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This course is aimed at coaches who are working towards the BHS Stage 4 Coaching Assessment.  It is also suitable for riders wishing to improve their understanding of arena eventing. 

Rachel Wright BHSI performance coach has a passion for coaching and helping riders to achieve their goals, whether that's eventing / dressage or achieving BHS qualifications.  She believes in inclusivity, removing barriers to leaning and is SEND trained and aware.  Rachel is a dressage judge who also has a promising event horse that she is producing.

The aims of the course are;

  • To be able to discuss the benefits of arena eventing for both horse & rider at different levels.
  • To understand the requirements of the BHS Stage 4 Coaching Assessment.
  • To be able to evaluate different types of simulated XC fences and their construction, including distances.
  • To be able to plan for a coaching sessions, including health and safety requirements.
  • To be able to discuss different coaching techniques.

The day will include:

  • Two coaching sessions.  One group will be working at BE80 and the other will be BE90/100.  There will be opportunities for discussion and active participation if any attendees wish to coach during the session.
  • Practical course building.  Use of modern equipment, jump construction and distances.
  • Two theory sessions. To cover the principles of arena eventing, assessment requirements, session planning & health and safety. There will also be opportunities for group discussion to share experiences and challenges.

£35 for BHS Accredited Professional Coaches, £40 all others. Please note the reduced rate is ONLY for BHS APCs, not coaches affiliated to other organisations - thank you.

This day has been accredited as CPD for BHS Accredited Professional Coaches (6 CPD points). 

Time: 9.30 AM - 3.30 PM 

Cost: APC's £35.00 - General Admission £40.00 

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