Equine Studies


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

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part-time Evening

Suitable for the horse owner or anyone who wants to find out more about horse care. Covers 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 course, you will cove
- Signs of good and bad health
- Poulticing feet and bandaging legs
- Taking temperature, purse 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 14 years.

Next Steps

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