This course centres on the all-round performance of the horse and rider, preparing students for a career in coaching, care and training in professional equestrian sport as well as a leisure pursuit. The key focus if this course will be the underlying factors which affect performance, methods used to assess performance and the evaluation of a range of techniques which enhance performance of both the equine and the rider, whilst assessing the impact of external factors on success. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of coaching methods, the importance of sports psychology, rider and equine anatomy, fitness and training.
L4 Animal nutrition (with equine specific focus) Equine behaviour, health and husbandry Industry based learning Introduction to animal anatomy and physiology (equine focus) Management of the performance horse Study Skills L5 Industry based learning Rider physiology and fitness Equine breeding, conformation and performance Equine sport performance for the future Equin sport psychology and coaching
Assessment methods include case studies, examinations, written reports, research projects, practical assessments, essays and presentations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Horse Society
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Pibwrlwyd Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|