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Horsemanship Course: Level 2

The Horsemanship course is offered at four levels to increase your knowledge with regard to the care and management of the horse. Although primarily aimed at the weekly rider, first time horse owner, parents of horse owners or potential owners, they are available to anyone interested in the care and welfare of horses.


To provide you with the vital skills for a successful equestrian career leading on to the sought-after and well paid employment opportunities. To provide you with the knowledge necessary to own and care for a horse or pony.

Course content:

  • Shoeing - Reasons, Basic structure of the foot, Farriers tools, Remove a shoe in Emergency
  • Basic injuries & Basic First Aid
  • Watering & Feeding
  • Grassland care & maintenance
  • Saddlery care
  • The necessity of insurance
  • Stable routine for 2 horses
  • Bedding & bedding systems
  • The Highway Code
  • The Country Code

Duration Dates & Times :

This is a 8 week part time course taking place on Thursday evenings:

  • Thursday Evenings
  • 7.30 pm : 9.30 pm
  • Commencing 19th March 2015
  • Ending 7th May

Optional Extra : BHS Horse Ownership Qualification and Exam on March 12th


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