For all horse lovers; Horse care Basics (I) is the ability to learn about how to care for this beautiful creature.

From understanding the different breeds and which is most appropriate for you, through to the feeding and grooming requirements of the horse, you will be able to maintain and care for your horse either on a personal or professional scale.

If you love working with animals and would like to specialise in working solely with horses eventually, then this course is a great starting point for that possible promotion.

With further study options available upon completion of this course, enquire today to start learning about something you love. 


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Horse Psychology & Handling
  2. Buying A Horse
  3. Conformation
  4. The Digestive System & Principles Of Feeding & Watering
  5. The Grass Kept Horse & Pasture Management
  6. Grooming
  7. Industry Applications
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Describe the procedures for the buying and selling of horses.
  • Differentiate between the different procedures used for the handling of horses.
  • Develop a program for the evaluation of the conformation of horses on a property/facility.
  • Analyse the digestive system, including structure and function, of horses.
  • Develop appropriate procedures to manage a horse at grass.
  • Explain the methods used to prepare horses for specific uses, including their grooming for different tasks.
  • Explain commercial opportunities available in the horse industry.