Schleese Continues its Regular Educational Livestreams

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With all of the ramifications of COVID over the last three years, Schleese has used the pandemic as an opportunity to not only develop a revolutionary Virtual Custom Fit Saddle and online fitting process, but has fostered relationships with several social media influencers at all levels to help to continue to spread the word on an educational level about saddle fitting and saddle design. As such, here is the schedule for the upcoming livestreams and webinars for the rest of the month of February!

  1. Emily McDorman –– February 13th @ 1:15pm  -Bio: Emily has been riding for the past eight years, primarily in eventing. She grew up in Washington state but moved to Colorado for school last year, to major in Equine Science with a minor in business. She loves all things horses and is interested in all aspects of their care. As a member of the United States Pony Club she started learning about horse care early in her riding career and has recently added positive reinforcement to her training initiatives.
  2. Mia Hickey – February 13th @ 9:30am – Bio: Mia has always loved animals and has been riding for 9 years. She started out in both English and western, then fell in love with jumping.- riding and competing in hunters, jumpers and equitation. She is a working student at a hunter jumper barn and a member of her university’s equestrian show team. She is also pursuing an Equine Welfare certificate through Guelph University’s online program.
  3. Shelby Dennis – 16th @ 12:15pm -Bio: Click the link below to read Shelby’s full biography.  Shelby has been a long-time Schleese Collaborator.
  4. Zoey – 16th @ 1:00pm. – Bio: Zoey is an occupational therapy student with her own horse which she enjoys hacking.
  5. Kate Kudelko – February 14th @ 3:30pm BioKate is a young professional based in Brooksville, Florida, specializing in training ponies, small horses, and rescues in dressage. Most of her client’s horses are paints and stock crosses, so that she has run into her fair share of complications fitting  horses who have very wide shoulders in comparison to the size of their body.
  6. Monthly Livestream Lecture on the Schleese YouTube Channel and Facebook Page – February 16th @ 5:00pm.


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: Marie-Claire Duquette, Marketing Manager