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Our Challenge Awards are a recreational offering that you can use in your everyday riding or stable management lessons from someone just starting out to a more experienced rider or horse owner.

Our Challenge Awards are designed for your clients to develop hands-on, practical skills and get stuck in with the day-to-day tasks.

Find out more about Challenge Awards here.

Helpful Frequently Asked Questions


Ride Safe Advisors - Resources

Ride Safe Trainers Extra Resources

Training the Trainers Video An informative video to support Ride Safe Trainers. Please remember, to be able to deliver and sign off the Ride Safe Silver Challenge Award you need to have achieved the Ride Safe Trainers Award. Please contact us for more information.

BHS Dead Slow 360 Virtual Reality Please watch and share our new 360 virtual reality film, showing how it feels to be both the rider and driver when a car passes a horse too quickly on the road.

Laura's story Laura Thorogood speaks about her incident while riding out on the road. 

Horse vs Car GCM, a YouTube influencer has partnered with Dorset and Devon & Cornwall police and BHS to reach his audience who customise their cars.

What's on Your Horizon The BHS have produced an interactive road safety film after successfully securing a road safety grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire. The film follows a young driver who is faced with a series of hazards along his journey to collect friends for a party.


Buy your packs

All challenge awards resources (booklets, certificates and enamel pin badges) can be purchased on our exclusive shop page for APCs and Approved Centres. Please do not share this link with your clients or members of the public. Buy your packs.


Helpful Resources

Helpful guide with loads of information on the Challenge Awards.

Helpful document for the Breeding Challenge Awards providing links to articles, websites and webinars which provide information about breeding




Please update us on your participants achievements on the Silver Challenge Awards by completing this form.



Bronze awards registers


Silver awards registers


Gold awards registers


Platinum awards registers

Checklist Notes

Guidance notes to support you in the delivery of the awards.



Helpful handouts to use whilst delivering the Challenge Awards

Session Plans

Session plans to help you with delivering the Challenge Awards, feel free to use and adapt where required. We have also created presentations you can use, these might be beneficial with any online sessions

Horse Knowledge Part One

Horse Knowledge Part Two









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