Sport Horse Competitor (Level 4)
The Sporthorse Certificate is the most popular course at Kyrewood Equestrian Centre.
The 34-week Sporthorse Competitor course caters for the students who wish to gain an advanced knowledge of horse management and to become very competent riders. This enables them to gain employment in a wide range of equine establishments. Subjects include dressage, showjumping and cross-country, grooming, turnout, clipping, lunging, conformation, health, physiology, feeding, saddlery, and life skills for the students.
The course involves practical lessons, classroom time, work experience, and projects that need to be researched and completed. Opportunities to compete in some local competitions are available, but these are not compulsory.
It is preferred but not compulsory that prospective students' riding should be at a level approaching Novice dressage and jumping to 1.10m.