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Exams and Qualifications. Our examinations system is one of the best and most widely respected in the world.

Exams and Qualifications

Our progressive route encourages you to continue, leading from beginner level to world class qualifications. The advice, guidelines and syllabus for every level mean that you can be sure of what you'll be asked to do and also be sure you're making the right choice in taking your exams with us. Once you're qualified, you can also attend professional development events to push your skills even further.

Professional Qualifications Stage 1 Stage 1 is the first step on the professional ladder and show you have the competencies to apply basic principles of horse care. Stage 2 Stage 2 will provide you with competencies to apply general principles for the management of horses’ health and well being. Stage 3. Training & Qualifications. Horse training Our exams system is one of the best and most widely-respected in the world Our qualifications are internationally-recognised benchmarks that provide a valuable addition to your CV We cater for every level from novice owners and beginners through to international experts.

Training & Qualifications

Become the best. Training options. Training can be 'on the job' where you work on the yard and receive tuition whilst going about your work.

Training options

These work-based training programmes offer you the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications based upon real practical experience, skills and knowledge gained through directly working with horses. Qualifications gained in this way can be very valuable to employers. Training providers will be able to advise you on what type of training is right for you and develop a training programme to suit your needs. This will depend upon your level of experience and the type of yard that you wish to work for. The types of qualifications that you can achieve include National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and Apprenticeships.

For further information on N/SVQs contact the British Horseracing and Education Standards Trust, the British Horse Society Lantra, the Sector Skills Council, can offer advice on Apprenticeships and training providers in your area. Career choices. Home. Careers in Dressage. As well as offering competitive and social opportunities, dressage also provides a number of career paths to those dedicated to the sport.

Careers in Dressage

British Dressage aims to support those seeking to work within dressage through training and development. Only by ensuring the very best standard of education and training for professionals throughout the sport, can dressage be assured of continued healthy growth and a bright future. British Dressage aims to help people achieve their potential in a number of roles, from the up-and-coming riders to the grooms and trainers that support them.

From here you can find out more about the British Dressage Apprenticeship Scheme, the Young Professionals Award, and the UK Coaching Certificate. In addition, British Dressage is pleased to support the launch of the Equine Employers Handbook, compiled by the British Grooms Association. British Dressage. Many trainers and riders, from novice level onwards, use their knowledge to progress into a career of judging.

British Dressage

They find that it helps their test riding skills as well as their riding generally and ability to teach. Nearly 1,000 British Dressage (BD) judges perform this vital voluntary role. This includes 300 trainee judges and a keen trainee takes an average of six to eight months to become a listed judge. The lists range from six to one. As a list 6 judge, you can judge preliminary competitions and this increases to list 1, where the most experienced are able to judge grand prix tests at championships. “Judging underpins our sport. New rule changes applicable to Judges 2015Download here Contact Katrina Smith or Lisa Panto for more information. Riding Confidence Clinics « In a sport as exciting as riding there are bound to be experiences that can leave you a little shaken, but visiting the stable yard needn’t fill you with dread.

Riding Confidence Clinics «

Confidence Coaching can help you to rationalise your fear and work towards achieving personal riding goals. Your Horse Live 2010 I work with riders who have lost their confidence on a one to one basis and can run a Riding Confidence Clinic either here where I live in Gloucestershire, or for a group of you at one of your own local yards. Riding Confidence Clinics explore the possible origins of nervousness, both in the rider and horse, as well as positive action to enable everyone to get more from their riding. By sharing the latest information from neuroscience and psychology about how our brain and mind works, my confidence coaching offers a unique and more holistic approaches to alleviating fear and anxiety. DOREEN: Thanks very much I’m really starting to understand how this all fits in now. Riding Confidence Clinics. TheConfidentHorseRider programme offers private and group workshops to suit all riders.

Riding Confidence Clinics

These have been developed and are led by Amanda Kirtland-Page. She has over 20 years of therapeutic experience using hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, counselling, NLP and rider psychology and over 35 years of experience working with riders as an instructor. Due to the popularity of the Main Workshops, we are now offering an Advanced Workshop for all those that would like to build on everything they have learnt in the Main Workshop. Again, this is approximately 5 hours, starting at 10am. Mounted sessions will also be offered where possible. Training & Qualifications.

Horse riding instructor Job Information. Page Content Horse riding instructor HoursVariableStarting salary£12,000 + per year.

Horse riding instructor Job Information