Level 1


An ideal course for a great introduction to working with horses.  You will increase your knowledge and understanding of the care of horses with academic study and practical activities.  Practical skills include health and safety, feeding and watering horses, maintaining clean stables and yard, tacking up horses and tack maintenance. Emphasis is placed on the development of core repeatable skills and a good practice of safe working.


Units include:

  • Health and safety
  • Handling of horses and accommodation
  • Horse health
  • Portfolio building
Entry Requirements:

Dates & Location:


1 year, part-time

1 day per week

Future Opportunities

Successful students can further enhance their skills by enrolling onto a work-based qualification, Apprenticeship or the Level 2 Diploma.

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