Horse Care Level 1

Course Overview

This course introduces you to the basics of horse care. It is a great stepping stone for people who are keen to work with horses, but do not have previous experience.

Based at Carrington Riding Centre, our expert staff will help you learn skills in handling horses, grooming and general horse care.

Course Requirements

To study this course you will need: 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including maths and English

Mandatory Units

With a focus on the principles and practices of horse care units of study will include:

Yard work
Competition horses
Riding
Breeding or coaching

Course Progression

On successful completion of this course you could progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in Equine Care.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time