Horse Care NC
What is special about this course?
Develop your equestrian skills and riding ability with this practical course based at our state-of-the-art Rural Studies Centre at Halkirk in intensive blocks. You will engage in classroom learning for theory-based subjects through blended learning and have opportunities to develop your practical skills in the yard, indoor and outdoor arenas using a range of quality horses.
A keen interest in equestrianism and preferably some equestrian experience
- Evidence of communication/literacy, IT and numeracy skills and/or qualifications at SCQF level 4
- Horse Care - Grooming
- Safe Horse Handling
- Horse Care - Feeding and watering
- Preparation for riding activities
- Stable routine
- Opportunity to prepare for British Horse Society Examinations
You will also study a variety of other relevant topics and develop your personal and employability skills.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
How long will my course last?1 Academic Year
Full-time - One year based at the Rural Studies Centre by Halkirk.
Part-time - Flexible Study with Flexi learning tutors throughout Scotland.
Where can I study my course?
Please note, UHI North Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.
For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- Year 1 BAH Equine Business Management or HNC Equine Studies
- Enhanced career prospects within the equestrian industry
Is there more information available online?
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Apply for Horse Care NC
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. Please note, UHI North Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.