FAS / Solas

FYHP is a recognised Training Centre for the FAS/Solas BHS – AI Training Programme

The Equestrian International Instructor-Level 1(BHS AI) Traineeship aims to provide bothschool leavers and unemployed people with an excellent foundation in the skills and practical experience required to gain employment as Instructors in the equine industry and to prepare them for examinations leading to recognised British Horse Society(BHS) Assistant Instructor qualifications.

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FAS Trainees Rose Feeney and Ciara Fitzpatrick. Ciara is currently working as a Groom in Dubai 2014

The Equestrian International Instructor Level 1  (BHS AI) Traineeship is a 48 week programme.   The Traineeship consists of 3 weeks off-the-job training with FÁS, 44 weeks training with an approved riding establishment who provide both on and off-the-job training  and a final week of off-the-job training with FÁS.

FAS Trainee_Ciara Fitzpatrick

FAS Trainee_Ciara Fitzpatrick


Ciara posted this lovely photo of herself on our Facebook page recently, proudly quoting “Wearing my FYHP t-shirt in work. Always representing where I come from”.