BHS Stage 1 Care

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Equine Studies EQ051E09/19/1 Short Course

Course Information

This course is aimed at improving your skills at a basic level, ensuring a good foundation for future progress. This will give you a thorough understanding of general management and requirements of horses' health and well-being. This course is intended as a brush up of skills prior to taking the BHS Stage 1 assessment.


  • Training towards BHS Horse Care Assessment
Course Content
  • Our British Horse Society Stage stable management training programme gives you a thorough understanding of the basic principles of horse care. It is ideal for those wishing to become professional equestrians, preparing them for working in the equine industry. It is also excellent for those who just want to gain a better understanding of horse care and improve their practical horsemanship skills. The course will include:
    Horse behaviour
    Basic grass care
    Watering and feeding
    Foot and shoeing
    Anatomy and handling
    Horse health

    Please note there is a discount,if Stage 1 Riding is booked with Stage 1 Care, the cost would be £320 for both courses.
Entry Requirements
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills. Basic experience of working with horses is essential and the drive to achieve a BHS stage 1 assessment in the near future.
Next Steps
  • BHS Stage 2
Career Opportunities
  • Horse Groom

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
09-Sep-2019 (Already Started) 04-Nov-2019 7.30 p.m. 8.30 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Evenings only
Day of the week Number of sessions
Mon 8
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £160.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £20.00

Materials Required

Pen and paper
Correct smart clothing - jodhpurs, boots, current standard hat, gloves

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.