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Horse Care - Equine Management

Borders College

Venues

Scottish Borders Campus

Content

This full-time course will give the learner a grounding of caring for horses, cleaning stables and yard, tacking up, untacking and cleaning tack, handling horses, core skills, health and safety, team work and a riding unit. These units would be completed under supervision.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Ability to ride a quiet horse at walk, trot and canter, and comply with riding school weight regulations and also demonstrate basic knowledge and skill at practical assessment. Subject to satisfactory interview and two positive references.

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress to the SVQ Horse Care at SCQF Level 5 course.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 4

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

4

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals