British Horse Society Approved Evening / Weekend Courses in Stages 1 – 2

_DSC6072Trent Park Equestrian Centre is a British Horse Society Examination and ‘Where to Train’ Centre.

Throughout the year, we run training course to prepare you for the British Horse Society Stage One & Two. We would also organise a Stage 3 Training Course, if we were to receive sufficient interest.

Evening or weekend courses are between ten and fourteen weeks depending on the level of the exam. Each session is two hours and includes one hour stable management training, and one hour riding training. Each session runs 7.15pm-9.15pm on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening. We also, on occasion, offer weekend Stage One courses.

BHS Stage One Courses cost £70 per session, BHS Stage Two Courses cost £80 per session.

We offer a generous discount for anyone paying for the course up front.

If you would be interested in joining one of our courses, please register your interest by emailing:

British Horse Society Approved Progressive Riding Test Courses


The Progressive Riding Tests are a BHS amateur qualification. There are six levels for adults (13+yrs) to work towards, and five levels for children aged 6-12yrs.

Each test involves a stable management assessment, and a riding assessment.

We run a 10 week training course for each Progressive Riding Test level.

Each session involves a 1 hour, riding lesson, and a 1 hour, stable mamangement, session, both taught by experienced BHS Assistant or Intermediate instructors.

The assessment take place on week 10 of the course. The 10 week course costs: £400

Courses run on a Saturday Afternoon: 3-5pm

There is no obligation to take the test


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