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Morrisville State to host free saddle fitting workshop by renowned saddle maker

MORRISVILLE, NY—A saddle fitting workshop, with professional saddle maker Todd Bailey, will be held at Morrisville State on Dec. 7 at 1 p.m.

The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the college’s Equine Rehabilitation Center, located on Route 20 in Morrisville.

During his discussion, Bailey, a Western saddle maker and fitter from Ontario, Canada, will discuss unique perspectives on the construction of saddles and the themes involved in fitting saddles common between equine disciplines.

Bailey has extensive experience in the industry having grown up in the saddle making business and through Western training and judging.

The workshop is sponsored by the MSC Equine Rehabilitation Center and the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Morrisville State College offers a bachelor of technology degree in equine science and associate degrees in equine racing management and equine science and management. Diverse equine science curricula includes specializations in breeding, western, hunt seat, draft/driving, thoroughbred racing, standardbred racing, business, and equine rehabilitation therapy.

Morrisville State sets the world in motion for students. Curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Education Service Honor Roll. Visit to experience, Morrisville in motion.