Saddle Fit and Farriery - (15 credits)

Multiple factors affect the performance of horses on a daily basis, amongst those having the most influence, would be the use of riding and training equipment and farriery. This module aims to concentrate on exploring the physical responses of horses during training and performance to the fitting and application of a variety of riding and training equipment. The module also facilitates students’ understanding of the importance of correct farriery and shoeing in relation to movement wellbeing.