BHS Silver Challenge Award (Not including Ride Safe) - Bridgwater & Taunton College
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Course Overview

Our integrated training and assessment programme will provide you with the basic principles of horse care and how to safely and efficiently undertake daily tasks. This will include routine grooming, mucking out, bedding down, cleaning and adjusting tack and providing food and water.

Units of study/what is involved

  • Silver Riding Fit
  • Silver Riding flat
  • Silver Riding Jump
  • Silver Caring for your horse
  • Silver Knowing your horse
  • Silver Lungeing your horse

Progression Options

Successful completion of both the BHS Silver Challenge Awards – Care and the Silver Challenge Award and Lunge – provides direct entry to the BHS Stage 2 Care and Lunge. A full and detailed syllabus may be obtained from the British Horse Society website.

Spotlight

My course is made up of classroom-based lessons and practical sessions on the yard. This really helps to bring the theory we learn to life, and makes lessons varied and interesting.

Caitlin Lowe

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