This programme aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of equine training, development and management, setting foundations for a successful career. The learner will gain skills, knowledge and practical experience in horse knowledge and care including yard and estate management. Biomechanical effects of exercise and injuries will be studied and scientific knowledge applied in a practical context to the development of the performance horse. Experience will be provided in the management of equine breeding stock and commercial stud practice. This qualification provides an essential broad base to the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed for working in the equine industry and includes compulsory work experience.
Year 1: HE Academic Skills; Workplace Dynamics and Performance; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Care and Management of the Horse; Equitation; Equine Behaviour.
Year 2: Work-based Research Project; Equine Health, Injury and Disease; Care of the Performance Horse; Equestrian Event Planning; Equine Welfare Perspectives; Equine Breeding and Genetics
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Easton Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|