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Horse Management

For those who have a genuine love and passion for horses, our Horse Management and Equine courses will open up a range of career paths within the equine industry.

As a Craven Equine student you will study within our brand new Craven Arena, based at our Skipton campus which includes an international-sized arena and outdoor warm-up area. Our 22 stables for College horses and variety of breeds, with livery opportunities, will ensure that you will enjoy an enriched equine experience with access to purpose-built first-class facilities.

Craven Equine has access to a wide variety of industrial placements, including stud yards, vets, competition yards, rehabilitation centres, welfare charities, riding schools, livery yards and many more to help you develop your skills and employability.

You will take part in a combination of theoretical and practical studies to enable you to go straight into employment or you can specialise in Equitation including Teaching, Science and Husbandry or Stud-based units if you want to go onto Degree level study. You will have the opportunity to frequently work within Craven Equine and take part in duties such as grooming, feeding, mucking out and tacking up the horses.

Our tutors come with experience in a wide range of disciplines including Dressage, Show Jumping, Equitation, Cross Country, Biomechanical Research, Veterinary Physiotherapy, BHS Standard Setting, producing Competition Horses to Affiliated Level, working with Olympic Eventers, hunters, thoroughbreds and point to pointers. They also compete at events including British Eventing and British Dressage. As a student you will benefit from their wealth of industry links and guest speakers, involvement in The Skipton Horse Trials (including set up) and a visit Bramham Horse Trials.

Riding Establishment Licence RE02                BHS – Approval Rating

Average Salary
Racehorse Trainer, Yard/Livery Manager
Suggested Occupation
Industry Growth
Horse Management (Equine)Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
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