different models designed over the years, Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd is the world leading manufacturer of saddles designed for women, specializing in the unique anatomical requirements of female riders. Schleese authorized representatives provide diagnostic saddle fit analysis and saddle fitting services across the globe to maintain optimal saddle fit to horse and rider and together they have enriched the lives of over 200,00 horses.

He and his company have been the recipients of numerous business and industry awards over the years and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal , twice on the Discovery Channel as well as PBS. He has also won a “Winnie” award for his DVD “Beyond the 9 points of saddle fit” as best educational video in 2017 at the EQUUS Film Festival in NYC as well as one in 2019 for best educational book for his best-seller: Suffering in Silence: The Saddle Fit Link to Physical and Psychological Trauma in Horses.

He is a regular guest lecturer at various equine and veterinary colleges around the world.

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For more information contact: Sonja Gagnon, Global Education Director