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Horses – Plaiting

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Select Enrolment Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Available for enrolment UFPNFG04 Sat 22 Apr 2023 1 Day 13:00 - 15:00 Auction Mart £ 20

Let’s plait! During our one-day workshop we will show you how to prepare and plait a mane and tail.

On this course we will run through:

  • Why do we plait
  • Preparing the mane
  • Equipment available
  • Plaiting a mane with bands and thread.
  • Plaiting a tail

To join this course you must have experience of handling horses and be confident around them.


Clothing you’ll need to wear:

  • Sturdy footwear (ideally boots/wellies)
  • Warm clothing, it can get chilly on the yard!

Further Study

  • How Horses Work: The Basic Biology
  • Introduction to Feeding Horses
  • Horses: Trimming & Pulling Techniques
  • Introduction Clipping Horses
  • Intermediate Clipping Horses
  • Intermediate Lunging Horses
  • Saddlery for Horses: Introduction
  • Saddlery for Horses: Intermediate
  • Horses: How to Plait
  • Horses: Minor Health and Wound Care
  • Pasture Management for Horses

Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £18,525 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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