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Part-Time Certificate In Land-Based Studies (Horse Care) (Level 1)

Hadlow College

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Course Description

This highly practical course is an ideal starting point for those students with little or no formal qualifications. You will learn about horse welfare, how to ride a horse on the flat and over fence., stable management and working with horses from the ground. Through working in the College yard your understanding of horse care will be broadened and you will possess some exprerience of how the equine industry operates. Entry Requirements Students should be at Entry Level 3 or working towards Level 1. Additional Experience Life experiences and subject interest will be taken into account when considering applications. Location Hadlow Course Duration 1 year, 3 days per week. Course Content Safe and effective work practices in land-based industries Develop performance in land-based industries Assist with feeding and watering animals Assist with the preparation of animals' accommodation Assist with the preparation of exercise and aftercare of horses Exercise horses under supervision Maintain the health of horses Key skills Assessment Method Short multiple choice examinations, plus a portfolio of evidence will be marked by an external examiner. Progression Routes Successful students can further enhance their skills by enrolling onto the First Diploma in Horse Care or, should they wish to, progress straight into the equine industry. Specialist Equipment Needed You will need a BSI approved riding hat, riding boots, gloves, jodhpurs, whip and grooming kit.

This highly practical course is an ideal starting point for those students with little or no formal qualifications. You will learn about horse welfare, how to ride a horse on the flat and over fence., stable management and working with horses from the ground. Through working in the College yard your understanding of horse care will be broadened and you will possess some exprerience of how the...

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