Level 2

The Coaching Certificate at Level 2 is available in general riding or discipline specific. The general riding coaching qualifications enables coaches to deliver sessions in a range of environments while the specific qualification is focused on coaching for specific disciplines such as Showjumping.

*Please note to access the generic and specific Coaching Certificate Level 2 courses it may be necessary to hold a general riding Coaching Certificate Level 1 or an equivalent qualification to meet the entry requirements. Please contact the relevant coaching coordinator for more information

Coaching outcomes at Level 2

  • Review participants' needs
  • Produce plans for a series of sessions that support   
  • Participants' development in a safe coaching environment
  • Prepare participants for the series of coaching sessions
  • Establish and maintain working relationships
  • Deliver coaching sessions
  • Develop participants' performance
  • Conclude sessions
  • Evaluate participants' performance and the sessions
  • Monitor personal coaching practice

The organisations currently offering this Level 2 qualification for general riding are the Pony Club, Association of British Riding Schools and horsescotland for coaches based in Scotland.

There are also discipline specific qualifications at this level currently available in dressage, showjumping and eventing with polocrosse, endurance, carriage driving and western planned to be available in Summer 2019.

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