Intermediate Horse Care and Husbandry

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 12 April 2023
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 14 July 2023
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
6 hours
LEARNING AREA
Equine Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Intermediate Horse Care and Husbandry

This course will provide information for those wishing to further their knowledge of horse care and husbandry and is suitable for both horse owners and those who wish to work in the industry.

This course will run from 09:00-16:00

Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 12 April 2023
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 14 July 2023
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
6 hours
LEARNING AREA
Equine Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

Students will learn how to care for horses daily, recognising the importance of routine, assessing normal and abnormal behaviour and recognising when your horses health might be compromised. Students will also learn how to fit tack correctly, understand the importance of feeding correctly and will gain a basic knowledge of the horses anatomy.

This course will cover:
• Be able to prepare a horse to travel
• Know about horse behaviour
• Understand how to feed horses
• Know about basic horse anatomy
• Understand horse fitness
• Be able to maintain a horse’s health – including basic first aid
• Fitting tack
• Be able to prepare a horse for presentation
• Understand how to care for a horses’ feet
• Understand the environment for keeping horses

Please come along to this course with suitable clothing and yard footwear for working with horses, you will also need a hat and gloves to participate.

This course is suitable for horse owners or those who wish to further their knowledge in caring for a horse. You are required to have reasonable experience of handling horses, be competent in leading and generally understand safety requirements when around the horse. It is not suitable for beginners or novices.

Entry requirements

None

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Students will learn how to care for horses daily, recognising the importance of routine, assessing normal and abnormal behaviour and recognising when your horses health might be compromised. Students will also learn how to fit tack correctly, understand the importance of feeding correctly and will gain a basic knowledge of the horses anatomy.

This course will cover:
• Be able to prepare a horse to travel
• Know about horse behaviour
• Understand how to feed horses
• Know about basic horse anatomy
• Understand horse fitness
• Be able to maintain a horse’s health – including basic first aid
• Fitting tack
• Be able to prepare a horse for presentation
• Understand how to care for a horses’ feet
• Understand the environment for keeping horses

Please come along to this course with suitable clothing and yard footwear for working with horses, you will also need a hat and gloves to participate.

This course is suitable for horse owners or those who wish to further their knowledge in caring for a horse. You are required to have reasonable experience of handling horses, be competent in leading and generally understand safety requirements when around the horse. It is not suitable for beginners or novices.

None

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Leisure and Professional
  • Level - No Qualification
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - 12 April 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £0.00
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 09:30 - 16:30
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  • Course type Leisure and Professional
  • Level - No Qualification
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - 14 July 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £0.00
  • Day/Time - Friday, 09:30 - 16:30
  • Apply Now
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