Horse Management Level 3

You could be on your way to a career in Equine Husbandry, Equine Veterinary Nursing, Yard Management, Riding Instruction, Equine Nutrition or Equine Behaviour with a Level 3 (A Level equivalent) qualification under your belt.

Course Level:
Level 3
Duration:
2 Years
Campus:
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
EDEXCEL
Overview

The Level 3 course provides a great platform to launch your career in the Equine industry. The Extended Diploma is the equivalent of 3 A Levels and is University and industry recognised. You will build on your existing horse management skills and theoretical knowledge and get a chance to pursue your interest through a range of subjects.

New Equine facilities scheduled for 2019 will include an international-sized arena and outdoor warm-up area where events will be scheduled to include Dressage, Show Jumping, Arena Eventing and Showing. Master classes, training and clinics will also be delivered by industry professionals. Increased stabling for College horses, with livery opportunities, will ensure that you will enjoy an enriched equine experience with access to purpose-built first-class facilities. The College also has access to a stud with competition stallions and performance young stock, Al centre and laboratory. With this qualification you can go straight into employment or you can specialise in equitation including teaching, science and husbandry or stud based units if you want to go on to Degree Level study.

Modules
  • Principles Of Health & Safety
  • Undertake & Review Work-related Experience In The Land-based Industries
  • Biological Systems Of Horses
  • Undertake Stable Yard Operations
  • Equine Health
  • Horse Tack & Equipment
  • Horse Behaviour & Welfare
  • Prepare Horses For Presentation
  • Equine Feeding & Nutrition
  • Principles of Competition Grooming
  • Exercising Horses
  • The Principles Of Equitation
  • Working & Training Horses From The Ground
  • Contribute To Managing An Equine Event
  • The Principles Of Horse Fitness
  • Business Management In The Land-based Sector
  • Riding Horses On The Flat
  • Riding Horses Over Fences
  • Introduction To Equestrian Coaching
  • The Principles Of Rehabilitation & Therapy

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 or Horse Care Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English, Maths & Science GCSEs grade 9-4
  • Riding assessment
  • Related work experience for mature students
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Equine Husbandry
  • Equine Veterinary Nurse / Assistant
  • Groom / Yard Staff
  • Riding Trek Leader
  • Riding Instructor
  • Stud or Yard Assistant / Manager
  • Professional Rider
  • Working Within The Allied Industries – Nutrition, Retail, Behaviour, Welfare Or Racing
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Equine Science FD
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