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Online BHS Stages 4, 5 BHSI Performance Coach Training | CPD Training with Sarah Simpson BHSI | January – March 2021

2 Dec 2020 19:00 - 20:00

 

The following sessions have been designed to cover the knowledge required at BHS Stages 4 & 5 BHSI Performance Coach. However, they will be of interest to anyone wanting to update or refresh their knowledge, and for CPD. It will be made clear during the sessions, what you will be expected to know and have an opinion on at each level. There is also a great deal of personal research that needs to be done to back up your experience in the industry, you will be given help identifying this. Sessions are 2 to 2.5hrs long. Joining. You will need to download the Zoom App which is free.

Inform Sarah you are joining and ensure that she has your mobile number and email address to send you the invitation to join. If you have paid, on the day of the session, you will be sent a link.

Payment
You pay online by Bank Transfer, transfer the fee to the following account; RBS Woodlands Training Acc 10066337 Sort 160007 (BIC- RBOSGB2L, IBAN- GB19RBOS16000710066337)

YOU MUST leave a reference, session reference no. and your surname “83smith”
Cost £20 session
Each session counts 2hrs of CPD for APC’s. 6hrs per year required, 3 sessions 6 hrs.
send us your BHS number, we will inform the BHS of your attendance.

 


Session List:

December 8th | Reference: 77 | 7pm | Stage 5 BHSI Literary Review
We will be covering the requirements of this unit and possible subject matter, then work as groups in breakout rooms to gather information, understand critical analysis, draw conclusions and prepare a presentation.

December 9th | Reference: 78 | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management Interpersonal Skills
Learning Outcome 2 This unit purely assesses your interpersonal skills, your body language, eye contact, active listening skills, negotiation and decision-making skills. Are you articulate and forthcoming and able to deliver a reasoned argument? This session is group debates around the given subjects, feedback is given on present competences and areas for development. Great fun, everyone always enjoys these sessions and finds them of great benefit in developing their skills.

January 6th | Reference 79 | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually Session 2. “Interpersonal Skills” This learning outcome is purely assesses your interpersonal skills, your body language, eye contact, active listening skills, negotiation and decision-making skills. Are you articulate and forthcoming and able to deliver a reasoned argument? This session is group debates around the given subjects, feedback is given on your present competences and areas for development. You may observe or take part as you wish.

January 7th | Reference 80 | 7 pm | “Colic" delivered by Dr Jess Campbell MRCVS
How teeth, age, diet, stress and environmental factors can predispose a horse to colic. Covering volvulus, types of colic and the cause, flatulent, impaction, torsion (twist), verminous (worms), lipoma stalks, and the dangers of peritonitis. Medical and surgical intervention. Re-hab and prognosis.

January 12th | Reference 81 | 7pm Conformation
All aspects covered with numerous case studies. This session will give you; a clear logical plan for evaluating a horse’s strengths and weakness, the vocabulary to express yourself and confidence to give an opinion. Linear Scoring explained. Always popular, not to be missed.

January 13th | Reference 82 | 7pm Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually Session 3. Grassland Presentation, the essential knowledge (1hr) then group discussion around a set grassland scenario (as in assessment) that is circulated prior to the session. 

January 14th | Reference 83 | 7pm Diagnostic Techniques and Therapy
When and why the vet may use; endoscopy, gastroscopy, arthroscopy, radiography, ultrasound, CT scan, MRI, scintigraphy. Procedures such as; airway surgery, sarcoid removal, IRAP, PRP, shockwave therapy.

January 19th | Reference 84 | 7pm Stage 5 BHSI Literary Review
We will be covering the requirements of this unit and possible subject matter, then work as groups in breakout rooms to gather information, understand critical analysis, draw conclusions and prepare a presentation.

January 20th | Reference 85 | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually. Session 1. Business Knowledge Presentation, covering the essential knowledge; planning, rates, insurance, contracts, pensions, staffing, NMW, s/e V employed, SSP, maternity pay, accounts, ICO License. Overheads in detail to ensure realistic pricing.

January 21st | Reference 86 | “Let’s Talk Dressage”
Discussion within the group on; interpretation of common terminology, assessing rider influence, is your expectation based on a sound evaluation? the quality of the paces, transitions between and within the paces, and the movements at elementary, medium and advanced medium.

January 26th | Reference 87 | Physiological Effects of Fittening
What are we aiming to achieve? How is the horses body adapting physiologically to enable the horse to cope well with the rigor of competition? Discuss; strength or stamina, aerobic and anaerobic muscle metabolism, long slow distance, exercise/work, interval training, fast work, tapering

January 27th | Reference 88 | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually Session 4. Business Model Scenario, we debate one of the topics from LO2 to break the ice then work in Breakout Groups analysing the business model scenario, circulated before the session (as in the assessment) to improve operation and profitability.

January 28th | Reference 89 | 7pm |Equine Nutrition
Easy to remember exercises for estimating a horse’s bodyweight and energy requirements. The role of the food groups, ratios, bodyweight, energy requirements, young horses, competition horses, in-foal mares and veterans.

February 2nd | 7 pm | “Airway Issues” delivered by Dr Jess Campbell MRCVS
Covering; the anatomy of the upper and lower respiratory tract, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal paralysis, the reason for tracheotomy being banned, Equine COPD, ROA, now known as Equine Asthma, surgical and medical (drug) therapy for respiratory issues, bleeding from one or both nostrils. Airway related infections, equine influenza, strangles, guttural pouch infections, tests, treatment and vaccination strategies.

February 3rd | 7pm Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually. Session 2. “Interpersonal Skills” This learning outcome is purely assesses your interpersonal skills, your body language, eye contact, active listening skills, negotiation and decision-making skills. Are you articulate and forthcoming and able to deliver a reasoned argument? This session is group debates around the given subjects, feedback is given on present competences and areas for development. You may observe or take part as you wish.

February 4th | 7pm “Let’s Talk Show Jumping”
Analysis and development of the horse’s technique over a jump. How we develop rider knowledge and influence . Videos to help accurately assess horse/rider combinations, can they produce and maintain a quality jumping canter, how well-established is their position, balance, security, feel, judgement of pace and stride? Evaluating the horse’s conformation, age, athleticism, strength, condition, technique, fitness? Is the horse straight on take-off, in the air, on landing, on departure? How do we correct him? What are realistic short-term, medium and long-term goals for these horses? Gymnastic exercises, correctional exercises, stride exercises, line exercises.

February 9th | 7pm | Transporting Horses Eldon Farnhill and Rachel Proudley
Eldon has extensive experience of flying horses around the world, he previously worked for International Racehorse Transport and now runs a newly launched Equine Air Transport business in France. He will outline the processes and procedure to be followed prior to, during and after transport, bio security, quarantine, passports, vet checks, awareness of diseases and illness suffered in transit. Rachel Proudley of The Northern Horseracing College will speak on the Animal Transport Qualifications, the requirements, content and assessment. Date to be confirmed

February 10th | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually Session 3. Grassland Presentation, the essential knowledge (1hr) then group discussion around a set grassland scenario (as in the assessment) that is circulated prior to the session.

February 23rd | 7pm  | “Let’s Talk Cross Country”
From introduction to developing horse/rider confidence over the range of fences found in competition. Jumping on angles, corners, boundary fences, water, ditches, skinnies, banks, bounces, linked fences, jumping uphill downhill. What do the BE classes require of horse and rider at each level. How do we make him sharp and clever? What do we need to educate riders regarding? Does he lock onto a line? Gymnastic and line exercises. Date to be confirmed

February 24th | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually. Session 1. Business Knowledge Presentation, covering the essential knowledge; planning, rates, insurance, contracts, pensions, staffing, NMW, s/e V employed, SSP, maternity pay, accounts, ICO License. Overheads in detail to ensure realistic pricing.

February 25th | 7pm | Stage 5 BHSI Performance Coach Business Management Major Incident Presentation
We will be covering the requirements of this unit and possible subject matter, then work in groups in breakout rooms following a clear plan, gather information, address all contingencies, draw conclusions and prepare a presentation. Date To Be Confirmed

March 2nd | 7pm | Debbie Jones List 1 Dressage Judge, Grand Prix Rider and Trainer
Debbie has produced several horses from backing, through the levels to Grand Prix, she trains regularly with Stephen Clarke and Carl Hester, and coaches’ event and dressage riders competing at Nationally and Internationally. She will be using video clips of horse’s paces, transitions and movements and then explaining and justifying the mark she would give them. Discussion will develop around the riders influence and preparation, the horse’s strengths and weaknesses, and then training exercises will be suggested that could be used to facilitate an improvement in both.

March 3rd | 7pm | Stage 4 Business Management x 4 linked sessions
Can be attended individually Session 4. Business Model Scenario, we debate one of the topics from LO2 to break the ice then work in Breakout Groups analysing the business model scenario, circulated before the session (as in the assessment) to improve operation and profitability. 

March 4th | 7pm | “Sound or Lame?” delivered by Dr Jess Campbell MRCVS
Covering the range of diagnostic equipment available to evaluate where the discomfort is and the extent of disease, why and when we may use, nerve block, arthroscopy, nuclear scintigraphy, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans, the likely prognosis for sacro ileac issues, arthritis in the form of spavins, ringbone and navicular, soft tissue injury and disease. Regenerative medicine.

18 March | 7 pm | “Equine Learning Theory”, with Dr Debbie Marsden PhD 
Dr Debbie Marsden is internationally recognised as one of the worlds leading experts in her field. Her success in dealing with equine behavioural problems is based on the highest level of academic and professional qualifications combined with a lifetime‘s experience of looking after and working with horses. She spent many years as a Fellow of the University of Edinburgh attached to the Department of Veterinary clinical studies investigating the causes of behavioural problems and teaching vets wishing to further specialise in horses. A clear understanding of the terminology used in equine learning theory is essential at stage 4 and (5) BHSI. A educational and insightful session not to be missed.

March 25th | 7pm | Veterinary Medicines delivered by Dr Jess Campbell MRCVS

Covering all groups of drugs in common use; antibiotics, sedatives, anaesthetic’s, steroids, analgesics, NSAID’s, intra-articular medications, antispasmodics, respiratory medications, ulcer and Cushing treatments, drugs specific to the breeding industry. Jess is an Equine Vet, BHSI and has produced and competed horses to advanced level eventing.

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