There are a large variety of equestrian establishments and college programmes that provide vocational training for people aspiring to a career with horses. Most training is practical in nature but there are recognised programs that provide qualifications that are recognised by educational/vocational authorities either nationally or internationally.
British Horse Society - Training Department
Offers examinations providing professional qualifications for riding teachers, trainers and stable managers. Details of exam syllabi, dates, fees, and training centres.
CHA Riding Instructors and Program Members
Online searchable database for certified horseback riding instructors and accredited stables in the U.S. and Canada.
College of Equestrian Education
Australian distance learning college providing VETEC approved courses in equestrian coaching, horse health care and safety. Details of principals, courses, study method, international levels and available funding (Australia only).
Devoted to helping individuals who wish to pursue a career with horses find the school that best suits them. Searchable database to rank schools on a number of relevant criteria. United States.
Provides comprehensive courses in horse care and management by correspondence (post or e-mail) based on British Horse Society Stage exams to students around the world. Includes information about the courses, fees, online enrollment and students' forum.
McLoughlin Horse Handling School
Four year certification program for instructor/trainer. Program details, schedule, and philosophy.
Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre
Equestrian trade school preparing students for a career in the horse industry.
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