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The British Horse Society Examinations

The British Horse Society exams are internationally recognised vocational qualifications which explore

candidates’ equitation, coaching and stable management skills.   

EQL award the following qualifications for The British Horse Society:  

BHS Stage 1 comprises of the following EQL qualifications:

  • EQL Level 1 Certificate in BHS Riding Horses 

  • EQL Level 1 Certificate in BHS Horse Knowledge and Care

Find more information on the BHS website.


BHS Riding and Road Safety Test 

  • EQL Level 2 Award in BHS Riding Horses Safely on the Public Highway

Find more information on the BHS website.


BHS Stage 2 comprises of the following EQL qualifications:

  • EQL Level 2 Diploma in BHS Riding Horses (including EQL Level 2 Certificate in Riding horses on the Flat)

  • EQL Level 2 Diploma in BHS Horse Knowledge and Care (including EQL Level 2 Certificate in Horse Care and EQL Level 2 Award in the Principles of Horse Care)

Find more information on the BHS website.