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Horse Care & Management Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Horse Care & Management Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Written by a professional horse trainer, this course provides humane, scientific methods of training, including several step-by-step training plans to teach your horse important handling and healthcare procedures such as accepting a blanket, giving hooves or loading into a trailer.

The Horse Care and Management Diploma Course covers the basics of what you would expect from a course of this type: horse anatomy, mucking out and grooming your horse. This course also focuses on horse care from an ethical and scientific perspective. This means the course covers ...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: An Overview of the Horse
  • Part 1: Evolution and domestication
  • Part 2: Coats colours and markings
  • Part 3: Communication
  • Part 4: Learning
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Welfare
  • Part 1: The five freedoms
  • Part 2: Equine professionals
  • Part 3: Abnormal behaviours
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Physical Health
  • Part 1: Checking your horse’s health
  • Part 3: Common horse health problems
  • Part 2: How to train your horse to accept health checks
  • Part 4: First aid kit for horses
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Basic Horse Care
  • Part 1: Safety around horses
  • Part 3: Grooming
  • Part 5: Hoof care
  • Part 2: Feeding and watering
  • Part 4: Thermoregulation and blanketing
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Housing Your Horse
  • Part 1: Stabling
  • Part 2: Group housing
  • Part 3: Social structure
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Riding Equipment and Training
  • Part 1: Choosing and fitting a saddle for your horse
  • Part 2: Bridles and bits
  • Part 3: Understanding horse training methods
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Buying Your Horse
  • Part 1: The cost of owning a horse
  • Part 2: Before buying a horse
  • Part 4: Taking your new horse home
  • Part 3: Viewing prospective horses
  • Module 7 Assessment
Horse Care & Management Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Horse Care and Management Diploma Course is an excellent resource for anyone who would like to work with and look after horses in the numerous careers available in the equestrian industry. Similarly, if you are considering horse ownership, the knowledge within this course will have you well-placed to understand horses and their needs, before making the commitment to buy.

Accreditations

The Horse Care and Management Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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