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BHS Spring 2018 Stage 1 Horse Knowledge Care and Riding Course

6 Mar 2018 - 8 May 2018


This course is intended to prepare candidates for taking their BHS Stage 1 Assessment covering all the learning outcomes on the Stage 1 syllabus in the eight three hour sessions. Each session will include two hours of care and 1 hour riding. By the end of the course, the candidate will understand the basic principles of horse care and have sound knowledge of riding on the flat and over poles.

All candidates must be capable of riding a quiet, experienced horse or pony in an enclosed space.


  • Tues 06 March
  • Tues 13 March
  • Tues 20 March
  • Tues 27 March
  • Tues 03 April
  • Tues 10 April
  • Tues 17 April
  • Tues 24 April

All sessions will be starting at 6.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Participants will have the option, for an additional charge, to have a mock Horse Knowledge and Care session on Sunday 29 April 10.30am – 12.30pm.

The cost of the course is £275 which is payable at least a week before the start of the course. If you wish to pay by credit card please make a note on the form and we will ring to take payment.

Spaces are reserved only when completed and fully paid applications are received. This course needs a minimum of six candidates and a maximum of eight candidates.

All course participants are guaranteed an internal place in the Stage 1 Assessment on the 08 May.

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