This qualification will provide you with the competencies to apply basic principles of horse care. Working under supervision, you will have basic knowledge and practice of looking after a well-mannered horse in the stable and at grass. You will be capable of riding an experienced horse or pony in an enclosed space. You must be at least 14 years old to take this exam.
When you have achieved the Stage 1 Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding Certificate you will be able to progress to BHS Stage 2 Certificate in Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding. The Stage 1 certificate is recognised in its own right and provides a benchmark standard to employers. It is also a component part of The British Horse Society Assistant Instructor Certificate.
The course runs for approximately 16 weeks. However, this is dependant on the individual candidates ability.
Cost: £25 per session.
The course runs for two hours. One hour of riding and one hour of Practical Stable Management and theory.
This course runs on Wednesday Evenings: 6.30pm – 8.30pm.
If you are interested in enrolling for this course please book a half hour assessment lesson.