Equine Studies


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 4'6"

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



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.
- 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