The Course Companion for BHS Stage Two

The Course Companion for BHS Stage Two

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"The Course Companion" covers the horse care and knowledge elements of the BHS Stage Two examination along with some subject matter which leads on to BHS Stage Three. 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
Strapping/Grooming/Quartering 1 (12)
Reasons for Grooming 1 (1)
The Grooming Kit 1 (4)
Some General Points 5 (3)
Method 8 (3)
The Grooming Machine 11 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 11 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 11 (2)
Psychology and Behavioural Problems 13 (13)
Natural Instincts and Lifestyle 13 (2)
The Domesticated Horse in the Field 15 (3)
Horses that are Difficult to Catch 18 (2)
The Stabled Horse 20 (2)
The Horse when Ridden 22 (3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 25 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 25 (1)
The Field-kept Horse and Grassland Management 26 (10)
Fencing 26 (3)
Water 29 (1)
Shelter 30 (1)
Poisonous Plants and Trees 30 (2)
Maintaining Good Pasture 32 (2)
Daily Checks 34 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 35 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 35 (1)
Feeding 36 (20)
The Rules of Feeding and Watering 36 (2)
Feeding and Watering Systems 38 (3)
Types of Feed and their Preparation 41 (10)
Deciding What to Feed 51 (4)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 55 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 55 (1)
Fitness Work/Preparation/Roughing 56 (15)
Off/Different Disciplines
Bringing a Horse Up from Grass / Rest 56 (1)
The Fitness Programme 57 (5)
Associated Ailments 62 (1)
Care after Hard Work 63 (1)
Roughing Off 64 (1)
Lungeing 65 (4)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 69 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 69 (2)
Saddlery, Its Use, Care and Fitting for 71 (18)
Riding, Training and Competition
Fitting the Equipment 71 (14)
Care of the Equipment 85 (2)
Injuries from Dirty or Ill-fitting Tack 87 (1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 87 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 88 (1)
Bitting 89 (4)
Basic Principles 89 (3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 92 (1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 92 (1)
Horse Clothing 93 (14)
Rugs 93 (7)
Bandages 100(3)
Further Protective Equipment for Travelling 103(3)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 106(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 106(1)
Clipping, Trimming, Plaiting and Finishing 107(20)
Touches
Reasons for Clipping 107(1)
Preparing the Horse for Clipping 107(1)
Preparation and Choice of the Clipping Area 108(1)
The Clipping Machine and its Care 109(2)
Different Types of Clip 111(3)
How to Clip 114(2)
Further Points 116(1)
Methods of Restraint 117(1)
Trimming 118(2)
Pulling Manes and Tails 120(2)
Plaiting 122(2)
Finishing Touches 124(2)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 126(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 126(1)
Travelling 127(7)
Preparation 127(1)
Loading 128(2)
The Difficult Loader 130(2)
Unloading 132(1)
The Journey 132(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 133(1)
Experience
The Lower Limb and Shoeing 134(14)
The Structure of the Lower Limb and Foot 134(2)
The Shoeing Process and the Farrier's Tools 136(6)
Parts of the Shoe 142(1)
Recognising the Need for Reshoeing 142(3)
Further Points on Shoeing 145(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 146(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 147(1)
Health 148(16)
Signs of the Horse Being in Good Health 148(1)
Signs of the Horse Being Unwell 149(1)
Preventive Measures 150(7)
Health Records 157(2)
When to Call the Vet 159(1)
Minor Wounds 160(1)
Nursing a Sick Horse 161(1)
How to Recognise Lameness 162(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 162(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 163(1)
The Horse's Digestive System 164(6)
General Outline of the Digestive System 164(3)
Additional Information 167(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 168(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 168(2)
The Skeleton 170(5)
Why We Need to Know about the Skeleton 170(1)
Aspects of Note 170(4)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 174(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 174(1)
Aspects of Yard Management 175(15)
Safety 175(4)
Accident Procedure and Reports 179(3)
Stable Construction and Maintenance of 182(5)
Facilities
Knowledge of the British Horse Society (BHS) 187(1)
Follow-up Work to Confirm Knowledge and 188(1)
Experience
Helpful Hints and Exam Technique 189(1)
Preparing to Take the Exam 190(5)
Location 190(1)
Clothing 190(2)
Performance 192(3)
Index 195