Scottish Borders Campus
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.
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.
Successful students may progress to the SVQ Horse Care at SCQF Level 5 course.
at SCQF Level 4
Horse and Animal Care