The British Horse Society has just published a new booklet: BHS GUIDE TO
CAREERS WITH HORSES. This useful 40 page booklet is essential reading for
anyone thinking of a career with horses, as well as being an invaluable
resource for career advisors in schools and colleges, parents, training
yards, riding schools and training establishments.

The BHS Guide to Careers with Horses has useful information on the BHS exams
system and the BHS Apprenticeship Scheme, and gives help on where to start
on a career as a riding instructor, groom, stud assistant, carriage driving
groom, racing yard worker, saddler, farrier, veterinary nurse, mounted
police officer, mounted army recruit, equestrian tourism worker and college
lecturer. Useful addresses and contacts are also listed under each section.

The book is clearly written and will prove an invaluable start for anyone
who is considering working with horses in whatever capacity.

The booklet is available from the BHS Bookshop price £3.50 plus 50p postage
and packing (discounts available on bulk orders). Order line 08701 201918
or 01926 707762 or order online from


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Updated: October 2005.