Equine short courses

We have a range of practical, theoretical and online training courses taught by our highly qualified and experienced team of instructors and lecturers, all of whom undertake regular CPD (continuing professional development) to develop their knowledge about the modern equine sector.

If you have any questions about the below courses please email equineevents@reaseheath.ac.uk

Grassland Management for Horse Owners – Distance Learning (online)


  • 2 November 2022 – 16 November 2022

Join us for our online Grassland Management course. The course will look at caring for a turned out horse and maintaining a paddock all year round.

Equine Health and Basic First Aid (online)


  • 11 January 2023 – 25 January 2023

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Overview: This course will cover all aspects of administering basic first aid to the equine as well as covering signs of both good and bad health of the equine. This course will consist of three weeks of online interactive sessions that will help broaden your equine knowledge.

BHS Practical Stage 1 Stable Management Training/ Mock Assessment


  • 12 January 2023 – 9 March 2023 – Training
  • 16 March 2023 – Mock assessment

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Overview: This training will look at all aspects of the stage one practical stable management side of the exam to help get you ready to take on the BHS stage one exam or BHS progressive tests or for those wishing to improve their skills and knowledge of horse care.

We will be offering the option for clients to do their BHS progressive assessments 1-6 during the eight-week course.

Managing the Modern Equestrian Business (online)


  • 21 April 2023 – 5 May 2023

Our Managing the Modern Equestrian Business online course is the first of many that has been introduced to the centre this year. Each of the 5 sessions last for around one hour.

BHS Stage 2 Practical Training


  • 20 April 2023 – 15 June 2023

Overview: Look at key aspects of the stage two practical stable management syllabus and be guided by our experienced instructors to prepare for your examination.

BHS Stage 2 Practical Mock Assessment


  • 22 June 2023

Overview: Following BHS Stage 2 Practical Stable Management training, undertake a mock assessment to further prepare for your real assessment and gain feedback on performance.

BHS Stage 2 Teacher Training


  • 6 May 2023 – 1 July 2023

Overview: Look at key aspects of the Stage Two Teacher Training syllabus to prepare for your examination. Our experienced instructors will guide you through exam technique to set you up for success.

BHS Stage 2 Teacher Training Mock Assessment


  • 8 July 2023

Overview: After completing BHS Stage 2 Teacher Training, undertake a mock assessment to further prepare you for the real assessment and gain feedback on your performance.

BHS Stage 2 Distance Learning Online


  • 26 January 2023

Principles of Equine Nutrition (online)


  • 16 November – 7 December 2022

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Overview: The course will look all aspects of equine nutrition and is perfect for those new to nutrition or those looking to broaden their knowledge. The course consists of five one-hour sessions that are live to allow any questions to be asked.

Introduction to Competition / Turnout Techniques


  • 20 March 2023

Overview: Whether you’re an aspiring or seasoned competitor, learn basic competition turnout techniques before the competition season commences.

Introduction to Clipping 


  • 5 November 2022
  • 7 January 2023

Introduction to First Aid For Horses


  • 15 January 2023
  • 26 August 2022
  • 18 August 2022

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Equine Management

Lectures, Demos, Clinics & Short Courses

If you are interested in booking any of these courses or have any further questions please email equineevents@reaseheath.ac.uk.