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 fencesas a course 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 involves:
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 assessment must be completed before booking on to this course. Weight limit for riding is 13.5 stones.

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