Introduction to Equine Bodywork Workshops

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 15 June 2024
Bicton College - 26 October 2024
Bicton College - 18 November 2024
Bicton College - 14 December 2024
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Day, 10:30-14:30
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Introduction to Equine Bodywork Workshops

The workshops are a consecutive series to develop knowledge around the musculoskeletal system of a horse to enhance horses well-being.

Each workshop has a theme that follows a logical sequence, covering the key points to aid anyone interested in bodywork or looking to upskill, or enter the equine industry.

Certificates of attendance will be issued for each workshop. Attendance of consecutive workshops is recommended, but not essential.

Bring lunch/refreshments

Wear yard boots and practical clothing

£50 per person

What you will learn

Workshop 1 - 24/02/2024

- Basic anatomy of locomotory system both static and dynamic
- How to assess the horse and observe imbalances and areas of potential discomfort or restrictions
- Hands on assessment of joint range of motion (ROM) within the stable
- Putting the picture together, what does that mean for your horse?


Workshop 2 - 23/03/2024

- The benefit and science behind stable based exercises for the horse
- Practical application to improve well-being
- Behavioural observations to assess and aid progress
- How to assess the physical benefits to the horse


Workshop 3 - 15/06/2024

- The benefit and science behind massage
- Behavioural observations to assess effectiveness
- Practical applications of massage techniques
- Holistic approach to improving horse’s well-being

Entry requirements

Basic horse handling skills
Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the horse

Please note: This course is for adults 19+.

Assessment

None

Progression

The other equine workshops.

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.


Workshop 1 - 24/02/2024

- Basic anatomy of locomotory system both static and dynamic
- How to assess the horse and observe imbalances and areas of potential discomfort or restrictions
- Hands on assessment of joint range of motion (ROM) within the stable
- Putting the picture together, what does that mean for your horse?


Workshop 2 - 23/03/2024

- The benefit and science behind stable based exercises for the horse
- Practical application to improve well-being
- Behavioural observations to assess and aid progress
- How to assess the physical benefits to the horse


Workshop 3 - 15/06/2024

- The benefit and science behind massage
- Behavioural observations to assess effectiveness
- Practical applications of massage techniques
- Holistic approach to improving horse’s well-being

Basic horse handling skills
Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the horse

Please note: This course is for adults 19+.

None

The other equine workshops.

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 - 15 June 2024
  • Day/Time - Saturday, 10:30 - 14:30
  • Tuition Fees: £50.00*
            
    *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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    For 15 June 2024 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 26 October 2024
  • Day/Time - Saturday, 09:30 - 15:30
  • Tuition Fees: £50.00*
            
    *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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    For 26 October 2024 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 18 November 2024
  • Day/Time - Saturday, 09:30 - 15:30
  • Tuition Fees: £50.00*
            
    *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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    For 18 November 2024 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 14 December 2024
  • Day/Time - Saturday, 09:30 - 15:30
  • Tuition Fees: £50.00*
            
    *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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    For 14 December 2024 start date
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Course Code 13702-BIC-23, 13702-BIC-24, 13828-BIC-24, 13830-BIC-24

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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