HORSE MANAGEMENT BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Horse Management (AS equivalent) BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Horse Management (A Level equivalent) What does the course involve? This course covers many ideas and concepts relating to the equine industry. It is a varied programme which includes a range of academic subjects and lectures, as well as practical horse care tuition and riding instruction. You will spend two afternoons a week at Friars Hill Riding School and one afternoon a fortnight at Lady Lumley’s School. Examples of Coursework Units Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding Prepare Horses for Presentation Stable and Yard Management Understanding of Grassland Management Riding and Exercising Horses Principles of Animal Nutrition Riding Horses over Fences Riding Horses on the Flat Working young horses from the ground Transportation of horses Entry requirements Standard Sixth Form entry requirement. Candidates should be confident around horses and should have a keen interest in their welfare. Candidates should also be able to walk, trot and canter confidently. Candidates will also need to successfully complete a riding assessment before being considered for this course. Experience of handling horses is desirable. Assessment This course will be assessed through a variety of methods, including practical work, assignments, presentations and demonstrations. Future Prospects Level 3 Diploma Learners may progress into employment or to related Higher Education Degrees and Foundation Degrees.