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The Fellowship assessment is a two day assessment and will take place between 29 October – 1 November 2018.

The BHS Fellowship is the highest professional standard across the equine industry and is internationally recognised.
Taking place across two days, candidates will be assessed on coaching skills, practical demonstrations, theoretical knowledge, stable management and the history of equitation.

Fewer than 80 people hold the FBHS qualification, which is recognised as the highest equestrian qualification in the world.
If you are a Stage 5 performance coach in complete horsemanship and think you have the skills, knowledge and passion to become a BHS Fellow then please forward a CV, covering letter and fee of £150 to the Education Department by 30 May 2018.

CVs are assessed by a panel of Fellows against the following criteria:

  • Competition experience
  • Teaching/Coaching experience
  • Presenting experience
  • Previous and present occupations
  • Equestrian qualifications
  • Academic qualifications
  • Experience developing/training horses
  • Evidence developing riders
  • Current training undertaken by candidate


CVs can be emailed to Jenny Wall, jenny.wall@bhs.org.uk. If your CV is accepted you will be invited to apply for the award. The fee for the award is £925. If you do not feel ready to apply this time, your CV may be held on file for up to five years.