Scottish Borders Campus
This full time course is ideal for those who have completed level 1 or those with good experience with horses. The course includes the following units: Stable routines, horse health and condition, lunging, care of horses at grass, transporting horses, riding and jumping, health and safety and working with others.
SVQ Horse Care at SCQF Level 4 or previous experience is essential. Riding ability will be assessed at a practical assessment day and students must comply with riding school weight regulations. Subject to satisfactory interview and two positive references.
Successful students may progress to the Level 3 Horse Care Management course. Employment as a Groom is an option, or progression to a career in racing.
at SCQF Level 5
Horse and Animal Care