DEC CONTINUES TO DELIVER TRAINING UNDER NEW RESTRICTIONS

As Doncaster will increase to Tier 3 VERY HIGH at 00:01 Saturday 24th October, the highest level of restrictions issued by the UK government in response to rising coronavirus levels, Doncaster Equine College (DEC) will continue to deliver. What does this mean for the DEC? National rules as well as additional Tier 3 restrictions make clear that education and work …

DEC Horses, where are they now… Rory

It’s always great to see previous Doncaster Equine College horses thriving in their retirement, and Rory is no exception! Life at the DEC for Rory When Rory first came to DEC, at the end of our first year, it was because he needed a change of scenery, quieter life and because he had created a lot of unexplained dismounts over …

Graduation Day 2020

On Thursday 2nd July 2020 we were delighted to welcome Level 1, 2, and 3 learners back to DEC to receive their certificates. Due to Covid-19, we had to ensure that social distancing measures were adhered to, however, this did not stop each learner and their families celebrating the fantastic results they have all achieved throughout the year. We look …

Equine Facilities now open for hire

As from today (๐Ÿญ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ), we feel we can operate a safe environment and put social distance rules in place thanks to being a large spacious outdoor venue. Therefore as of today and in light of Government advice, our equine facilities are now open for external bookings. BOOKING CONDITIONS There will be a strict 30-minute gap between bookings. This …

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We feel we can operate an almost absolute social distance at the Doncaster Equine College (National Horseracing College) thanks to being a large spacious outdoor venue.ย  Therefore on the 1st June 2020 and in light of Government advice, we will open our equine facilities for external bookings.   BOOKING CONDITIONS There will be a strict 30-minute gap between bookings. This …

Equine Influenza Vaccination Policy Changes for 2020

As of April 2020, we are following British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Equine Influenza Vaccination ruling. During the remainder of 2020, for a horse or pony to be eligible to compete/travel in Britain it will be necessary to have received an approved equine influenza vaccination within the last 12 months, instead of the existing 6-month requirement, due to the coronavirus outbreak. …

Update regarding Open Days

The Doncaster Equine College is taking all sensible measures to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. ย One of the measures weโ€™re taking is to cancel planned Open Days until further notice in order to reduce the need for non-essential travel. However, weโ€™re still very keen to talk to everyone who is trying to find out more about the fantastic …

An update for Doncaster Equine College Learners, Parents and Carers

An update for Doncaster Equine College Learners, Parents and Carers: You will be aware that the Education Secretary announced yesterday afternoon that state schools and colleges across the country will close tomorrow until further notice as part of the Nationโ€™s efforts to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. I regret that the Doncaster Equine College Programme here at the …

Important information regarding Covid-19

We feel it is important to notify everyone who attends or supports Doncaster Equine College that in the current Coronavirus conditions we are adhering to advice from the government, NHS and the World Health Organisation. We will continue to ensure all hygiene requirements are met to a high standard and contingency measures are in place, if required over the next …

Training visit from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, Animal Rescue Department

On 16th January 2020, we had a visit from the South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Animal Rescue team who were training to enhance their knowledge of equines by handling our horses and ponies, understanding their behavior and different techniques to use in the event of an emergency. A big thank you to their team for showing our Level 3 students …