British Horse Society Training for the Stage One Horse Care Assessment

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 18 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 1 Levels Explained
DURATION
6pm - 8pm over 10 Weeks
LEARNING AREA
Equine Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

British Horse Society Training for the Stage One Horse Care Assessment

Small horse, foal in indoor exercise yard,stable, in sunlight The course will cover the BHS Stage 1 knowledge & care section of the syllabus.

Prior to the course it would be advisable that you have looked through the British Horse Society Groom Pathway career profile at https://www.bhs.org.uk/careers-recreational-awards/become-a-groom/groom-pathway/care/  

What you will learn

After completing the course, you will:

• Be able to put on and adjust saddles, bridles, and boots – as well as be able to clean tack
• Know how to lead a horse safely in a variety of environments and identify regular field checks
• Have an awareness for the after-work care of a horse and the different rugs they may need
• Have some understanding of horse behaviour and health and be able to recognise any abnormalities
• Be able to carry out routine stable management and horse care tasks including mucking out and grooming
• Further details Stage 1 - Care | The British Horse Society - https://www.bhs.org.uk/careers-recreational-awards/units/stage-1-care/

Entry requirements

Basic horse care knowledge

Assessment

BHS stage 1 Care assessment is arranged outside of this course and will additional costs. The BHS skills record log can be completed during the course if the standard is met.

Progression

BHS Horse Knowledge & Care Level 2 starting in January 2024

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


After completing the course, you will:

• Be able to put on and adjust saddles, bridles, and boots – as well as be able to clean tack
• Know how to lead a horse safely in a variety of environments and identify regular field checks
• Have an awareness for the after-work care of a horse and the different rugs they may need
• Have some understanding of horse behaviour and health and be able to recognise any abnormalities
• Be able to carry out routine stable management and horse care tasks including mucking out and grooming
• Further details Stage 1 - Care | The British Horse Society - https://www.bhs.org.uk/careers-recreational-awards/units/stage-1-care/

Basic horse care knowledge

BHS stage 1 Care assessment is arranged outside of this course and will additional costs. The BHS skills record log can be completed during the course if the standard is met.

BHS Horse Knowledge & Care Level 2 starting in January 2024

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

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  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 18 September 2024
  • Day/Time - Wednesday, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Tuition Fees: £250.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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