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  • Planned Cycling Sportives in the Republic of Ireland in 2014

    13/01/2014

    There are to be two planned Cycling Sportives in the Republic of Ireland in 2014. A cyclosportive, or often simply sportive, is a short to long distance, organised, mass-participation cycling event.

  • Equestrians included in sports survey for first time thanks to BHS

    01/05/2013

    The Sports and Recreation Alliance are featuring questions on horse riding in its biennial Sports Club Survey for the first time. The purpose of the survey is to identify how community and grassroots sports clubs are faring post London Games. The d...

  • 'Equine squatting' needs stopping!

    'Equine squatting' needs stopping!

    07/09/2012

    As new legislation comes into play to protect homeowners from squatters, the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society is calling for ‘equine squatting’ to be made a criminal offence.

Next events

  • Sept

    14

    14 Sept 2015 -

    Fantastic Show Jumping with Carole Broad FBHS

    Swords

    This training day will be of benefit to all those within equestrianism and is a Continual Professional Development Day for the BHS Register of Instructors.

  • Sept

    25

    25 Sept - 26 Sept 2015

    Flat Work Jump and Exam Training with Jo Winfield FBHS

    Don’t miss lessons exam training and portfolio assessment/guidance with Jo Winfield FBHS

  • Sept

    29

    29 Sept 2015 -

    Hat Fitting Course Castle Leslie 29 September 2015

    Co Monaghan

    Free places - open to BHS Proprietors, their staff and those on the BHS Register of Instructors. Champion Hats are kindly providing training for BHS Approved Centres and places are on a first come first served basis. Please contact the Approvals Depa...

Upcoming courses

  • Fantastic Jumping with Carole Broad FBHS

    Information about a CPD day with Carole Broad FBHS.

    Location: THORNTON PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
    Dates: 14/09/2015

  • CPD Sitting for Success with Carole Broad FBHS

    Open to all. This day counts as CPD for BHS Registered Instructors and also contributes ten hours of teaching time to those completing their PTT logbooks.

    Programme

    9.30am - Registration and tea/coffee.

    10.00am - An introduction to assessing the rider’s posture before riding. Unmounted assessment of rider physique and anatomy.

    10.30am - Looking at the static rider- mounted - what does this tell us?

    10.45am - Lungeing the rider - Assessing the rider’s position. How does the posture and shape of the rider, the build of the horse and the type of saddle used affect their balance and position?

    11.15am - Riding on the flat – Stage 2 (GP saddles). How does the position of the rider, the build and way of going of the horse and the type of saddle used affect the riding ability?

    12.30pm - Riding on the flat – Stage 3 (dressage saddles). How does the position of the rider, the build and way of going of the horse and the type of saddle used affect the riding ability?

    1.15pm - Lunch.

    2.00pm - Riding in jump position - poles. How does the posture and position of the rider, the shape of the horse and the type of saddle used affect balance and security?

    2.45pm - Riding over fences - grid. How does the posture and position of the rider, the shape of the horse and the type of saddle used affect the balance and security of the rider?

    3.30pm - Conclusion and questions.

    4.00pm - Finish.

    Location: KILDALTON COLLEGE
    Dates: 02/11/2015

Upcoming Exams

  • Equine Tourism Ride Leader Level 3

    Find out how to become an Equine Tourism Ride Leader, what the qualification involves and how to apply.

    Location: SLIEVE AUGHTY RIDING CENTRE
    Dates: 17/09/2015

  • Equine Tourism - Ride Leader Level 2

    Find out how to become an Equine Tourism Ride Leader Level 2, what the qualification involves and how to apply.

    Location: SLIEVE AUGHTY RIDING CENTRE
    Dates: 17/09/2015

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