NC Horse Care (Racehorse Care)

NC Horse Care (Racehorse Care)

SCQF Level

In the NC Horse Care (Racehorse Care) course you will learn a range of topics that helps to develop the skills to work in the thoroughbred racing horse industry, either stud or racing, while at the same time developing learners’ personal, interpersonal and workplace skills.

The course content includes core modules in work experience and communications as well as a range of practical units including stable and yard routine, racehorse care and exercise, horse conformation, and preparation for ridden work.

Students will undertake early morning and weekend yard duties, if not already gaining hands-on experience in the racing industry. An acceptable level of fitness is required to enable students to ride effectively (if riding route selected) and carry out yard duties.

Find out more from SRUC. This course is supported by the Scottish Racing Academy.