Association Of British Riding Schools Helpers Training Day
Monday 10th August 1-4pm
Monday 24th August 1-4pm
This is for Helpers to learn all the skills required to help in a fun and safe manner.
The day includes learning how to properly muck out, groom and prepare horses and ponies, types of tack and rugs, how to correctly tack up, how to correctly lead a pony, how to rug up, how to catch/turn out ponies etc.
ABRS tests are designed to provide a logical and progressive system of training for children. They give a realistic programme of stepping stones to achieve their equestrian goals and how to care for horses and ponies. Certificate are provided when they pass all the sections.
The ABRS tests have been designed for riders who would like to help out with lessons at their riding school.
The Association Of British Riding Schools Helper Training certificates are based on a log book, and will be tested in-house by a member of staff ,over a period of time.
Don’t worry, there is no time limit for you to complete.
The contents of the Association Of British Riding Schools Helper Training certificates log books, are designed to encourage our young helpers, to develop an increasing understanding in assisting before, during and after lessons, and a growing awareness of Health and Safety around the yard.This is a good hands on approach to horses, and ponies giving the children confidence around the horses and ponies.
The Association Of British Riding Schools Helper Training certificates have developed 3 levels of tests:
Entry minimum age 10
Intermediate minimum age 12
Senior minimum age 14
On completion each logbook will be submitted to the Association Of British Riding Schools Head Office with a fee of £10.
The candidate will receive an A4 certificate and a record of their success will be kept in Association Of British Riding Schools files