Ride Safe Assessment Friday 13th April 2018

Strathorn are delighted to announce that they will be hosting their first Ride Safe training and Assessment day in the school Easter holidays. Training will take place on Thursday 12th April from 10 – 4pm with qualified Instructor and Ride Safe Trainer Amy Wolfe.

9.45 am: Arrival. Registration. Coffee. 10am: Introduction to course content. Theoretical discussion. 11am: Ridden Session. Arena work. 12 - 1pm Lunch 1pm: Ridden Session. Signalling & Junctions. 2pm: Ridden Session. Road work. Riding safely on the roads. 3pm: Break. Theory Session. Q & A’s. 4pm Finish.

Please come ready to ride with hats, boots and gloves. Waterproofs recommended as we will be riding outside. Lunch not provided so please bring packed lunch. Tea and coffee are included. 

Cost for training day:  £60

The Ride Safe Assessment will be the following day on Friday 13th April. Please call Strathorn Farm Stables directly to book the training day. Training is highly recommended. Contact: 01464 851204


Here at Strathorn we take riding safely on the roads very seriously and we pride ourselves on training our clients and local riders to do the same.

The essential award for all riders. British Horse Society 'Ride Safe Award'  gives you the confidence to ride in the environments you are most often faced with, keeping you and your horse safe.

Free with the Ride Safe Award assessment, your Ride Safe Guide provides practical examples, tips and guidance to make you knowledgeable when riding in all situations including: 

·       Riding safely on the road, along rights of way, across agricultural land, at the beach and when warming up at competitions

·       Negotiating hazards

·       Understanding common signs

·       Dealing with conflict or difficult situations when riding out

·       Negotiating obstacles, wind turbines and solar panel farms

The Assessment is open to all riders from beginner to professional riders over the age of 11 years.

Please clink on the link for more information and to apply to the British Horse Society to sit the exam.