The Course Companion for BHS Stage One

The Course Companion for BHS Stage One

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"The Course Companion" covers the Horse Knowledge and Care elements of the BHS Stage I examination. Within each chapter are suggestions for practical follow-up work and helpful hints on examination technique. The book is an invaluable study and revision aid, which no examination candidate will want to be without. The subject matter will be equally helpful to anyone involved with the care and management of horses whether in a private or professional capacity.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       ix
Plan for the BHS examinations x
Points of the horse xi
Points of the Horse and Identification 1 (12)
Points of the Horse 1 (1)
Equine Gender 1 (1)
Height 1 (1)
Markings 2 (3)
Colours 5 (7)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 12 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 12 (1)
Handling Horses in Everyday Situations 13 (11)
Catching a Horse from the Field 13 (2)
Tying Up 15 (1)
Handling 16 (1)
Approaching a Horse 17 (1)
Leading and ``Standing Up'' 18 (3)
Turning Out 21 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 22 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 22 (2)
Grooming 24 (11)
Reasons for Grooming 24 (1)
The Grooming Kit 24 (4)
Some General Points 28 (3)
Method 31 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 32 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 33 (2)
Bedding and the Mucking Out Procedure 35 (11)
Bedding Systems 35 (1)
Types of Bedding 35 (2)
Some General Points on Mucking Out 37 (3)
Full Mucking Out Procedure for a Straw Bed 40 (1)
Variations for Full Mucking Out of a 41 (1)
Shavings Bed
Building and Maintaining a Muck Heap 41 (2)
Muck Heap Disposal 43 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 43 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 44 (2)
Horse Psychology 46 (14)
Natural Instincts and Lifestyle 46 (2)
The Domesticated Horse in the Field 48 (3)
Horses that are Difficult to Catch 51 (1)
The Stabled Horse 52 (3)
The Horse when Ridden 55 (3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 58 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 58 (2)
The Field-kept Horse and Grassland Management 60 (8)
Fencing 60 (3)
Water 63 (1)
Shelter 64 (1)
Maintaining Good Pasture 64 (2)
Daily Checks 66 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 67 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 67 (1)
Feeding 68 (12)
The Rules of Feeding and Watering 68 (2)
Types of Feed 70 (3)
Deciding What to Feed 73 (5)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 78 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 78 (2)
Saddlery, Its Use, Care and Fitting 80 (12)
Tacking up Procedure 80 (4)
Fitting the Equipment 84 (3)
Care of the Equipment 87 (2)
Injuries from Dirty or Ill-fitting Tack 89 (2)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 91 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 91 (1)
Horse Clothing 92 (11)
Rugs 92 (7)
Tail Bandages 99 (3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 102(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 102(1)
Shoeing 103(6)
The External Structure of the Foot 103(1)
Recognising the Need for Reshoeing 103(3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 106(2)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 108(1)
Health 109(4)
Signs of the Horse being in Good Health 109(2)
Signs of the Horse being Unwell 111(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 112(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 112(1)
Safety When Working and Riding 113(10)
Safety 113(5)
Accident Procedure and Reports 118(3)
Knowledge of the BHS 121(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 121(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 122(1)
Preparing to Take the Exam 123(4)
Location 123(1)
Clothing 123(3)
Performance 126(1)
Index 127