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Equine Studies

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Oatridge Campus

Content

The course is designed to provide students with experience and knowledge in management within the horse care and equine industry.

Supervision and Management, Equine Grassland Management, Planning Equine Facilities, Getting Started in Business, Managing an Event, Brood Mare, The Stallion, Practical Stable Management, Introduction to Marketing, Communications: Analysing and Presenting Complex Information, Equitation: Riding Techniques on the Flat.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at CC preferably including English or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5 (if not held at Higher). Two weeks' practical work experience.

Recorded evidence of riding ability, to include a minimum of walk, trot, canter and jumping, should be submitted along with the application.

BHS Stage 1 or 2 would be an advantage or the Pony Club B test.

Progression Routes

Degree level courses

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

4Q46

Course Length

2 years

Department

Horse Care and Forgework

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

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