Coleg Sir Gar

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Equine Sport Performance

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Course summary

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.

Course details


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 method

Assessment methods include case studies, examinations, written reports, research projects, practical assessments, essays and presentations.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Horse Society

How to apply

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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

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

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Equine Sport Performance at Coleg Sir Gar - UCAS