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Please note, all courses must be paid for at time of booking and are non-refundable. To find out dates and book call the office click link to calendar ... 

BACK TO BASICS Horse Care COURSE 

Ridden and Care course 
Looking to return to riding and refresh your horse care skills? 
Our six week course covers one hour of riding and one hour of horse care tutoring/practice each week with Jackie Colbert. 
 
Week 1 – Headcollars, quick release knots, grooming & leading 
Week 2 – Grooming & Bridle tacking up 
Week 3 – Grooming & Saddle tacking up 
Week 4 – Catching in from the field and groom/tack up 
Week 5 – Groom/tack up & introduction to rugs 
Week 6 – Groom/tack up & rugs/turning out 
 
The course will run for six consecutive Wednesday mornings 
 
Starts: Wednesday 23rd February 2022 
Time: 11.00-13.15 
 
Cost: £240.00 
 
T & C 
A 50% non-refundable deposit of £120.00 is required to book your space. The remaining payment will be due on the day of the week 3 session. 
Any new clients/clients who have not ridden with us in the last two years must attend a private assessment lesson prior to the course start date. 
Please note our current weight limit is 12stone (76kg). 
All participants must bring their own gloves. Hats/boots can be hired for use for the course at £3 a session– please speak to the office when you book. If you are bringing your own hat it must conform to the current BHS centre guidelines. 
Our covid cancellation policy does not cover this course, please see the website for full details and yard safety rules. 
 
 
Non-ridden Care Course 
Our four-week course is designed to give you practical time with our horses and covers grooming, tacking and untacking, basic saddlery and signs of health/general behaviour. Its ideal for riders returning to riding who want to refresh their horse care skills or clients who would like to compliment their lessons with a chance to learn some basic stable management skills.  
 
Week 1 – General signs of health and behaviours 
Week 2 – Saddles and tacking up practice 
Week 3 – Rugs and turning out horses 
Week 4 – Bridles and tacking up practice 
 
There is the opportunity to further develop your skills by taking the BHS Essential Horse Knowledge certificates. 
 
We would suggest this course is ideal for 15 years old and upwards. For younger riders, our Pony Club sessions cover these and many more topics (please see a member of staff for more details). 
Starts: TBC  
Time : 10.00-12.00hrs. 
Costs - £100.00 Loyalty Scheme Members 
£110.00 Non-members 
 
Please note once booked this course is non-refundable. 
 
Please contact the office  

BHS ESSENTIAL HORSE KNOWLEDGE COURSES & BHS Stage 1 training 

We offer BHS EHKC Entry Level and Level 1 courses running through the year to improve your knowledge and skills in equine care and management. 
 
BHS Stage 1 Care training course 
Starts: Sunday 16th May 2021 
Time : 14.00-16.30hrs. 
Costs - £168  
 
BHS Essential Horse Knowledge Certificate - Entry Level 
Starts: Tbc 
Time: 14.00-17.00 
Costs - £95 
 
BHS Essential Horse Knowledge Certificate - Level 1 
Starts: Tbc 
Time: 14.00-17.00 
Costs - £95 
 
 
 
Entry level: 
 
The BHS EHKC is the perfect introduction to equine care and management, as well as being an informative and interesting course for those with a little more experience. 
 
Ideal for non-horsey parents, first time horse owners/carers or those wishing to expand their knowledge, the course equips you with information regarding the basic care and welfare of the horse. 
 
The course will run for four consecutive Sundays. 
 
Starts: TBC - Entry Level  
Time: 14.00-17.00 
Cost: £90 
 
Entry level 1  
 
The BHS Horse Owners courses are a fantastic insight and introduction to anyone involved with horses.Whether it is purely for interest or whether you intend on buying a horse, they are an invaluable source of information. 
 
They are also an excellent precursor to the BHS Horse Knowledge and Care sections of the BHS Stage exams. 
 
Module 1 – Horse Identification 
Module 2 – Stable Management 
Module 3 – Tack 
Module 4 – Grooming 
Module 5 – The Foot and Shoeing 
Module 6 – Horse Health 
Module 7 – Feeding and Watering 
Module 8 – Purchasing a Horse 
Module 9 – Preparation for a Ride 
 
This course will run for four consecutive Sundays. See diary for dates.  
 
Please note once booked these courses are non-refundable. 
 

BHS CHALLENGE AWARDS 

We offer the BHS Challenge Awards. You can work you way through the awards in your private lessons but we will also be offering courses for various levels of the awards. Particpants will need to join the BHS to join in the various challenges but there is a vast array with something to suit everyone so it is well worth it. Full information can be found on the British Horse Society website. 
 
 
Full details to follow shortly 
 
 
 
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