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Horse Management

Extended Certificate Award Level 3

Study mode Full time
Location Moulton
Level Level 3
Start date Sep 2020
Duration 1 year

Our Horse Management students have access to an exciting range of specialist resources at the College. You will have access to all of the college horses, riding once a week and will regularly be on the professional Equine yard working with other students, commercial staff and lecturers.

The Equine centre comprises of a 60m x 40m indoor riding arena, Large outdoor arena, cross country paddock and off road hacking around the extensive estate. During this course you will undertake commercial experience and work experience developing their skills to an industry standard. Guided by our specialist staff you will develop theory knowledge and practical skills in key areas of the equine industry.

Due to our strong industry links you will get the opportunity to go on trips and have expert guest speakers come and give and insight into the Industry providing you with the best grounding to take your career forward in Equine Management.

In the second year of the course Level 3 students have the opportunity to select their chosen stream of Equitation or Yard Management to develop them towards specific careers.

Guided by our expert lecturers you will advance your knowledge of horse management, routine and competition care. Through theoretical and practical learning you will develop knowledge of preparing horses for competition, horse behaviour and maintenance as well as equine science and health and disease.

This is a full time course taking place on three days per week from 9am - 4:30pm. There will be a mix of practical and theoretical work which are split into 1 hour - 1.45 hour lessons. You will have regular breaks including a lunch break.

Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments which are a mixture of theory and practical assessment. The Level 3 Extended Diploma has three externally assessed exam modules over the two years.

Students either progress onto Higher Education commonly in the Equine Sector or they move into a job within the industry in their chosen specialism. This may be working in a competition yard, rehabilitation yard or an office based equine role or apprenticeship.

Four GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English, maths and science.

You have the opportunity to bring your horse with you for the extent of your course or for the week while you are on commercial experience.

The facilities you'll be using

No other college in the UK can rival the world class facilities we have at Moulton College.

Moulton College Indoor Arena Equine
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Indoor Riding Arena

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Moulton College Work Based Equine Care
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Equine hydrotherapy pool and water treadmill


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