The Basics of Equine Nutrition (Online)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 18 November 2024
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
6 hrs
LEARNING AREA
Equine Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Distance Learning

The Basics of Equine Nutrition (Online)

This online course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse digestion and nutrition, looking at the importance of feeding for the health and wellbeing of the horse, and the factors that affect this.

It is a perfect course for those who have an interest in equine nutrition and are looking to expand their knowledge. The course will aim to answer many of the questions related to basic digestion, nutrition and feeding practices and why nutrition plays such an important part of horse management.

This course aims to give you a clearer understanding of equine nutrition, as well as practical advice on the nutritional requirements of the horse.

In this course, you will learn about:
• The anatomy of the horse's digestive system
• The importance of nutrients
• Assessing weight using body condition scoring
• Feed evaluation
• Factors to consider when feeding
• Modern feeding practice.

Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

Entry requirements

None

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.


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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

Leisure and Professional
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 18 November 2024
  • Day/Time - Monday, 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tuition Fees: £9.00*
            
    *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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Course Code 10565-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.

The Basics of Equine Nutrition (Online) No Qualification Bicton College Horse, Equine, Nutrition, Feeding, Shortcourse, Free, Adult, Freecourse