About this course
This programme is available as 2 year's full-time or 3 year's part-time and aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of equine training, development and management, setting foundations for a successful career. The learner will gain skills, knowledge and practical experience in horse knowledge and care including yard and estate management. Biomechanical effects of exercise and injuries will be studied and scientific knowledge applied in a practical context to the development of the performance horse.
Experience will be provided in the management of equine breeding stock and commercial stud practice. This qualification provides an essential broad base to the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed for working in the equine industry and includes compulsory work experience.
- Normal entry requirements are 160 UCAS points and a successful interview.
- GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at grade C or above are desirable.
- Mature students and students already employed will need a range of qualifications including or equivalent to A-Levels or Access.
- Prior work and learning experiences will be taken into account, accredited and considered at interview stage.