How do I become a horse trainer?

Education/Training Required: An associate degree in equine science or equine studies is typically required to become a horse trainer. You may look into additional courses, workshops or apprenticeships to become more familiar with training horses.

Is being a horse trainer a good career?

For people who enjoy working with animals, a career as a horse trainer can be rewarding. Horse trainers can spend a significant amount of time working outdoors, and no two days are exactly the same. They can also build lasting relationships with the horses they train, as well as with their owners.

How do I become a horse riding instructor UK?

You can complete training and pass exams with the British Horse Society (BHS) or Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS). You’ll need to be a member of the BHS to follow their Coaching Pathway. You can train for the Stage 3 Coach award to qualify as a riding instructor.

What GCSEs do you need to be a horse riding instructor?

Entry requirements You’ll usually need: some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship. 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths, for an advanced apprenticeship.

How much does a horse riding instructor earn UK?

Your salary will depend on the organisation you work for, however, starting salaries for trainee and assistant instructors are usually between £12,000 and £15,000 a year. Experienced instructors can earn up to £25,000 a year.

Where do horse trainers get paid the most?

Horse Trainers make the most in San Francisco, CA at $111,339, averaging total compensation 50% greater than the US average.

What percentage do horse trainers get?

Trainers also typically get a 5%-10% commission if an owner sells a horse that the trainer had, especially if it was sold for a profit. But that is optional on the owner’s part, not mandatory, unless spelled out in a contract. Some trainers also get paid commissions for buying horses for owners.

Can I teach horse riding without qualifications?

You don’t need qualifications in order to get insurance to teach, but whether your existing insurance policy covers you for teaching is at the discretion of the individual insurance company, so never assume you’ll be covered by yours or your horse’s existing policy.