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Horse Knowledge Care & Riding
Stage 1

Somerby Equestrian Centre
Thursday 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Sunday 2pm - 4pm

This qualification will provide you with the competencies to apply basic principles of horse care. Working under supervision, you will have basic knowledge and practice of looking after a well-mannered horse in the stable and at grass. You will be capable of riding an experienced horse or pony in an enclosed space. You must be at least 14 years old to take this exam.

When you have achieved the Stage 1 Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding Certificate you will be able to progress to BHS Stage 2 Certificate in Horse Knowledge, Care and/or Riding. The Stage 1 certificate is recognised in its own right and provides a benchmark standard to employers. It is also a component part of The British Horse Society Assistant Instructor Certificate.

Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact the yard office for further information.