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Become a BHS Accredited Coach

Approved and accredited by the BHS, Accredited Professional Coaches meet the highest professional standards within the industry. 

  • Last reviewed: 7th May 2024
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If you would like to find out more about our Accredited Professionals programme, please submit an enquiry form and one of our team will contact you shortly. Alternatively, you can call our Accredited Professionals Team on 02476 840565 or email us at

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Our community of professional coaches connects people, ideas and resources to embed world-class standards, drive continual professional development and promote innovation in equestrian coaching.


  • Deliver and assess the Challenge Awards 
  • Deliver Pony Stars (Junior Challenge Awards) 
  • Access to branded online business toolkit and resources 
  • BHS first aid and safeguarding courses included for the duration of your membership 
  • BHS Gold membership for duration of accreditation 
  • Access to attend Continual Professional Development events in partnership with BEF member bodies 
  • Exclusive access to an online professional community where you can network, share ideas, discuss and gain access to the latest information and guidance 
  • 25% discount on BHS assessments 

Our Accredited Professional Coach membership is available to coaches qualified to BHS Stage 3 Coach, or equivalent. 

Professional insurance package

This package includes an exceptional professional insurance package including: 

  • £10,000,000 public liability* 
  • £100,000 personal accident*
  • Grooms insurance that covers you to ride, school and exercise your clients horses 
  • Cover for the horse, tack and saddlery is covered in your care, custody and control 

Monthly direct debit cost 

  • £28.41 pcm for membership with no insurance (£341 annual)
  • £40.08 pcm for membership with Insurance (annual cost of £481)

*Terms and conditions apply 


Our BHS Accredited Professional Coaches meet the highest professional standards within the industry. Find out more about the qualifications and other requirements to join our community.

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