A good saddle fitter is more than a saddle salesman. To become a saddle salesman, you only need good commercial values. To become a saddle fitter, you need a specialized training. You need to be educated in the anatomy and biomechanics of the horse, in pathology, conformation, training, rider influences and of course, everything about a saddle and a good fit. Everything for the wellbeing of the horse.
This saddle fitting course of the MSFC is unique. The goal is to provide people with the basic knowledge which they need to become a good and decent saddle fitter, including the scientific background. A saddle fitter of the MSFC is a worthy party in a discussion with other specialists, like vets. Multidisciplinary cooperation is of ultimate importance for the horse. This whole-horse-approach is a central view throughout this course.