BHS Stage 2 Training Course commences

This course is designed to be taken as a revision course for candidates wishing to take the BHS Stage 2 examination. The candidates should be regular, confident riders, able to jump to a height of 2ft 9ins and be able to lunge a quiet horse for exercise.

Candidates must hold the BHS Stage 1 Riding and Horse Care & Knowledge certificate, NVQ L2 with schooling unit or the Pony Club B test.

The BHS Riding and Road Safety Test is required before taking the Stage 2 Exam.

The course will consist of 6 x 3hr evening sessions and 2 x 6hr day sessions.

Each evening session will include 2 hours of stable management and 1 hour riding/lungeing.

Day sessions will be equivalent to 2 evening sessions.

Dates: Tues 31st July, Sun 5th August (day session), Tues 7th August, Sun 12th August (day session), Tues 21st August, Tues 28th August,                        Tues 4th September & Tues 11th September.

All evening sessions will be starting at 6.30pm and day sessions at 10.00am.

Participants will have the option, for an additional charge, to have a

mock Horse Knowledge & Care exam – date to be arranged

Course Content

Grooming, Horse Clothing, Saddlery, Shoeing, Horse Anatomy, Travelling, Horse Behaviour, Horse Health, Lungeing, Grassland Management, Fitness, Stable Design, Clipping & Trimming, Watering & Feeding, Correct balanced position on the flat, School Figures, Work without stirrups, Correct balanced position for Jumping a course of 2’6.

The cost of the course is £320 which is payable at least a week before the start of the course.

If you wish to pay by credit card please make a note on the form & we will ring to take payment.

Spaces are reserved only when completed & fully paid applications are received.

This course needs a minimum of 5 candidates and a maximum of 10 candidates.

All participants in the course are guaranteed an internal place in the Stage 2 Exam on the 26th September.