About the course
Accredited by LASER Learning Awards (formally known as the Open College Network SER)
Ref: 131779 -31 Credits at Level 2 & 10 Credits at Level 3
Whether you are thinking about buying or loaning your first horse or pony, wanting to ‘get back into’ horses after a break of some years and are aware that there have been a lot of changes in horse management, the non-horsey parent of a pony-mad child, just wanting to update your knowledge this new course covers every aspect of the complex requirements of caring for horses and will ensure that your horse is kept happy, safe and healthy. Written by Lesley Rigby B.Ed, BHSAI.
This course is divided into three stages - Two at Level 2 and one at Level 3 (see the College Qualifications link on the website for details) Course Content:
Level 2 - Parts 1 & 2
Part 1 - 5 units covering: evolutionary process; equine terminology; stabling; grazing; feeding; watering; general care; preventative treatments; parasites; considering financil implications.
Part 2 - 5 Units covering: foot care; common ailments; feeding and forage; identiying; using and caring for tack; showibng and selling; bathing; clipping; breed standards and transporting.
£330 Level 3 - 3 units covering: management; conformation; shoeing; teeth; anatomical and physiological structures; stable vices.