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Level 1 Horse Care

The Level 1 Horse Care Course is designed to provide students with the skills and a vocational qualification so they can work within the equine industry.


  • Programme runs from September to July
  • Full time, minimum 17 ½ hours per week
  • Riding and non riding option
  • Progression onto Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horse Care

Course Units

  • Putting on and taking off tack
  • Cleaning tack and horse clothing
  • Putting on and taking off horse rugs
  • Feeding and watering horses
  • Leading and controlling a horse for inspection under direction
  • Catching and moving horses under direction
  • Assisting with cleaning the stables and yard
  • Grooming and washing horses under direction
  • Maintaining Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Maintaining good working relations with others
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Consists Of

  • Horse care
  • English and Maths
  • Personal and professional development

Entry Requirements

  • For those age 16+
  • No previous horse care experience required
  • A minimum of Entry Level 3 in English and Maths
  • Candidates must have a keen interest in horse care
  • Riding and non-riding options. Maximum weight limit of 13 stone for riders

How To Register

01302 861000

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