Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

Date published: 04 February 2020

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care is an accredited course which will run over eight evenings at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Greenmount Campus, Antrim

CAFRE are hosting a Level 2 Certificate accredited course on the Principles of Horse Care Management. Pictured is CAFRE student Kyra Griffin on the CAFRE Enniskillen Campus Equitation Yard.

This is a theory based course which will cover aspects of horse care including feeding & watering, horse health and welfare, fitting horse clothing such as tack and rugs, health & safety when working with horses and employment rights and responsibilities.

The course will run on Tuesday evenings starting on Tuesday 3 March 2020 from 7:15 to 9:30 pm until Tuesday 5 May, with breaks for St Patricks Day and Easter.

The course is suitable for anyone over 16 years of age, wishing to improve their knowledge of horses and stable management, for example private owners, small scale breeders, leisure riders and non-equine veterinary nurses are all potential participants.

There will be a one off exam registration fee of £60. Enrol online and click on Equine or email: Laura.Smith@daera-ni.gov.uk for more information. Registration for this course closes on 26 February 2020.

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