The Ride Leader Level 3 Certificate provides a benchmark within the equine industry for those who would like to work in a commercial equestrian environment.

Alongside taking care of horses, staff and clients, the certificate will provide you with the knowledge of accepted protocols within a commercial environment, which includes the responsibility of a centre in the owner’s absence. 

This assessment will allow you to demonstrate through practical tasks an industry required level of competence and autonomy, to enable you to enter a more senior role within an equestrian tourism business.

You will:

  • Be able to manage your work safely and efficiently while undertaking a higher level of responsibility
  • Show the application of skills and knowledge which relate to the care and management of horses, clients and training of staff through a range of tasks with minimal supervision
  • Be able to select and use relevant equipment and manage your use of time according to industry practice