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This award will build on what you learnt in Horse Knowledge part one to further develop your confidence and knowledge. This theory based award will prepare you for the Bronze About the Horse awards where the focus is on developing your practical skills.

This award covers:

  • Horse behaviour
  • Passports and microchips
  • Signs of health
  • Disease prevention
  • Feeding
  • Field checks
  • Poisonous plants
  • Parts of the saddle and bridle

Find out more about Horse Knowledge Part One



This award is open to anyone who would like to improve their horse knowledge or skills, you do not have to be a BHS member to take part.

If you have your own horse, courses are delivered by an Accredited Professional Coach. Your coach can come to your livery yard or British Riding Club grounds.

If you do not own your own horse, or you’re not sure if they would be suitable, don’t worry. There are BHS Approved Riding Centres throughout the UK that deliver challenge awards with their facilities and horses. 

You can achieve the challenge awards at your local Approved Centre where they will match you to a horse to ensure your lessons are suitable to your experience.


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