A friendly informal approach to learning horse care and management for all standards of rider or owner with specialist topic short courses.
Our aim is to help people broaden & update their knowledge by offering friendly help and advice on a not for profit basis - thus improving the lives of horses. We realise that many roads lead to Rome & our home study courses will open your mind to new approaches to equine management.
We offer a variety of horse courses including BHS Certificated home study courses for ABRS & BHS Stages preparation. These courses are amongst the most comprehensive available, with detailed information presented in plain English.
This unique equine distance learning programme avoids the ´degree standard´ textbook approach and language offered by so many equine colleges and learning providers today.
Flexible start / finish dates ideally suited to today´s busy life style. Work at your own speed and in your own time - you can even take a break if life gets too hectic.
Tutors/coaches in The Lingfield Instructor Group are chosen, for their experience, maturity, qualifications, friendly and helpful manner. All work on first name terms with their students. Each instructor has produced one or more courses covering their chosen specialities.
They aim to provide confidence building equine home study courses which are suitable for all abilities and standards. Tutors understand & identify with the mature rider whilst coaching and supporting those, both younger and more mature, taking their first step on the career ladder.
Optional course completion Certificates
3 graded Equine Care and Management courses:
Lingfield Levels 1 - 3. Based on the ABRS & BHS Stages theory.
Optional BHS Horse Owner's Certificates exams in your home or very nearby.
Short courses covering individual specialist topics include:
Livery Yard Managers course
12 training courses found
A very comprehensive course - ideal for novice or 1st time owner aiming to update their knowledge Covers all aspects of equine management for the modern horse owner / groom enabling you to update and broaden your knowledge. Detailed information on every relevant topic for the modern horse owner: Equine Psychology, Stress and fear reactions Buying horses, Livery yards contracts Joints & parts of the horse.
Due to the latest developments in neuroscience and human psychology, it’s finally possible to make rider confidence, a matter of choice. This course is the culmination of knowledge and techniques developed over nearly a decade of working specifically with riders on issues of confidence and peak performance.
Ideal for those aiming to set up a or expand their current business or run their own Livery Yard. Comprehensive equine management programme containing 3 courses.
Comprehensive equine management programme containing 2 graded courses. Suitable for enthusiastic novice rider to experienced horse owner/rider.
A specialist course on Equine Psychology & Behaviour provides the theoretical skills which underpin natural horsemanship methods and related topics. It provides an insight into equine psychology in laymans terms and will enable riders and owners to better understand and handle their horses.
Comprehensive equine management & rider confidence programme containing 3 elements. Suitable for a variety of standards from enthusiastic novice rider to experienced horse owner/rider.
The course provides a comprehensive guide to setting up a livery yard and details for the student all the business management side of running a commercial or private livery yard. Syllabus: Welfare Bill – New Guidelines For Livery Yards Licensing What Types Of Livery Do Others Offer What Qualities Do I Need To Be Successful Finding Suitable Premises Facilities Setting Up A Business Money Matters Legal Matters Marketing, Advertising And Attracting Clients Managing The Yar Help With Answering Assignment and Exam Assignment Questions Between 25 & 34 hours of study time - dependent on student input.
Ideal for those with good all round experience and knowledge and is aimed at those who have completed the Lingfield Level 1 course. If you have not already achieved Level 1 we recommend taking the Intermediate Diploma which has subsidised fees For those who are already experienced, or who hold the prior qualifications, the Intermediate Diploma (ID) is our recommendation.
Finally a course for the PTT! Now at last you will know what to expect if you go for the BHS PTT exam. On this course you will learn what the PTT requires of any candidate and what is required of you personally on exam day.
Comprehensive equine management & Equine Psychology & Behaviour programme containing 3 elements. Suitable for enthusiastic novice rider to experienced horse owner/rider.
This is the advanced course on horse & yard management . Entry requires students to have previously achieved a Lingfield Level 2 certificate or Intermedaite Diploma.
Finally you will know what to expect if you go for the BHS Stage 1 exam. You will learn on this course what the Stage 1 requires and what is required of you on exam day.