The way we care for and manage our horses is constantly evolving, with new methods, equipment and regulations being introduced frequently.
This course is essential for those looking to buy or loan a horse for the first time, or for the first time after some years, and has been expertly designed to bring horse owners quickly up to speed with best practice techniques.
This Level 3 course covers management, conformation, shoeing, teeth, anatomical and physiological structures and stable vices.
We send your first unit upon enrolment, so you can start whenever you want, and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.
Pay 8 monthly payments of
We’d recommend you complete our Horse and Pony Care Part 1 and Horse and Pony Care Part 2 courses or a similar level of study before undertaking this course. Those with equivalent experience may be asked to speak with the tutor to identify the most suitable level to begin study.
We classify our courses by level to guide students towards the best course based on their experience. However, we strongly believe open study should be just that. If you’re open to challenging yourself, our tutors will be on hand to help.
On successful completion of this course you’ll receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3 from Quality Licence Scheme when you complete this course**.
Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
You will also receive the Animal Care College Certificate* in Advanced Horse and Pony Care, graded to show the standard you have reached. There are no exams.
* The Animal Care College Certificate will be issued once you have successfully completed your course and finished your course payments.
** QLS registration fees included.
There are no deadlines for this course. Simply study in the comfort of your own home, and in your own time.
Distance learning is designed to be flexible, but as a guide, students who can spend 4-6 hours a week studying tend to complete a single unit within a month.
This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to progress your career in the animal care sector, or better understand your own pet.
Once it’s completed, you may wish to further your study. If that’s the case, we’d suggest:
There are two ways you can enrol
Pay the total course fee of £345 £241.50 in one sum and receive a £50 voucher towards the cost of your next course
Pay 8 monthly payments of
£45.62 £32.68 (£20 administration fee included)