Position when Riding

Tuesday’s Tip! Do you find yourself looking down at your horse and tilting forward as you ride? This one is a little harder to fix as you need someone on the ground to help. You could also purchase some schooling mirrors to put around your school so that you can see you and your horse without looking down! You are looking down at your horse because you are not trusting…

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Grip Tip

Tuesday’s Tip! Do you notice your hands are at different heights, or that your hands rotate so the thumb is no longer on top? Ride with a short whip under your thumbs. This keeps your hands the same distance apart, keeps them level and keeps your thumbs on top. It will feel strange for a while, but it will make you more aware of your hand position and help to…

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What It Means to be Registered

A BHS-Registered Instructor will have: equine-Specific First Aid a “Safeguarding and Protecting Children” certificate an Enhanced DBS Check (formerly CRB) Equine-Teaching Qualifications to attend Continual Professional Development courses at least once every two years insurance Instructors not on the BHS register may or may not have all of this, but you need to check. By going with a registered instructor, you know that they have all of these qualifications and…

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