We are proud of our status as a Certified British Horse Society (BHS) Testing Center. With this accreditation, we offer BHS Examinations for certificates in Stage 1 through International Instructor Level 1 at our Equestrian Center.

The BHS is recognized in 32 countries world-wide for its esteemed certification programs for instructors and managers. Through the evaluations performed by the BHS, equine facilities are evaluated and recognized for their excellence in their standards for safety, horse management, and instruction. BHS testing covers riding in the disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing in addition to horse knowledge and care.

Delaware Valley University will be holding a British Horse Society examination this spring at the Equestrian Center. Through obtaining these certifications, your marketability in the equine industry is enhanced as your qualifications are recognized around the world. Please visit the British Horse Society for information regarding each examination's individual requirements outline in syllabus format.

For more information regarding the BHS exams and recommended preparations, please email Breann.Depietro@delval.edu or call at 215.489.2336.

2015 BHS Exam Information

Below are the confirmed dates for the May 2015 BHS exams to be held at Delaware Valley University Equestrian Center.

Registrations and payments are due no later March 2, 2015.

Please be sure to read over the Equestrian Center Dress Code prior to the exam.

  • Preliminary Teaching Test: May 13, 2015
  • Stage 2: May 14, 2015
  • Stage 3: May 15, 2015