BHS Manual for Coaching and Teaching Riding

Islay Auty



ISBN: 9781905693450


CATEGORY: BHS Publications

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 144 pages

The official handbook for those studying the BHS teaching qualifications has now been fully updated and revised. 

Written for the BHS by a chief examiner, this handbook provides clear guidelines on how the skills of riding should be taught and how riding school lessons should be conducted. 
  • Aimed at less experienced and trainee riding instructors, especially those involved with weekly riders and covers.
  • How to develop communication skills and effective body language.
  • Advice on teaching adult novices and children, whether in groups or one-to-one.
  • Valuable multi-option lesson plans.
  • Choosing school horses and keeping them happy in their work.
  • Safety and insurance, and how to cope with mishaps and accidents.
  • Dealing with rider problems, such as nervousness, stiffness, poor co-ordination, etc.

Meet the author Islay Auty

Islay Auty is a Fellow of The British Horse Society, BD accredited coach and judge and has a degree in Education. In her four decades in the horse industry her area of expertise has evolved in the development of under 21 riders and in training coaches. She has International experience in these fields, as well as regularly coaching many competitive partnerships.

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