The Preliminary Teaching Test


This Guide describes the Preliminary Teaching Test, the first teaching assessment in the British Horse Society Stage Examinations. All the sections of the syllabus - the Theory, the Group Lesson, the Lecturette, the Lunge and Lead Rein lessons, are explained comprehensively. This includes the preparation, study, practice and the format followed on the Test Day, so that each candidate can enter the Test with confidence in their own ability.

The book also gives background information on the qualities and skills required by an instructor. From teaching group lessons, beginners to novices, flatwork and jumping, to teaching lunge lessons and children's classes. It explains in clear and concise language the points the instructor needs to assess in each rider; how to correct common faults and problems.
"This book is therefore vital for all those working towards their Preliminary Teaching Test, those preparing to start their teaching career and for anyone who wishes to learn about teaching, equitation, horse management and the basic organisation of an equitation centre. Written in the same 'reader friendly' style as the other books in the series, this book is designed to be enjoyable and interesting as well as being fully informative."  - From Foreword by Val Lee BHSI Chief Examiner.

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Paperback - 240 pages, First published 1999. Includes all new additions to 2010 Publisher: Nova Publications Author: Hazel Reed ISBN: 0952585944 Price: £12.99 GBP Availability: Dispatched within 3 working days.

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