Horse Knowledge and Care Stage 1

If you’re looking to volunteer or work in stable management or just want to learn for leisure, this course is an ideal introduction to horse care. Covering a wide variety of useful topics, you will discover all the horse care essentials – including equine behaviour, caring for stabled and grass-kept horses, saddlery, shoeing, lameness, watering and feeding, and horse health.

The course contains nine modules, and an options study week:

  1. Introduction to Equine Anatomy
  2. Principles of Equine Behaviour
  3. Care of the Stabled Horse
  4. Care of the Grass Kept Horse
  5. Saddlery
  6. The Foot, Sheoing and Lameness
  7. Watering and Feeding
  8. Horse Health
  9. General Knowledge
  10. Optional Study Week

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Nine written assignments

Exams: There is an optional exam at the end of the course (funding not included – you will need to re-apply to PET for the exam fees).

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Facilitate and invigilate exam.

Tutor Support: Yes

Find Out More: From the Open College of Equine Studies here

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