College Farm Equestrian Centre is a British Horse Society Approved Establishment

This course is for those who wish to take their BHS Stage Two or for horse owners wishing to improve their knowledge and skills.

Areas Covered in BHS Stage Two Horse Knowledge and Care:

  • Horse Psychology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Horse Health
  • Watering and Feeding
  • Saddlery and Clothing
  • Grooming and Plaiting
  • Shoeing
  • Fittening
  • Travelling
  • Clipping and Trimming
  • Stable Design
  • Grassland Management
  • General BHS Knowledge

Horse Knowledge and Care Training Times

Mondays 11.00am – 1.00 pm or Wednesdays 6.30 – 8.30 pm

BHS Stage Two Riding Course

Riders must have achieved their Riding Stage 1 /NVQ level 1 to apply. Lessons take place weekly; duration 1hr 30mins covering basic equitation and jumping over a small course of fences.

Riding Times:

Monday 09.30 – 11.00am or Wednesday 5.00 – 6.30pm
Each 10 week course costs £150.00 and does not include exam fees.

Courses run throughout the year but are subject to there being sufficient numbers signing up. All course fees are payable in advance.

Sunday afternoons training also available – please ask if interested.

Students must have back protectors available to be worn for all jumping.

All students must be members of the BHS prior to signing up for the course.
Tel: Vikki Hayton BHSI 01777 870886 (A. machine) or 07860 276 578 or email