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Educational Training Evening Business and Risk Management with Jo Winfield FBHS

10 Mar 2020

The BHS East educational training program. These are for anyone looking to improve their depth of horse knowledge. Ideal for anyone thinking of or working towards BHS Stage 4 or Stage 5 Assessment or Pony Club A/AH exams. Open to coaches, trainers, students and horse owner/riders.

All days count as CPD for APC’s, evenings count as 3 hours.

This session focus on the running of an Equine business.


  • Yard management; including maintenance of the buildings and facilities, including arena surfaces. Grassland maintenance.
  • The purchasing of goods and outside services, working relationships with associated professionals including Farrier, Vet, Dentist, fodder merchants & Physio.
  • Office best practice and administration including; booking systems, lesson pricing/payment methods, business finance, VAT, insurance, PL, Riding School Licence & Planning.
  • Employment regulations & legislation; PAYE, self employment & APC and other membership schemes – CPD.
  • Safety and security; Health and well being. Recognising hazards & analysing potential risks to staff, customers and horses. Risk management; including heath and safety policies, fraud, cyber security, social media and contagious disease. Ensuring effective communication to all.
  • Major incident response – Looking at the impact and response different scenarios may have on a business. Analyse potential repercussions.
  • Business development & growth, the strategic planning and impact of business growth.
  • The essential elements for funding applications for development of a facility within the business, including costs, planning permissions and legal requirements and regulations.
  • Staff management, staff retention & development. The training requirements of staff for business growth including appraisals, incentives, development and career progression.
  • Advertising, marketing opportunities and social media & GDPR policies.

Places are limited on all courses please book early. 

Times and Costs:

Evening sessions 5.45pm Registration 6pm - 9pm £40 (*Early bird booking price £25)

*Early bird price closes two weeks before.

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