Do you have a passion for horses?

Ever thought about working with them as a career?

In the Horse Care Intermediate course you will learn to organise the exercise and conditioning, feeding and housing requirements for horses and these skills can be used for personal interest or working in the equine industry.

If you are in veterinary, animal rescue and conservation roles, this course can be added to your qualifications to gain a promotion or specialise in working with horses.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Feeds
  2. Stabling
  3. Bedding and Mucking Out
  4. The Foot and Shoeing
  5. Exercise and Conditioning
  6. Tack and Tack Fitting
  7. Horse Facility Design
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Analyse the feeding requirements and feeding techniques available for horse husbandry.
  • Develop a stable management program for horses.
  • Explain the management procedures necessary to fulfill the bedding requirements of horses.
  • Explain the management and care of horse’s feet.
  • Implement management procedures for the conditioning of horses.
  • Describe the procedures used for managing the tack requirements of horses.
  • Explain the management, including design and applications, of facilities used in the horse industry.