Schleese Video Named as Finalist in the NY Equus Film Festival

Schleese Video “Beyond the 9 Points of Saddle Fitting” was named as a finalist in the New York Equus Film Festival.

The Equus Film Festival is the first film festival oriented around equestrian themed content from all over the world. Storytellers show the rich history and diverse tapestry of horses in human culture through equestrian content. There are feature films, documentaries, shorts, music videos, commercials, training videos (like ours!) art, and literary submissions. The Film Festival was created to highlight and award the diverse and creative efforts of all who pay artistic homage to the horse. In 2016, the festival hosted over 150 films at the Village East Cinema in NYC, gathered from 17 countries around the world.

Beyond the 9 Points of Saddle Fit will be showing on Friday November 17 at 4:15 pm at the pop-up gallery. This compilation of educational information enlightens equestrians and equine professionals at all levels to possible causes for symptomatic issues resulting from poor saddle fit, including lameness, muscle atrophy, sore backs and ‘bad behavior’.

The festival takes place from November 17-19, 2017 at the Helen Mills Theatre in NYC, 135 W 26 Street. (212-243-6200)

About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.

Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in North America. 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.

Now with over 80 different models designed over the years, including the new western saddle “Devin” and the eye-catching Tribute, Schleese also offers ‘Glam it up’ options on all its models for those riders looking for a little more ‘bling’ in their rides. The new Remonte saddle was designed with Dr. Gerd Heuschmann especially for the development of the younger horse. For more information about Schleese Saddlery Ltd. please go to






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