Kingston Maurward College

Part time Horse Owners Certificate Level 2 EQ006

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£189
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 10 Days
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    10 Days
Description

This course progresses on from Level 1 and expands the horse owner or enthusiast's knowledge in caring for horses in an informal environment. The course is a mixture of classroom based theory sessions with some practical sessions at Manor Stables with our horses. For an additional exam fee of £20, you may sit an optional written assessment to be awarded Horse Owners Certificate Level 2.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Dorchester (Dorset)
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DT2 8PY

Starts

On request

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Course programme


Horse Owners Certificate Level 2 EQ006
QualificationVocational study not leading to any recognised qualification
Qualification Level
Level : 2
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 evening a week for 10 weeks

Times :10 x Monday: 7.00 pm ' 9.00 pm

Dates :21.09.09 ' 30.11.09

Run by : Equine Studies Department.
Tutor : Tamzen Franklin

Awarding Body
British Horse Society

Is it right for me?
This course progresses on from Level 1 and expands the horse owner or enthusiast's knowledge in caring for horses in an informal environment. The course is a mixture of classroom based theory sessions with some practical sessions at Manor Stables with our horses. For an additional exam fee of £20, you may sit an optional written assessment to be awarded Horse Owners Certificate Level 2.

What qualifications will I need?
An interest in horses! Minimum age 14 yrs. Tetanus protection is recommended.

What will I be learning about?
  • Fitting horse tack and boots
  • Working out rationing for horse feeds
  • How to look after your grazing
  • Various types of bedding and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Recognising injuries and how to treat them
  • Designing stable routines for your horses
  • Shoeing

Where will it take me?
This is the second of four British Horse Society progressive horse knowledge and care courses run at Kingston Maurward College. This is a vocational interest course. Content of the course links well with many aspects of the BHS Stage 2 exam.

What materials are required?
File, paper and pens. Appropriate clothing for the time of year for working outdoors. Yard boots or jodhpur boots are acceptable on the yard.

What is next?
Horse Owners Certificate Level 3

How will I be assessed?
There is a short written paper at the end of the course to achieve the Horse Owners Certificate.

How much will it cost?
£189

For an additional exam fee of £20, you may sit an optional written assessment to be awarded Horse Owners Certificate Level 2.

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