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BHS Stage 5 Unit 10: Performance Event Coaching develops your skills as a trainer of horses and riders who can bridge the gap between training at grass roots level and those competing in national classes to British Dressage Advanced Medium, British Eventing Intermediate Horse Trials and British Showjumping Foxhunter.

This award will demonstrate your skills as an effective coach with sound teaching and equitation principles required to coach individuals and groups in all environments and discuss all aspects of training and careers.

You will:

  • Show natural aptitude and empathy in your coaching, able to impart knowledge with clarity, enthusiasm and impact
  • Show clear understanding of requirements of coaching dressage up to and including Advanced Medium, and jumping up to 1.20 metres
  • Be able to train students for current qualifications and competitions within the industry such as BHS Stage 4 Coach in Complete Horsemanship, Riding Club competitions and Pony Club competitions
  • Demonstrate appropriate coaching styles when coaching a private and semi private sessions, assessing horse and rider and negotiating development