BHS Complete Training Manual for Stage 1

BHS Complete Training Manual for Stage 1

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Comprehensive course training manual for passing the BHS Stage 1 exam



A revised and expanded edition of the existing title The BHS Complete Training Manual for Stage 1 (ISBN 978-1-905693-20-7) now includes comprehensive background information on the techniques, knowledge and understanding required for the BHS Stage 1 exam making it the definitive course companion. BHS Stage 1 is the first level and generally taken by professional people wishing to work in the horse industry. 

This training manual fully describes the level of practical and theoretical knowledge required for each element of the exam; how candidates should train to ensure competence in horse knowledge, care and riding; successful exam techniques from what to expect and how to present yourself, exam procedure for the ridden, practical and oral sections with valuable test questions with model answers, and finally what the examiners are looking for.


Islay Auty BA FBHS is a Fellow of the British Horse Society, a chief examiner, a riding coach, dressage judge and competitor. A freelance instructor, she has over twenty years experience of training career students and competition partnerships both in the UK and overseas.

Margaret Linington-Payne MA (Ed) BHSI is Director of Standards (the department responsible for training, education and exams) at the BHS; a chief examiner and former Where to Train centre proprietor.

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Sub Heading No
ISBN 9781905693603
Author Islay Auty and Margaret Linington-Payne
Binding Paperback
Extent 234 x 173 mm, 151 pages
Illustrations Black & white line drawings
Ebook Yes via your usual supplier
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