12 training courses found
This course provides the horse owner with valuable information on the wide variety of alternative therapies and treatments now available. It has been written by a variety of experts to provide an awareness and understanding of the many natural and alternative treatments and approaches currently available to the horse owner.
This course covers; Reasons for stabling your horse or pony. How to manage the stabled horse through the year.
It explores how to maintain the health of your horse and minimise the risk of illness and disease. This course covers; Natural instincts of the horse and how these are affected by domestication Developing an effective worming programme Monitoring the state of health Sick nursing for the ill horse When to call the vet.
This course complements 'Care of the Stable Kept Horse and Pony' focusing on stable design and how this affects the horse. This is also essential for anyone studying for British Horse Society examinations.
This course covers; Essential requirements of pastureland for horses. How to manage horses when out at grass Pasture management throughout the year to get the most from your grassland Accident prevention in the field.
Schooling and training your horse from home can be difficult. Without regular access to an instructor you can find you are loosing focus and slipping into bad habits.
The course covers; Natural instincts and behavioural traits of the horse. How domestication has altered behavioural traits.
The course covers; Planning your competition preparation programme Loading,unloading and travelling horses to the competition Grooming, trimming & plaiting Management of your horse before, during and after competition Dealing with problems and minor injury at a competition. The course is assessed through the completion of a written course assignment.
The course covers; Feed habits of grass kept and stabled horse. The principles of feeding & watering.
The course covers; Care of the horse at grass throughout the year Feeding the horse and pony at grass Ailments that affect the horse/ pony at grass. Grooming, trimming, clipping and rugging.
This course identifies conformation in the horse and explores the effect different conformation has on action, way of going and performance. The course covers; Identification of conformation.
This course is designed for horse owners who want to understand more about the systems of the horse and how these affect how we care for our horses. This course is also ideal for anyone studying for British Horse Society examinations or who requires an understanding of horse physiology.