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Horse Management

Our brand new Craven Arena includes an international-sized arena and outdoor warm-up area where events are scheduled to include Dressage, Show Jumping, Arena Eventing and Showing. Masterclasses, training and clinics are also delivered by industry professionals. Increased stabling for our College horses and variety of breeds, with livery opportunities, ensure that you will enjoy an enriched equine experience with access to purpose-built first-class facilities. The college 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 the students develop their 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 on the equine yard 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

£20,000 - £42,000
Average salaries range from
Stud/Yard Manager
Suggested Occupation
Industry Growth
Horse Management (Equine)Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
Degrees & Higher Levels
Applied Equine Management BSc (Hons) Top-up* New CourseLevel 6
Applied Equine Management FDSc* New CourseLevel 5
Horses - Pasture ManagementSat 20 May 2023
Horses - PlaitingSat 22 April 2023
Horses - Trimming & PullingSat 22 April 2023
Horses Lunging - IntermediateSat 17 June 2023
Horses Saddlery – IntermediateSat 17 June 2023
Meet the team
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