Equine Studies


Course Title: BHS Stage 2 Riding
Course Code: EQ048

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part Time

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.



Training towards BHS Riding Horses Stage 2

Course Content

Our British Horse Society Stage 2 training programme is an excellent progression from the Stage 1 course. This course is intended as a brush up of skills prior to taking the BHS assessment.
The riding course will include:
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
Jumping a course of fences

Entry Requirements

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills. BHS Stage 1 riding asessment must be completed prior to booking this course. Weight limit for riding is 13.5 stones. This course is intended as a brush up of skills prior to taking the BHS assessment.

Next Steps

BHS Stage 3 or BHS Stage 2 Teach

Career Opportunities

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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Jan-19 25-Mar-19 7.30 p.m. 9.00 p.m. Part Time Monday 12
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Hairnet for long hair Short whip Correct smart clothing - jodhpurs, boots, current standard hat, gloves


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