Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Certificate in Equine Management

Department: Equine

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This course provides core training for anyone wishing to develop an active career that includes riding, teaching equine science and therapy, for example. Students will get practical applied experience for all units including riding, teaching and caring for horses, science behind rehabilitation and performance, dependent on units taken.

Individuals have the opportunity to tailor units to their area of interest. Students are also encouraged to take British Horse Society (BHS) exams and Young Equestrian Leaders Awards (YELA) alongside the main course (subject to fees).

What You Study

  • Principles of health and safety
  • Undertaking and reviewing work-related experience in the land-based Industries
  • Undertaking stable yard operations
  • Equine health
  • Horse tack and equipment
  • Biological systems of horses
  • Equine feeding and nutrition
  • Horse behaviour and welfare
  • Riding horses to exercise (optional).

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4, including Maths, English and Science, preferably biology, or a relevant Level 2 / First Diploma. You will also require relevant practical experience.

For the riding option, you must also demonstrate a suitable level of riding. We also have a maximum weight limit of 13 stone.

Georgia Pearson

City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Certificate in Equine Management

“There is so much you can learn about the industry here and it equips you for whatever you want to do working with horses.”