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National Award in Horse Management Subject area: Equine Studies Course type: Full time Course description This is a one year course supported by a period of industrial placement. It provides the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue careers in competition yards, riding schools, thoroughbred, breeding or a wide range of ancillary industries. The purpose-built facilities at Common Leys Farm offer students practical experience within a commercial enterprise. In addition to a wide range of riding horses you will also have the opportunity to handle foals, young stock and brood mares. The course comprises one core unit which all students study, plus a further five optional units which allow you to pursue more specialist career paths. You may keep your own horses at the college stables on working livery if required. Core Unit: Stable Skills Option Units: allow you to develop specialist skills in a variety of areas, for example: equitation practical stud management nutrition behaviour and welfare industry experience. Final award Edexcel (BTEC) National Award in Horse Management. It would also be possible to train for BHS examinations whilst attending the course. Entry requirements You must be 16 or over and preferably hold one of the following: Edexcel (BTEC) First Diploma, NVQ Level 2 or 4 GCSEs at grades D and above, which must include English and Maths. A strong interest in horses and motivation to work with horses is required. Students will be assessed on their riding skills at interview. Additional information This course is offered at Common Leys Farm. *Students aged 16-18 will not be required to pay the full course fee, in most cases your fee will not exceed ?150. Please contact us if you need more information regarding fees for full-time courses. Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s) EFSD107P Common Leys Farm Campus 1 year Sep 2010 Mon to Fri

National Award in Horse Management Subject area: Equine Studies Course type: Full time Course description This is a one year course supported by a period of industrial placement. It provides the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue careers in competition yards, riding schools, thoroughbred, breeding or a wide range of ancillary industries. The purpose-built facilities at Common Leys Farm...

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