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Schleese Featured on PBS

June 22nd, 2020

June 22, 2020

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Schleese Now Featured on PBS!

Schleese is extremely proud to be featured on the very popular award-winning PBS educational television series called “Information Matrix” hosted by Laurence Fishburne. This series highlights the evolution of education, medicine, science, technology, and industry through inspiring business stories. Each episode breaks down occurrences from today’s society, culture, and business through a short-form documentary film.

Schleese was asked to be featured on the show due to our positive contribution to the equestrian industry with our hand-crafted, infinitely adjustable top quality saddles which help horse and rider maximize their performance while protecting them from long-term back damage resulting from poorly fitting saddles. With our focus on saddles for women in all disciplines and our focus on education, we provide our clients with the opportunity to make informed decisions about their options, while helping them to understand proper saddle design and fit.

The airings will occur in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Miami and New York during peak (7:00 -11:45 am) and prime (6:00 – 11:45 pm) time on networks including CNN, CNN Headline News, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Network, The Life Channel (TLC), Travel, and Discovery between June 15 – June 30, 2020.

Remember to stay home, stay safe, and use our hashtag #LetsRideItOutTogether with a posted picture on our Instagram and Facebook pages to help spread the word and keep things positive in our equine community and family!

About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.

Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler in Germany at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in Ontario, Canada. With over 80 different models designed over the years, 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.

He and his company have been the recipients of numerous business and industry awards over the years and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, twice on the Discovery Channel and now on PBS. He has also won a “Winnie” award for his DVD “Beyond the 9 points of saddle fit” as best educational video in 2017 at the EQUUS Film Festival in NYC as well as one in 2019 for the best educational book for his best-seller: Suffering in Silence: The Saddle Fit Link to Physical and Psychological Trauma in Horses.  

He is a regular guest lecturer at various equine and veterinary colleges around the world.

For more information about Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Ltd. please go to or


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Jochen Schleese was amazingly genuine! He gave us such wonderful information about horses that I didn’t know. Jochen has a natural speaking ability where he draws his audience in and keeps them engaged. I could feel that he is really passionate about what he spoke about. He comes across as a very warm, loving human being. I thought that he was a wonderful speaker!    

— Theresa - Ontario

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