Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in horse care.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need to have a standard of general education and competence, sufficient to benefit from and succeed on the course. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based on GCSE grades (minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade D). Students who wish to pursue the riding option will also need to take a riding assessment as part of the interview process. Mature students will be considered on their experience and skills.
What will I study on the course?
You will study horse biology, horse behaviour, riding on the flat, horse handling, feeding and watering, industrial experience, grooming and plaiting and trimming.