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Horse Care (Advanced Certificate)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course builds on the topics studied in NC Horse care by developing your practical experience and knowledge of horse care and equitation. It also enables progression to the HNC in Equine Studies by introducing some of the subjects that will then be covered in more depth on the HNC.

This course is designed to give students the practical skills and knowledge required for employment in the equine industry.

Content inlcudes: Watering and Feeding; Horse Transportation; Horse Health; Horse Fitness; Lungeing; Tacking up for Ridden Competition Work.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus 3 subjects at National 4 preferably including English and Maths. 2 weeks' practical work experience. Recorded evidence of ability to ride, to include a minimum of walk, trot and canter to be submitted with application.

Progression Routes

HNC Equine Studies

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Horse Care

SCQF Level

5/6

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

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