BHS Stage 1 Ride is for anyone looking to start their career with horses and show a competence in the basic skills of riding with empathy for the horse. 

This career certificate provides foundation riding skills for you on which to build and is the first phase for many career pathways. BHS Stage 1 Ride will give you the confidence to progress to becoming a BHS Stage 2 Rider or to pursue a career as a professional rider.

This certificate also provides the foundation riding skills essential for the BHS Stage 1 Complete Horsemanship.

Our Other Pathways

Whatever your career aspirations – caring for horses, riding professionally or coaching the next generation – there’s a pathway for you.

Our Coaching Pathway combines care and management, riding and teaching for a world renowned Coach in Complete Horsemanship career.