BHS Silver Challenge Award - Care

About the Course

Our integrated training and assessment programme will provide you with the basic principles of horse care and how to safely and efficiently undertake daily tasks. This will include routine grooming, mucking out, bedding down, cleaning and adjusting tack and providing food and water.

Successful candidates will receive a certificate on completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 14 (Parental consent required).

In line with BHS training centre standards and due to the nature of the horses at the University College, we ask that candidates weigh no more than 13 stone (82.5kg) which includes your PPE.

Please come appropriately dressed for an equine yard.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

Useful Information

Successful completion of both the BHS Silver Challenge Award - Care and the Silver Challenge Award - Lunge provides direct entry to the BHS Stage 2 Care and Lunge. A full and detailed syllabus may be obtained from the British Horse Society website.

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

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring any other refreshments.

Instructor Student Ratio 1:12

Course Dates

Mondays, 20 February 2023 - 19 June 2023 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

[excluding 3 and 10 April, 1, 8 and 29 May]

£450 per person (1 places available)

Please call the number shown below, to make your booking

For group bookings please contact Daisy Mitchell 01245 424287