Pre-booking is essential. The day counts as a Continual Professional Development (CPD) update day for BHS Registered Instructors.
Sarah is a freelance coach/ BE Accredited trainer experienced in dressage, show jumping and cross country. She enjoys coaching children and adults of all levels and is also a UKCC coach educator/assessor who can help with staff career training. Sarah is also a Pony Club team coach/mentor and examiner to A test.
Tea and coffee will be freely available throughout the day. There is also a coffee shop on site which will be selling hot and cold food at lunch time - or you may prefer to bring a packed lunch.
The training sessions will take place in a classroom and the indoor school. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear according to weather conditions on the day.
This Training Day will count as an update/refresher for the BHS Register of Instructors. Please remember to sign the attendance sheet after lunch as failure to do so will mean that your record cannot be updated.
09.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Theory of distances, to include stride length and adaptations to different situations
10.45 Practical distance walking without horses
11.30 Use of distances with guinea pig riders and adapting to suit needs
12.15 Developing course riding to include lines, pace and balance
13.45 Developing show jumping at Stage 2, 76cm/2’6”
Guinea pig riders (2/3)
14.45 Developing show jumping at Stage 3, 1m/3’3”
15.30 Discussions and Questions
Timings may vary on the day.
Comfort breaks will be taken at suitable times during the day.