Due to the current crisis with Coronavirus (Covid-19) we have cancelled/postponed all of our calendar of events and gatherings until the end of June 2020.
Our regional teams and committees are in the process of advising everyone who has booked or indicated an interest of the cancellation.
Wednesday 29 April 202
10am - 4pm approximately
Gleneagles Equestrian School, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1NF
£20 per day for BHS Accredited Professional Coaches
£30 per day for others.
Counts as CPD for BHS Accredited Professional Coaches
(Please bring your own lunch – tea/coffee will be provided)
Please book online
These sessions are open to all to attend
The day is for anyone looking to improve their depth of horse knowledge. Aimed at anyone looking at or studying for BHS Stage 4 or Stage 5 Assessment. Open to coaches, trainers, students and horse owner/riders. It is also suitable for Coaches who are preparing candidates for assessment.
The day is planned to be informative and interactive with plenty of opportunity discuss what we observe.
Analyse static conformation
Analyse dynamic conformation
Limb conformation and foot balance
Evaluate potential use and market value
Management of the competition horse
Understanding the management of a range of horses including – Competition, young, horses in training, at rest & rehabilitation
Feeding (diet) & fitness (muscle development) to include point to point, endurance, show jumping, dressage, eventing, riding school, older horses, stallions, colts & rigs
Clean sport – rules and recommendations
Traveling – Horse welfare, documents, feeding and hydration
The use of specialist tack in an efficient manner
Safe handing and working procedures
Methods of restraint
Select, fit/coach how to and evaluate tack for a range of situations/disciplines
Costs, value, age, condition, quality of, availability and popularity
Use and fitting of training aids – fit/coach how to
Evaluate a range of bits
Select and fit/coach how fit to leg protection- knee or hock bandage