KC’s Equine Care Diplomas are for students who are destined, or dream of, a career within the equine industry. Whether it be a stable hand, riding instructor or a breeder, this qualification will prepare you for all routes. An exciting and well-respected industry, the equine sector is rapidly expanding within the UK, contributing £7 billion a year to the economy. There are a huge variety of opportunities for employment ranging from livery operations to thoroughbred racehorse training.
This qualification incorporates a vast range of topics including significant practical aspects at a local riding school, Hartlebury Equestrian Centre. Work experience opportunities are also available throughout the study period. The essentials such as practical skills, clothing, tacking and riding are covered in both practical and theoretical elements of the course.
You’ll spend one day a week at Hartlebury Equestrian Centre and carry out theoretical classes at college Main Campus
COME & SAY HI:
Now isn’t the time to be shy! It might seem a bit daunting at first, but you should definitely have a chat with the tutors. They know the place best after all, and it gives you a good idea of the sort of people you’ll be taught by and sharing the college with! So, although we can’t do this face-to-face tonight, we’ve got our tutors on standby; book a chat with them now via our link, they don’t bite, we promise!:
This chat can be via Teams or via the phone, it gives you a chance to ask questions ‘in-person’. We’re really sorry but it’s first come, first serve, but we’ll be back again next week, so you can book a slot in for then as well!
WHAT YOU'LL STUDY:
Here’s a small idea of the sort of things you’ll study over your time on KC Equine Care
Equine tack and equipment
Introduction to equine biology and health
Principles of working with horses
Equine preparation and plaiting
Practical yard duties.
Animal Health and Husbandry
Animal Feeding and Nutrition
CAREERS // PROGRESSION
WHAT DOES THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE?
Take a look at some of the careers that a qualification in Equine Care could get you: