Update 20th May:
Following the UK Government's amended Covid-19 restrictions update on the 11th May, we can provide the following update for candidates.
The BHS Groom with Riding Pathway provides the practical riding skills and knowledge to support a rider or groom that has responsibility to care for, produce, train and exercise horses.
We strongly believe that any professional in the industry requires a sound knowledge of horse care and stable management to supplement their career, whether a coach, groom, rider or trainer. Our Groom with Riding Pathway will help you develop a sympathetic riding style and ensure you put the welfare of the horse at the heart of your riding and training.
The BHS Groom with Riding Pathway (Dressage) provides the practical riding skills and knowledge to support a rider to focus on flatwork and dressage.
This pathway allows you to ensure a sympathetic riding style, combined with your horse care knowledge to put the welfare of the horse at the heart of your riding and developing your skills through to a competitive dressage level.
Skills of a Rider
Following a foundation of flatwork and polework at stage 2, you will develop more proficiency through the stages working on riding and training of dressage movements.
Performance Riders (Dressage) are competent in riding and training horses on the flat and will often be competing at advanced in dressage.