Animal, equine and countryside - BTEC Extended Diploma in Horse Management level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre
Gain a good grounding in the principles and practices of equestrianism and horse husbandry. You will ride horses and study their nutrition and anatomy. Trips are offered to Newmarket and Ireland and to livery yards.
You will study:
• Horse behaviour and welfare
• Stable management
• Preparing horses for presentation
• Equestrian teaching Riding skills will also be developed.
Facilities at Hargate Hill include indoor and outdoor arenas, a walker, washdown and solarium and a full range of show-jumps. The horses are well-schooled and suitable for a wide range of abilities. Free transport is provided from Huddersfield. You will also do a work placement.
A riding assessment and a minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English 4 and maths at 3 or above, and 3 other GCSEs grade 4 or above.
• Written assignments
• Practical work
As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).
There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.
HNC in Animal or a university course. Employment e.g. livery yard, riding schools, retail, stud work or therapy and rehabilitation.
How to apply
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