The course is for anyone looking to improve their depth of horse knowledge. Aimed at anyone looking at or studying for BHS Stage 4 or Stage 5 Assessment or Pony Club A/AH exams. Open to coaches, trainers, students and horse owner/riders. It is also suitable for Coaches who are preparing candidates for assessment as well as Coaches looking to further their work with groups and individual riders.
The day is planned to be informative and interactive with delegates having the opportunity discuss what they observe.
The day will include:
Novice XC course walk. To include: looking at lines, options, approaches & ground. Review & discuss demands of the BE course & including, time, distance, fitness and the efforts.
SJ CIC 2**/Intermediate - Review tack and equipment. Observe and discuss rider warm-up in collecting ring. Show jump – use. Relate to performance in arena.
XC CIC 2**/Intermediate- Review BE demands. Look at time, distance and fitness
Observe and discuss horse and rider fitness, at both start and finish.
Observe tack & equipment in the collecting ring. Observe & discuss finish, stress, vet checks and cool down.
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.