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To achieve BHS Stage 4 Management you will need to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to manage an equestrian business. This could be a commercial business such as an equestrian centre, or managing your own business as a self-employed coach.

This award will assess your considerable skills and experience looking for wide knowledge in addition to technical competence.

You will:

  • Understand the importance of customer care and how to apply this in your business
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
  • Understand the responsibilities of a yard manager, including managing staff, accounts and record keeping
  • Understand how to manage a yard, including marketing, facilities and grassland management