Equestrian Skills - Flexible Study Programme

Equestrian Skills - Flexible Study Programme

SCQF Level

An ideal starting point if you enjoy working with horses or want an introduction to the equestrian industry.

The programme offers an NPA Level 4 qualification, NC Horse Care and an NPA Level 6 qualification. You can also study stand-alone equestrian units at level 4, 5 or 6 and can enter at the right level for your skills and qualifications. 

You will study:

• Horse identifications and handling a quiet horse safely
• Assist with grooming a quiet horse
• Tack and tacking up
• Stable routine
• Horse health
• Watering and feeding
• Tacking up for ridden competition work
• Horse care: lunging, trimming, turnout and clipping

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