Equine Studies

Introduction

Course Title: BHS Stage 3 Horse Knowledge, Care & Riding – Stables
Course Code: EQ053

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part Time



A practical course for those wishing to take on a more supervisory role. It covers all aspects of general care and management regimes, together with preparing and caring for fit horses. The riding training programme at this level may be taken with the stable management or separately. Learners will develop effective yet sympathetic riding, while maintaining a balanced, correct and supple seat in all gaits. You will need to be capable of jumping cross country fences at 3ft and show jumping fences at 3ft 3in.

Overview

Qualification

Training towards EQL Level 3 Diploma in BHS Horse Knowledge, Care

Course Content

BHS Stage 3 stable management training programme is an excellent progression from the Stage 2 course. It is a packed practical course for those wishing to become professional equestrians and looking to take on a more supervisory role. It covers all aspects of general care and management regimes, together with preparing and caring for fit horses.
Stable Management:
- Feeding
- Stable design
- Fittening
- Shoeing
- General handling
- Grassland management
- Saddlery
- Anatomy and physiology
- Horse health
- Lungeing

Entry Requirements

Enthusiasm and willing to learn new skills. For riding, you should have achieved BHS Stage 2 riding or Pony Club B. All riding has a weight limit of 13.5 stones.