This qualification will allow you to hone the skills you will have practised in Stages 1 and 2 and will provide you with the competencies and ability to look after up to four horses in stables and at grass in an unsupervised environment, ensuring that horses, stables, yard and fields are safe and in good order. You will be able to ride a variety of horses in a variety of circumstances. You will be able to begin to school horses and ride according to the horse’s needs. Riding tactfully and effectively, you will understand the reasons for your actions both in horse care and while riding.
You must be at least 17 years old and have completed BHS Stage 1 and 2 to take this exam. On successful completion of the Stage 3 Horse Knowledge, Care and/ or Riding Certificate you will be able to progress to Stage 4 Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding. The Stage 3 Care Certificate is also recognised as a qualification in its own right and is a technical certificate for the Advanced Equine Apprenticeship. The HK & R Stage 3 is a component part of the BHS Assistant Instructor Certificate.
Time: 10am-2pm. The session will include, riding lungeing (for Stages 2 and 3) and practical stable management.
The cost will be £50 per person.
For more information, please contact Sarah Spencer-Williams.