Ride Safe Award for 2018 dates to be confirmed

Training is provided prior to the exam. Training for your ride safe award is booked direct with Runningwell and includes your horse hire

Training Cost £75

The exam needs to be booked direct with the BHS, to take your exam at Runningwell Equestrian Centre you need to have completed the training with us as well.


BHS First Aid Courses for 2018

Dates to be confirmed



BHS Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course 2017

11th Decenber 10am

2018 Dates to be confirmed

Please note: These courses must be booked through the BHS.

BHS Exams 2018 Dates 
Stage 1 – 19th March and 17th September

Stage 2 Teach – 14th May

Stage 2 – 9th July



BHS Preparation Days

Are you thinking about taking your BHS Stage I, Stage II or PTT Exams in 2018?

Runningwell holds comprehensive preparation days for these examinations on the Friday prior to the Exam.


Stage 1 -16th March and 14th September

Stage 2 Teach – 11th May

Stage 2 – 6th July

Stage One Evening Course

11 weeks Starting January 2018

Week 1; General Knowledge

Week 2; Horse Psychology and Behaviour

Week 3; Horse Husbandry

Week 4; Anatomy

Week 5; Grooming

Week 6; Shoeing

Week 7; Rugs

Week 8: Saddlery

Week 9; Horse Health

Week 10; Grassland Management

Week 11; Feeding

Each week these lectures will be followed by a ridden session covering all exam techniques.

Lectures 6.30pm

Ridden session 7.30pm

The course costs £450 To book your place please ring the office. if you would like to only take the care section of the course the cost is £165. All prices are excluding BHS examination fees.

Stage 3 Daytime Training

Wednesday morning

Ride 11.30am – £33

Lecture 10.30am – £18

PTT Training 10.30am – £33

Please note the daytime training does not run in school holidays. To book please ring the office.