Loading and Unloading a Horse

About the Course

During the 3 hour course you will be provided with the knowledge and welfare aspects of loading and unloading horses. The course is a mixture of both theory and practical elements and topics covered include: Checking the floor and ramps, opening and lowering ramps, adjusting fixtures and fittings, leading a horse into the vehicle, securing a horse for transport and leading a horse out of the vehicle.

The training also provides a Coach Endorsement opportunity for those undertaking BHS Stage 2. If you meet the criteria your BHS Equine Excellence Skills Record will be signed.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 14 (Parental consent required).

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

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

Tea and coffee making facilities are available.

Instructor Student Ratio 1:12


Course Dates

Saturday 4 December 2021 (1:00pm to 4:00pm)

£60 per person (12 places available)


For group bookings please contact 01245 424287