Who is this qualification for, and what is needed to enter it?
The BHS Stage Two is suitable for those aged 16 years and over. To enter the exam you will need to have passed your BHS Stage One and BHS Riding and Road Safety Test (if taking the riding section).
The Horse Knowledge and Care section builds on the knowledge acquired at Stage One as well as including skills and knowledge required for the work environment. This includes: plaiting, trimming, clipping, wound care, worming, grassland management, fittening and lunging. The riding is split into two sections; flat and jumping (2’6ft/76cm).
Why should you do the BHS Stage Two?
If you are considering buying a horse, or already own a horse, the care section of this qualification will provide you with vital information to keep your horse healthy. It is also the second step onto the professional ladder of qualifications. Many employers will look for this qualification for entry level staff.
Time: 7pm - 9pm Monday evenings
Trainer: Louise Mellor
Cost: £170 plus the exam fee
Starting 17 October 2017 and the course finishes March 2017. Stage 2 Exam March 2017 date is to be confirmed at Witham Villa Riding Centre.