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BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager with Riding (Stage 4) (Dressage Pathway) is for those with an established career in the equestrian industry. This would demonstrate competence to take responsibility for a horse’s flatwork and development.

This career certificate recognises your ability as a rider to train horses and manage their work. A Senior Yard Manager and Rider will have the skills to train horses for equestrian competition work within a chosen discipline - this would include management of day-to-day activity and maintaining horse fitness. This provides an essential stepping stone to Stage 5 Performance Centre Manager with Riding, as well as an established component of a BHSQ Level 4 Senior Coach (Stage 4) qualification.

BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager with Riding (Stage 4) is an essential platform to a training role within the horse world.

The BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager with Riding (Stage 4) is available in three pathways:

  • Senior Ride for Training Dressage will develop your flatwork and support a career as a dressage rider and trainer
  • Senior Ride for Training Eventing will develop your flatwork and jumping to support your career as an eventing rider and training
  • Senior Ride for Training Show Jumping will develop your jump work and support a career within show jumping

The BHSQ Level 4 Senior Yard Manager with Riding (Stage 4) (Senior Ride for Training Dressage Pathway) qualification is awarded upon completion of four compulsory units:

  • Unit 1: Stage 4 Senior Care
  • Unit 2: Stage 4 Senior Management
  • Unit 3: Stage 4 Senior Lunge
  • Unit 4: Stage 4 Senior Ride for Training Dressage

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