Equine Studies


Course Title: BHS Stage 1 Horse Knowledge and Care
Course Code: EQ051

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part-time Evening

This course is aimed at improving your skills at a basic level, ensuring a good foundation for future progress.



Training towards EQL Level 1 Certificate in BHS Horse Knowledge and Care

Course Content

Our British Horse Society Stage stable management training programme gives you a thorough understanding of the basic principles of horse care. It is ideal for those wishing to become professional equestrians, preparing them for working in the equine industry. It is also excellent for those who just want to gain a better understanding of horse care and improve their practical horsemanship skills.

- Horse behaviour
- Basic grass care
- Watering and feeding
- Foot and shoeing
- Grooming
- Clothing
- Saddlery
- Anatomy and handling
- Horse health

Entry Requirements

Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills. Basic experience of working with horses is essential. Riding weight limit is 13.5 stones.

Next Steps

BHS Stage 2

Career Opportunities

Horse Groom