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BHS Stable  Management  &  Progressive  Riding  Course  levels  1  to  3:   SUNDAYS  from  2pm  to  4.30pm  at  Thurleigh  Equestrian  Centre.     This   practical,   six   week   course   serves   as   an   excellent   foundation   course.   It   is   aimed   at   anyone   wanting   to   formalise   their   horse   skills   and   knowledge   to   a   demonstrable   level   of   qualification   (BHS   Stage   1   equivalent).     The   course   provides   the   training,   course   materials,   practical   tests   and   riding   assessments,   which   enable   you   to   achieve   levels   1,   2   and   3   of   the   British   Horse   Society   Progressive   Stable   Management   and   Riding   Tests.     On   successful   completion   you   achieve   a   BHS  Badge  and  Certificate  for  each  test.      

DURATION: A  1.5  hour  theory  session  and  coffee  break,  followed  by  a  45  minute  group  riding  session   for   those   who   wish   to   complete   the   riding   test   in   a   group   lesson.   It   is   possible   to   assess   the   riding   aspects  of  this  course  in  your  one-­‐  one  riding  lessons  for  an  additional  £12.00  per  level.     Just  the  Stable  Management   Just  the  Riding  Tests  1  –  3     Stable  Management  and   level  1-­‐3    (1.5hrs  x  6  weeks)   (45min  group  lesson  x  6  weeks)   Riding  tests  1-­‐3  together     £80.00  

£  115.00    

£165.00  

The cost  includes  a  study  pack,  assessments  and  BHS  certification.    

START DATE:  The  first  course  starts  on  Sunday  21st  February,  finishing  on  3rd  April  2016.  (No  class   over  Easter  Weekend)    

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:   Candidates   must   be   aged   13   and   above.   There   will   be   a   maximum   of   8   people  per  course  (6  for  riding  sessions).    You  must  be  able  to  walk,  trot  and  canter  independently   for   the   riding   course.       To   enroll   you   just   need   to   return   the   attached   BHS   form   and   payment   to   Beth   by  16th  February.      

Week 1  

Level TEST  1  

2  

TEST 1  

3

TEST 2    

4

TEST 2  

5

TEST 3  

6

TEST 3  

Horse Knowledge  Covered  in  the  Course   Put  on  head  collar,  tying  up  safely,  turning  out   and  catching  in.    Signs  of  good  and  poor  health   and  treatment  of  minor  wounds.  Identifying   points  of  the  horse  &  understanding  normal   horse  behaviour.       Review  of  week  1  work.    Knowledge  of  grooming   equipment  &  importance  of  cleanliness,  identify   markings  of  a  horse   Assessment  session  for  Test  1   Review  of  week  2.  Recognise  parts  of  saddle  &   snaffle  bridle,  tack  cleaning  and  storage,  how  to   recognise  tack  in  good  &  poor  order.  Types  of   bedding  and  how  they  are  used.  Understand   correct  methods  for  skipping  out,  mucking  out   and  preparing  a  stable   Review  of  week  3.  Correctly  applying  stable  rugs   and  a  tail  bandage.    Putting  on  a  saddle  and   bridle  correctly,  Care  of  the  horse  after  removal   of  tack.    Recognise  risen  clenches  &  over  grown   feet.     Stable  Management  Assessment  for  Test  2   Review  of  week  4  work.    Rules  of  watering  &   feeding,  knowledge  of  common  feed  types  and   hay.  

Riding Skills  Covered  in  the  Course   Maintaining  correct,  balanced  position   and  effective  use  of  aids  at  walk  &  trot.   Adjusting  stirrups,  girth  &  reins  on  the   move.  

Review of  week  5  work  and  Stable  Management   assessment  for  Test  3  

Riding assessment  for  Test  3  

Thurleigh Equestrian  Centre  Jan  2016  

Maintaining balanced  position  in   canter,  work  without  stirrups  in  walk   and  trot.     Riding  Assessment  for  Tests  1  &  2.  

Riding effective  turns  &  circles  &  other   school  figures.  Pole  work  in  walk  and   trot.  

Work without  stirrups  in  walk  and  trot,   including  over  poles.    Maintain  a   balanced  secure  position  in  trot  and   canter.  

Bhs progressive riding tests leaflet jan 2016  

Information leaflet about the British Horse Society Progressive Riding and Stable Management course being offered at Thurleigh Equestrian Ce...

Bhs progressive riding tests leaflet jan 2016  

Information leaflet about the British Horse Society Progressive Riding and Stable Management course being offered at Thurleigh Equestrian Ce...

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