Equine Courses

Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate Modules icon 9 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
horse care courses.
 
STUDY EQUINE MANAGEMENT ONLINE - LEARN TO PROFESSIONALLY WORK WITH HORSES

Turn your passion into a successful business.

This course is designed to equip students with a range of necessary management and horse care skills. Students undertake core studies in marketing and business operations combined with three stream units in horse care, plus two elective units of study.

Topics covered include: horse psychology & handling, buying a horse, conformation, the digestive system, principles of feeding and watering, pasture management, grooming, shoeing, exercise and conditioning, stable design and general management. Coupled with a workplace project ensures that this comprehensive qualification is to a standard required in the horse industry.

Accredited by International Accreditation and Recognition Council - I.A.R.C

This course provides a useful study option for people in the horse industry who wish to extend their knowledge base and gain an industry relevant qualification.

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Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Modules icon 15 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 

BE AN EQUINE PROFESSIONAL - STUDY THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING

Many equine businesses are run in conjunction with other farming or animal based enterprises.

This comprehensive course allows students to study horses, in conjunction with other farm  animals, to allow for both business integration and business diversity.

A Very Practical and Personalised Training Course
The course will engage you the many different facets of running an equine facility, service or farm. You will learn how to care for horses and other farm animals, manage events, develop essential office skills and marketing plans, and run a successful equine farm, combined farm, or event facility.

Particular emphasis is given to: learning event management principles and developing the skills to plan, initiate, host and evaluate a successful event in the equine industry.

Equine events include: horse shows, sales, clinics,trade shows, community events or any of the wide variety of equine events that are held each year in the equine industry.

 

 

This course is internationally accredited through - I.A.R.C

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 

LEARN HOW TO BREED HORSES - AN ONLINE COURSE
 
Horse reproduction may be a natural process, but without a foundation knowledge of how horses breed and the dangers faced by animals during pregnancy and birth; there are big risks that exist to both the mother and foal. Understanding horse breeding helps the horse owner or farm manager to minimise risk to animals and have a lesser or greater degree of control over the type of animal being produced.

A knowledge of horse breeding helps you to:

  • Reduce health risks to the mare and foal
  • Have some control over the characteristics of foals being produced.
  • Understand each stage of the pregnancy, birth and after care of the foal.
Horse breeding is an important sector within the equine industry; and a knowledge of breeding horses is of great value to anyone who works with horses; not only breeders.
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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

A QUALIFICATION IN HORSE CARE - STUDY THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING

Learn the many facets of keeping a horse at grass or in the stabled environment.

 

Core modules provide a firm understanding of the key elements of caring for their horse.

Elective modules allow you to undertake more in depth studies in areas such as: animal anatomy and physiology, feed and nutrition, animal health or animal breeding.

Some elective modules have a more general large animal focus, but knowledge is easily translated to a horse management situation through the focus of lesson assignments and set tasks.

Once completed this Certificate can be used as credit toward an Advanced Certificate in Applied Management (Horses) or Associate Diploma in Equine Studies.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


STUDY EQUINE BEHAVIOUR AT HOME THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING

  • Enrol and commence studying anytime
  • Work at your own pace and focus on things of greater interest to you.
  • Great tutors , highly qualified, and with years of experience stand ready to support you every step of the way
It is assumed that all animal behaviour is an adaptation designed to support survival, either directly or indirectly. However, this is not always the case. Animals can behave self-destructively, out of habit, or out of boredom, just as humans can. To better understand the behaviour, we should also consider what motivates it.

The study of equine behaviour provides a foundation for more sensitive and informed care and training of horses, and can help you understand your horse's behaviour, and work more effectively with its inherent nature.
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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


BEGINNERS COURSE IN HORSE CARE THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING

Manage the daily requirements of your horse at grass

Learn about horse psychology and handling, evaluate conformation, understand the importance of equine dietary requirements, their digestive system and the principles of feeding and watering animals.

You will also learn to use correct grooming procedures, and develop appropriate horse management procedures.

Broaden your existing knowledge of commercial opportunities in the horse world.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
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LEARN MORE ABOUT HORSE CARE: Study horse feeding and nutrition, stable management, exercise and conditioning
 

This course follows on from Horse Care I. While the course is relevant to horses at grass, it does focus more heavily upon care of the stabled performance horse. The course covers feed and nutrition  stabling, foot care, bedding, tack and conditioning of the horse. This is a stand-alone course and may be taken without Horse Care I as a prerequisite.

Ideally, however, it should be studied as a complete course of study in conjunction with Horse Care I and Horse Care III.

The unit forms part of the highly recommended Certificate in Equine Husbandry

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 6 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
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LEARN HORSE CARE: THE HEALTH AND CONDITION OF HORSES

Take this on-line course and advance you horse care skills and knowledge

Manage the health and condition of horses in different situations. Learn to identify signs of poor condition and ill health, and address the problems appropriately. Understand the things that can stress a horse and increase susceptibility to problems. Learn how to manage situations to minimise risk factors.

This course has been designed to complement Horse Care I and Horse Care II – but can be studied as a “stand alone” subject.

 

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