How to become a riding holiday centre manager
You can get into this job through:
- a university course
- a college course
- working towards this role
There is no set entry route to become a riding holiday centre manager but it may be useful to get a foundation degree or degree in equine business management.
You'll usually need:
- at least 1 A level, or equivalent, for a foundation degree
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
It could be useful to do a college course, which would teach you some of the skills and knowledge you need in this job. Relevant subjects include:
- Level 3 Diploma in Equine Management
- Level 4 Certificate In Horse Care and Management
You may need:
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, for a level 3 course
- 1 or 2 A levels, a level 3 diploma or relevant experience for a level 4 or level 5 course
You could train first as a riding instructor, groom or ride leader and progress into management.
You can find out more about becoming a riding holiday centre manager from The British Horse Society.