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Riding Instructor

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Riding instructors teach people to ride horses. They work with a wide variety of people, including children, people with learning support needs and people with disabilities.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for riding instructors in the UK vary, but tend to be in the region of £12,000 to £18,000 as an assistant instructor rising to £25,000 as a fully qualified and experienced instructor. Pay rates will vary according to which qualifications you hold, and whether accommodation and meals are included.

Some riding instructors are self-employed. Their income depends on how much business they attract.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


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Getting In

Predicted Employment in Scotland

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS)
Tel: 01403 790294
E-mail: office@abrs-info.org
Website: http://www.abrs-info.org/

British Horse Society (BHS)
Tel: 02476 840500
E-mail: enquiry@bhs.org.uk
Website: http://www.bhs.org.uk/

College of Animal Welfare
Tel: 01480 422060
E-mail: admin@caw.ac.uk
Website: http://www.caw.ac.uk/
Twitter: @CAWInfo
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CAWInfo

The College of Animal Welfare specialises in veterinary nursing and animal care training. It operates from seven UK training centres, including the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School of Edinburgh University.

Lantra Scotland
Tel: 01738 646762
E-mail: scotland@lantra.co.uk
Website: http://www.lantra.co.uk/
Twitter: @LantraUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lantrauk

Lantra is the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector.

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