Equine Studies

Introduction

Course Title: BHS Stage 2 Riding
Course Code: EQ048

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part-time Evening



The riding training programme may be taken with the stable management or separately. Learners need to have already gained a basic, balanced and secure riding position as required in Stage 1 and should be capable of jumping small fences upto 2'6".

Tacking up from 7.30 to 8pm, Riding 8pm to 8.45 and untacking from 8.45 to 9pm.

Overview

Qualification

Training towards EQL Level 2 Diploma in BHS Riding Horses

Course Content

Our British Horse Society Stage 2 training programme is an excellent progression from the Stage 1 course. It will give you a thorough understanding of general management and requirements of horses' health and well being.
Riding:
- Working to improve balance and security
- Ride school figures using the correct aids
- Ride safely in company
- Ride independently in walk, trot and canter, with and without stirrups
- Jumping position
- Jump a course of fences

Entry Requirements

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills. For riding - completion of the BHS Stage 1 riding. Weight limit for riding is 13.5 stones.

Next Steps

BHS Stage 3

Career Opportunities

Progression on to Stage 3 Horse Groom Horse Riding Holiday Centre Assistant