Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

BHS Exams

CPD and short courses (short course)



Examinations from the BHS Equine Excellence Pathway from The British Horse Society can be taken with us.

Who should attend?

People who have prepared to take a British Horse Society exam.


Please register your interest in future exams and we'll be in touch when dates are confirmed.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

The minimum age for these exams is 16; parental consent will be required.

In line with BHS training centre standards and due to the nature of our horses, we ask that students weigh no more than 13 stone (82.5kg) which includes your PPE (personal protective equipment).

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We'll be in touch when new dates are available.

Register your interest