The BHS Equine Tourism Pathway guides and supports those wishing to pursue a career in the equestrian tourism sector, from leading rides out to managing an established tourism or trekking centre.

Developed in collaboration with The Trekking and Riding Society of Scotland, The Association of Irish Riding Establishments and The Welsh Trekking and Riding Association, we offer a globally recognised progressive pathway for anyone wishing to pursue a career in equine tourism.

Ride Leader Level 2

This award will provide you with the skills to assist first time riders on short rides, treks or hacks and support the daily running of a commercial equestrian establishment.

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Ride Leader Level 3

This award will assess your skills and knowledge in the care and management of horses, clients and training of staff within an equestrian tourism establishment

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Equine Tourism Centre Manager

This award endorses your broad and in-depth knowledge and skills in managing an equestrian tourism business. 

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