College Farm Equestrian Centre is a British Horse Society Approved Establishment

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

Areas Covered in BHS Stage One Horse Knowledge and Care:

  • Horse Psychology
  • Anatomy
  • Horse Health
  • Grooming
  • Daily Routines
  • Bedding
  • Watering and Feeding
  • Saddlery and Clothing
  • Turning out to grass
  • Shoeing
  • Knowledge of the BHS

Horse Knowledge and Care Training Times

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

BHS Stage One Riding Course

Riders must be competent in walk trot and canter to complete the course in the suggested 10 weeks. Lessons weekly 1hr 30mins covering basic equitation.

Riding Times:

Thursday 10.00 – 11.30am 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.

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