The BHS East spring educational training program - days and evenings. These are for anyone looking to improve their depth of horse knowledge. Ideal for anyone looking at or studying for BHS Stage 4 or Stage 5 (Stable Mangers) Assessment or Pony Club A/AH exams. Open to coaches, trainers, students and horse owner/riders. All days count as CPD for APC’s, for evenings to count you need to attend both.
This session focus on the running of an Equine business. Including:
• Yard management; including maintenance of the buildings and facilities, including arena surfaces. The purchasing of goods.
• Working relationships with associated professionals including Farrier, Vet, Dentist, fodder merchants & Physio.
• Grassland maintenance.
• Office best practice and administration including; booking systems, lesson pricing/payment methods, business finance, VAT, insurance, PL, Riding School Licence & Planning.
• Employment regulations & legislation; PAYE, self employment & APC and other membership schemes – CPD.
• Staff management & development.
• Costs of running the business, business planning and development.
• Advertising, marketing opportunities and social media policies.
• Safety and security; analysing potential risks to staff, customers and horses. Health and well being.
• Recognising hazards, risk management, heath and safety policies and ensuring effective communication to all.
• Presentations – How to give effective presentations/lectures to staff (If you are due to sit the Stable Managers Exam in May please feel free to bring your presentations along).
Terms and Conditions
All courses are checked for viability approximately 10 working days prior to course date. At this point, any course that has insufficient numbers may be cancelled. In this instance, candidates booked on the cancelled course will receive a full refund or free course transfer.
Course fees are non-refundable if cancelled by candidates within 10 working days of the course date without a medical certificate, which must be received within five working days of the course date. All cancellations MUST be in writing by post or email.
If a course should be cancelled, each candidate will be telephoned and offered either a full refund or free transfer. It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that they provide correct, up to date contact details, which must include a telephone number with an answering service. If messages are left for candidates regarding a course cancellation, or if the organiser are unable to leave a message and candidates then arrive at a venue for a course that has been cancelled, any expenses incurred by the candidate are wholly their own.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, a decision will be made the day before a course is due to start as to whether or not it will be cancelled. If it should be cancelled then each candidate will be telephoned.