Could YOU become an IH Recommended Trainer? (RT)

There are three stages to becoming a Recommended Trainer of Intelligent Horsemanship:

There are two optional intermediate courses – Leading and Loading the Less Easy Horse and Handling the Untouched Horse which can be completed before you progress to Stage 2 but must be completed in Stage 3 if not already taken

  • Stage 2 – Complete the following elements
    • Horse Psychology Project
    • Practical Experience and Video Evidence
    • Stage 2 Exam Week

If you pass the Stage 2 exam week you will gain the Monty Roberts Introductory Course in Horsemanship

Depending on your pass mark attained in the MRICH, you will be given a specified timeframe in which to develop your skills before applying to become a Recommended Trainer. During this time you need to


Click here to see the ‘Becoming an RT Flowchart



To become an IH Recommended Trainer the total cost in course fees shouldn’t be more than £2,300.  A breakdown is shown in the RT Flowchart. You will be well supported by several people as you make your journey.  Our main aim is to produce super competent people who can improve the lives of horses and their owners – however be aware we are looking for high standards and dedication.

As Intelligent Horsemanship is constantly evolving, we advise you keep up to date by attending the 5 Day Course as a helper and/or helping out at a Monty Roberts/Kelly Marks demo.