Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

Department: Equine

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This course has been developed for ambitious students wishing to follow a career within the equine industry. It provides an excellent opportunity to develop a sound knowledge and understanding in horse care and riding and enables students to develop practical skills alongside valuable work experience.

The Level 2 Extended Certificate in Horse Care is also available to start in January 2019.

What You Study

  • Feeding and watering
  • Riding horses on the flat and over fences
  • Tack and clothing
  • Horse handling
  • Horse biology
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

The Level 2 Extended Certificate starting in January 2019 will cover:

  • Practical Horse Care, and a range of other modules which could include:
  • Feeding and watering
  • Fit and Maintaining Tack and Equipment
  • Work experience
  • Maths and English as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including Science, English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications may also be considered. You must also demonstrate a suitable level of riding. 

Lisa Carter

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

Lisa has always been around horses and is passionate about helping neglected animals.