BHS Stage 1 - Horse Care - Writtle University College

BHS Stage 1 - Horse Care

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About the Course

This training programme will provide participants with the basic principles of horse care and working under supervision, how to safely and efficiently undertake routine daily tasks. This will include how to look after a well-mannered horse in the stable and at grass.

The course will offer foundation knowledge and skills in preparation for the British Horse Society (BHS) Stage One examination, not included in the cost.

Holders of the BHS Stage One certificate are able to proceed on to BHS Stage Two. A full and detailed syllabus may be obtained from the British Horse Society website.

Registration and examination fees are paid separately and directly to BHS. BHS examinations must be booked no later than two weeks prior to the exam date.

For more information visit, email or telephone 02476 840508.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 14

Please come appropriately dressed for an equine yard

Useful Information

Membership and examination fees are paid directly to the British Horse Society (BHS)

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Refreshments are provided.

Course Dates

  • Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Wednesday 4 July 2018 (6:30pm to 9:00pm)
    [Exam Thursday 12 July 2018 booked and paid directly to BHS ]
    £225.00 per person
    Please call the number shown below, to make your booking

For group bookings please contact Michelle Williams on 01245 424287


225 Excluding BHS examination fees


8 weeks (Evenings)


Michelle Williams on 01245 424287

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Our opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm
  • Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

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If you have any questions before booking please contact us.