HSI course dates confirmed
HSI has announced its schedule of equestrian coaching courses for this year.
The HSI courses are competition-based coaching qualifications that use modern techniques to improve horse and rider performances.
Each course is led by professional equestrian tutors and accredited by Coaching Ireland.
The first step on the HSI coaching course ladder is Introduction to Coaching, a one-day course aimed at providing coaches, parents and young horse producers with the basic skills and techniques to coach at training level.
Candidates on this course must be 16 or over, have a basic knowledge of horses and horsemanship and possess any of the following qualifications: British Horse Society Stage I and II; Association of Irish Riding Clubs Grades I and II; Irish Pony Club C or FETAC Horsemanship Level 2.
Costing €80 per person, Introduction to Coaching courses will be run at:
- Gurteen College, Roscrea, Co Tipperary, on February 7;
- Cavan Equestrian Centre, Latt, Co Cavan, on February 13;