Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Al Forsan International Sports Resort is proud to announce
that registration is now open for interested riders who would like to take the widely respected
British Horse Society (BHS) Stage 1 Exam. The Al Forsan Equestrian Centre, a learning center
certified by BHS, will conduct the examination on Tuesday, November 3rd from 8:00am to
6:00pm and will run full training prior to the examination.
The BHS Stage 1 Exam can be taken by adults 15 years and older. The exam will be based in two
sections including (a) the ride and horse knowledge section and (b) care section. To be
successful in the ride section, the rider must be able to ride a schooled horse in a balanced and
sympathetic manor. They will have sound basic principles and skills in riding horses on the flat
and over poles in the light seat. In addition, the rider must be able to walk and trot without
stirrups showing a balanced secure seat. On the other hand, to be successful in the horse
knowledge and care section, the rider must be able to safely and efficiently under…
Riders need to undergo pre-assessment before taking the exam, and are required to attend
training and do home study. They also need to have the correct riding uniform and take routine
daily tasks with the horses. Full cost for the training including BHS handbook and examination is
AED 16,800 per rider. This will cover 80 hours of sessions conducted five hours a day, five days
a week in four weeks and headed by a qualified BHS instructor.
If the candidate is successful, he or she will receive the BHS Stage 1 Riding and Care certificate,
an internationally recognized qualification in the equestrian business and the first step on the
professional ladder. This qualification provides a sound foundation, giving the knowledge and
skills to progress into employment and for future learning and development. It would also
enable candidates to move on to BHS Stage 2 in future.
Al Forsan is open seven days a week and welcomes all visitors with complimentary resort access
and parking to experience the fantastic range of facilities. For general inquiries, please contact
toll free number 800 AL FORSAN (25367726) or email email@example.com, For more
information, please visit http://www.alforsan.com.