Equine Studies


Course Title: Essential First Aid for Horses
Course Code: EQ055

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part Time

This course is suitable for the horse owner or anyone who wants to find out more about horse care. It will cover both theory and practical sessions, including basic conformation and anatomy, illness and ailments, when to call the vet, bandaging, poultices and more.



College Certificate

Course Content

This course is suitable for the first time horse owner, the mum or dad who helps out with the pony, the novice rider or anyone who wants to find out more about the care of the horse.

In this cou you will cover:
Signs of good and bad health
Poulticing feet and bandaging legs
Taking temperature, pulse and respiration rates
Sick nursing
Dealing with colic and choke
Dealing with injuries
When to call the Vet
Theory sessions and practicals
First Aid scenarios

Entry Requirements

An interest in horses, minimum age of 12 years.

Next Steps

Further KMC Equine Part-Time Courses or British Horse Society Courses