Equine Care & Management
Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine Management
This qualification gives you the opportunity to learn about and build on the essentials of working with horses, such as stable yard operations, horse health care, feeding and nutrition and fitting and evaluating tack and equipment. You will develop further practical skills such as working and exercising horses from the ground, horse presentation skills (grooming, clipping, trimming and plaiting) and you will also learn about horse biology and horse behaviour and welfare. You will also gain the skills to be able to undertake event management and you will also gain knowledge and understanding about the principles of equitation. You will gain an understanding of business skills which are important for progression into a wide and diverse range of employment opportunities.
This qualification will also equip you with a wider range of more specialist skills and knowledge such as riding on the flat and over fences, grassland management, horse rehabilitation and therapy, riding and exercising horses, competition grooming, coaching and planning lessons. You could also learn about retail management or business improvements.