FdSc Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation :: Bishop Burton College

Course: FdSc Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation

Department: Equine

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years

The Programme

The importance of therapy and rehabilitation of horses is widely recognised for the valuable contribution it makes to producing and maintaining the equine athlete. This programme is designed for people with prior experience of horses seeking to develop their academic knowledge and practical skills within the therapy and rehabilitation sector. With horse owners now recognising the need to promote the health and well-being of their horses in order to maximise performance, there has never been a better time for equine therapy. Students can also study an additional qualification with the Equine Management Academy (EMA) alongside this programme.

What You Study

  • Applied vocational equine management
  • Therapy and training for performance and rehabilitation
  • Equine nutrition
  • Equine anatomy and physiology
  • Equine facility management
  • Equine exercise physiology
  • Groundwork
  • Specialist equine practice.

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS, using code DD4J.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available and the course remains open.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Ashleigh Keady

FdSc Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation

Asheligh started at Bishop Burton College on the NVQ Level One Horse Care. She has since progressed right through to degree level at the College and now manages a a showing yard.