Riding and road safety

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Training and exam dates


We held our last riding and road safety training and exam earlier this month with 100% pass rate


The British Horse Society provides road safety training for horse riders and operates a Riding & Road Safety Test, which over 4,000 riders take each year. RoSPA recommends that all riders should undertake road safety training, if possible before riding on the road, and take the BHS Test. Here you can find further details on road safety training for horse riders.

It is not essential to own a horse in order to take the test, as many riding schools and centres organise them for their pupils. Similarly, you do not have to attend a centre in order to take the training and the test. Although the published dates refer mainly to tests being held at centres, if a group of ten or more people can get together, many trainers and assessors are happy, subject to a satisfactory BHS Riding and Road Safety risk assessment being carried out, to come to them.

Candidates do not have to be BHS members.

Further Information

There is much useful information and advice for horse riders and motorists on two British Horse Society websites: www.bhs.org.uk and www.horseaccidents.org.uk

If you can’t find the information you are looking for please consult our Frequently Asked Questions.

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On June 30, 2015

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