For your chance to win a lesson with a BHS Accredited Professional Coach, take a look at September’s edition of British Horse.
To enter the competition you need a video of you performing the ‘Keep it Moving’ exercise found on p32 of September’s British Horse magazine. Share it on the BHS Facebook page and David Sheerin (Chairman of the BHS) will choose the video demonstrating the best effort of his training exercise. You have until 5pm on 31 October to get your entries in*.
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Top 10 reasons to choose a BHS Accredited Professional Coach
1. YOUR HORSE COMES FIRST
Horse welfare is at the heart of the BHS education system so anyone accredited to us will have the happiness and wellbeing of your horse as a priority.
2. KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN TRUST
Our Accredited Professional Coaches hold our world renowned BHS qualifications.
3. YOU’RE IN SAFE HANDS
To be accredited with us, our coaches will have had First Aid training, will hold safeguarding and protecting children qualifications, and will be fully insured to coach, ride and school clients' horses. If living in England, Wales or Scotland they will also have been criminal record checked.
4. THE LATEST THINKING
Our coaches regularly attend industry leading Continual Professional Development, giving them fresh ideas and techniques from which you can benefit.
5. NO GOAL IS TOO BIG, OR SMALL!
From sitting on a horse for the first time, to coaching you around Badminton – whatever your equine goals and aspirations there is a BHS Accredited Professional Coach to suit you.
6. YOU MATTER
BHS Accredited Professional Coaches are trained to focus on the individual needs of horse and rider. Even in a group environment, the personal needs of you and your horse should be met.
7. A REPUTATION TO BE PROUD OF
Our Accredited Professional Coaches carry the BHS name. This is something we are extremely proud of and work hard to maintain. Our family includes the likes of Yogi Breisner, Christopher Bartle, Jennie Loriston-Clarke and Ferdi Eilberg.
8. LOCAL TO YOU
We have more than 4,000 Accredited Professional Coaches, so you don’t have to travel too far to find a BHS Accredited Professional Coach near you.
9. THE WHOLE PACKAGE
BHS Accredited Professional Coaches can help you learn to care for your horse as well as ride it.
10. GLOBALLY RECOGNISED
Our Accredited Professional Coaches have internationally recognised coaching qualifications so they are transferrable around the world.
* Competition Terms and Conditions
1. To enter the competition through Facebook, entrants must post a video of them performing the ‘Keep on Moving’ exercise listed on p32 of the September’s edition of British Horse, onto the BHS Facebook page.
2. The winner may choose from a range of Accredited Professional Coaches (link to http://www.bhs.org.uk/enjoy-riding/find-an-accredited-professional--coach) but the lesson is subject to availability of both the coach and the venue.
3. In order to have a lesson the winner must provide your own horse and travel to a venue appropriate for the chosen coach. The coach is limited to travel up to 45 miles from their home location.
4. The prize is one lesson which will last for approximately 45 minutes.
5. If the winner is below the age of 16 years they should be accompanied by a responsible adult who remains at the venue for the duration of the lesson. For a winner aged 16-17 or a vulnerable adult, it is at the discretion of their parent or guardian.
6. The promotion will run until 31 October 2017 and will run until 5pm. The judging will take place on 1-3 November and will be based on the best effort of the ‘Keep is Moving’ exercise.
7. The winner will be notified via Facebook. If we do not receive confirmation from the winner within 5 working days the entry will be invalid and the runner up will be contacted. The process will be repeated for a further 3 times. After this point the offer will be withdrawn.
8. The lesson must be redeemed by 30 March 2018 – after this date the offer expires.
9. Entry into the prize draw is free.
10. The voucher awarded may not be transferred or redeemed for cash and cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers.
11. Only one entry may be submitted per customer.
12. The decision of the promoter in any dispute is final.
13. The offer is subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice.
14. The offer is open to any reader of the British Horse magazine except employees of The British Horse Society, their families, agents and agencies and anyone else professionally connected with this offer that are all precluded from participation. For entrants younger than 18 years old, parental/guardian consent must be sought. If parental/guardian consent is absent or found to be fraudulent in any way the offer will be withdrawn.
15. Entry into the prize draw is deemed to signify acceptance of the rules.
16. The winner may be required to take part in reasonable commercial publicity.
17. The promoter reserves the right to amend, alter, or terminate any offers at any time due to circumstances beyond its control.
18. The promoter reserves the right to exclude any customer submissions which it considers fraudulent or based on misconduct.
19. The promoter’s decision is final in all matters relating to the prize draw. No correspondence will be entered into. Promoter: The British Horse Society, Abbey Park, Stareton, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2XZ. Company Registration No. 444742. The British Horse Society is a Registered Charity Nos. 210504 and SC038516.
20. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing your information to the Promoter. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.
21. This promotion is subject to Facebook’s terms and conditions which can be found at facebook.com/terms.