BHS exam training courses 2015

Stage 1, 2, 3 & PTT training courses are run regularly.. Also riding and road safety training.
As a BHS Training & Examination Centre our role is to train grooms and instructors for the industry

Stages 1 & 2

Stage 1 twelve week course starts on March 13th 2015 and is followed by the Stage 2 course on 6th June 2015, Friday evenings 18.00 - 20.30. We are able to run additional Stage 1 & 2 courses on Thursday evenings if numbers permit.

Stage 3

This course runs Sundays for 24 weeks January 18th - June 28th, 15.00 - 18.00. Training includes a jumping class, flatwork and stable management. Riders will need to be comfortable jumping a 1 metre showjump & cross-country course & be able to ride a dressage test at Elementary level.

Additional Stage 2 / 3 training Wednesdays 14.00 - 16.00

Stage 4 / Intermediate Teaching

Training starts on Sundays from September 27th - 14.00 - 18.00 for 12 weeks. There is often additional training on Thursdays. Call us for details.

Although the courses are aimed for students wishing to obtain the BHS exams they are equally suitable for those just wanting to improve their riding and horse knowledge & care.

Please call us for details of training courses and costs.

Next Riding & Road Safety Courses

Training starting Monday 11th May - Thursday 14th May in the evenings 6 - 8pm. Exam at 12.00 on Monday 18th May. It is neccessary to attend the complete course to be elligble for the exam. Additional training by request. Please call or email us for details.


PTT training in progressThe Preliminary Teaching Test

This course is Sundays 15.30 -18.00 from 5th July - September 20th 2015

Additional PTT Training Thursdays 09.00 - 13.00

All the courses end with a mock exam  with a BHS Examiner. There is generally a BHS Exam for that level at the Centre the following week. Please contact the BHS Exams Office for further details. Exam dates & syllabus on their website

Certificate in Equine Transport & Loading Day
- Dates to be advised

With Caroline Baldock 9.30 - 13.00
This workshop will investigate the problems horses face when asked to load into a trailer or horsebox.
We will be schooling the horses to accept this change in environment by putting the horses through a series of desensitization exercises.
It is important to understand what concerns the horse and what reaction he is likely to have when asked to deal with these concerns.

With Minta Winn 14.00 - 16.30
This qualification meets the EU regulations covering the welfare of animals during transportation. It is essential for anyone travelling horses in connection with their business and also ideal for all caring and keen horse enthusiasts. It is designed to assess the knowledge and understanding of those transporting horses and covers animal welfare legislation, horse health, food, rest & water.

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