Jochen Schlesse

Jochen Schleese established Saddlefit 4 Life® (2006) as an independent organization to teach saddle fit evaluation and analyses, and certify professionals in equine and saddle ergonomics. Jochen lectures at the German Professional Trainers Association in Warendorf Germany, at veterinary conferences in Brazil and is a frequent clinician at trade shows and equine forums worldwide.

Saddlefit 4 Life® courses are accredited by the United States Dressage Federation, the Certified Horsemanship Association and Ontario Equestrian Federation. Jochen Schleese is on the advisory board of the Equine Sciences Academy and an education partner with the American Riding Instructor Association and Ontario Equestrian Federation.

Jochen Schlesse

Jochen's 2021 Presentations

Saddle Fit For Life

Why fitting a saddle must take into account how the saddle fits the rider first and then the horse.

Saddle Fit For Life Part 2

More on saddle fit including biomechanics, difference in saddles for males and females, reflex points in the horse, etc...