Equine Care Diploma – Level 1

KC's entry level Equine Care Diploma introduces you to the basics of horse care. It's a great steppingstone for people who are keen to work with horses, but don't have previous experience. 

You'll spend one day a week at Bank Farm Equestrian and carry out theoretical classes at college Main Campus 

Our expert staff will help you learn skills in handling horses, grooming and general horse care. There'll also be opportunities to learn about stable management, go on off-site trips and take part in riding lessons. 

If you want to start a career with horses, then this course is the perfect start for you! 

The college can offer external professional connections who provide placements for work experience alongside completing the course to gain additional industry experience.

About Bank Farm Equestrian:

Here at Bank Farm we always have between 22 and 32 horses of all different sizes and varieties from ponies to hunters thoroughbreds and cobs. Our facilities include an American barn style yard with tack rooms and solarium. Outside we have a 4 horse Walker and a flood lit ménage making it usable throughout the day and night. The covered viewing area makes observing lessons all the more enjoyable. Our XC corse, open from April to October spans across four fields. We have direct access into the Wyre forest where we enjoy hacking.

  • What will be studied

    This course gives you the opportunity to gain detailed academic knowledge and an- in - depth understanding of horse management and equitation through theory- based and practical sessions.

    You will be involved in the care and wellbeing of the horses through general yard duties which will develop the practical skills necessary to gain employments within the equine industry.

    • Stable management 

    • Off-site visits 

    • Horse husbandry 

    • Health and Safety 

    • Preparation for interview 

    • Work experience 

  • What are the entry requirements?
    • Have some basic knowledge of handling horses
    • Desired ridden experience preferably walk, trot and canter
  • Where does this course lead to?

    There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification under your belt!

     University, Riding Instructor, Stable Hand, Trainer, Groom, Stud Manager, Breeder, Equine Physiotherapist, Stallion Manager 

    Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements, helping them open doors to their dream careers.


  • How to get a place?
    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 

    After you've completed KC's Equine Care Level 1 Diploma and attained a merit or above, you can move on to:

    • KC Equine Care Diploma Level 2


Start Date : September 2021 End Date : June 2022 Fee : N/A
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