Equine Studies


Course Title: KMC Horse Owners Certificate Level 2
Course Code: EQ006

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part Time

Progression from Level 1. Subjects include fitting horse tack and boots, working out rationing for horse feeds, looking after grazing, bedding, recognising injuries, designing stable routines and shoeing.



KMC Horse Owners Certificate - Level 2

Course Content

This course progresses on from Level 1 and expands the horse owner or enthusiast's knowledge in caring for horses in an informal environment. The course is a mixture of classroom based theory sessions with some practical sessions at Manor Stables with our horses.
- Fitting horse tack and boots
- Working out rationing for horse feeds
- How to look after your grazing
- Various types of bedding and their advantages and disadvantages
- Recognising injuries and how to treat them
- Designing stable routines for your horses
- Shoeing

Entry Requirements

An interest in horses. Minimum age for this course is 14 years old. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

KMC Horse Owners Certificate Level 3 EQ007

Career Opportunities

This is the second of threeKingston Maurward College progressive horse knowledge and care courses run at Kingston Maurward College. This is a vocational interest course. Content of the course links well with many aspects of the BHS Stage 2 exam.