Practical Horse & Pony Care

Course code: DCXM040P

Subject area: Adult Learning Disabilities

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

1:00pm - 3:00pm


24th Apr 2020 - 19th Jun 2020

Fai Farm

Contact details

01235 555 585

This popular course offers a great opportunity for those who wish to learn about caring for a horse or pony.

This popular course offers a great opportunity for those who wish to learn about handling and caring for a horse or pony. It is a practical hands-on course that gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in handling horses or ponies, mucking-out and bedding down, grooming and tack care and learning health and safety around horses and build on transferrable skills.Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather eg. rainwear and wellies. Please bring a drink and snack and money if you wish to purchase farm food goods such as meat, eggs and chicken.It is not possible to enrol on-line for this course. For further information and to enrol please call the ALD Team on 01235 216391.

By the end of this course you will be able to, either independently or with support, lead/groom/feed and communicate with a horse or pony and use basic tools and equipment to muck-out and bed-down the stables. You will be able to demonstrate an awareness of health and safety principles.Progression route - further courses, workshops, projects, possible progression to mainstream courses or progress to another similar farm based course.
There are no formal entry requirements. This course is for adults with learning disabilities - any level welcome. Not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tution Fee: £67.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £67.00

19+ Reduced Fee