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Horse Care - Equine Management

Borders College

Venues

Scottish Borders Campus

Content

This full-time course is designed to equip students with the skills and competence to assume responsibility for others and manage a small yard. The course includes the following mandatory units: Health Care and Treatment, Planning Diets and Implementing Feeding Regimes, Tacking up for Specialist Work, Clipping and Turnout, Transporting Horses, Working with Others, Health and Safety and Managing Own Performance.

Four optional units must also be completed from one of the following subjects areas: Exercising, Schooling, Trekking or Competition.

Entry Requirements

SVQ Horse Care at SCQF Level 5 or previous experience is essential. Riding ability will be assessed at a practical assessment day and students must comply with riding school weight regulations. Interview.

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress directly to British Racing School at Newmarket or the Northern Racing School at Doncaster. Careers as Groom in various stable yards.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 6

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals