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Essential Horse Knowledge Course

12 Feb 2018 - 9 Apr 2018

This is a foundation course for the equestrian learner at Entry Level.  It is a classroom-based recreational qualification that is delivered by BHS Accredited Professional Coaches and BHS Approved Centres. This qualification is held at two levels: Entry Level and Level One.

They are designed to provide a sound foundation of equestrian knowledge to the learner. They and are aimed at the first time horse-owner, sharer or loaner. This also includes parents who are considering buying ponies/horses for their children or for anyone wanting a refresher on their equine care theory.

At the end of the course, there is just a short written paper to gain the qualification which is written and provided by the BHS.  The written paper is not compulsory.

The following is covered in the Entry Level Course:

  • Basic principles of health, safety and welfare with regards to the care and riding of horses
  • Basic feeding and watering requirements
  • How to provided suitable shelter
  • How to clean and maintain bedding
  • Grooming and hoof care requirements
  • Colours, markings and breeds/types
  • Basic knowledge of the parts of saddler

Trainer: Mark Robinson SE SC BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach in Complete Horsemanship.

Refreshments will be served.

Cost: The cost is £90/ 10 euro per person.

Time: 7.30pm – 9pm.

Please Note: Spaces are limited so book quickly. Please book your place with Susan Spratt.

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