ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN HORSE CARE MANAGEMENT

The Advanced Certificate in Horse Care Management provides a unique, comprehensive opportunity for individuals interested in horses, horse care, and the horse industry. Individuals completing this Advanced Certificate program of study will gain a solid foundation in equine husbandry skills and practical knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  • The student will acquire a practical knowledge in basic equine husbandry practices and
    learn how to manage daily requirements of a horse.
  • The student will expand their knowledge of horse care for both the stabled horse and
    horse kept on grass.
  • The student will learn how to properly manage the health and condition of horses in
    different situations and under varying conditions.
  • The student will gain a deeper understanding of horse behavior as well as practical skills
    in properly handling and training horses.
  • The student will develop a practical knowledge of various aspects of horse breeding, as
    well as the importance of genetics and selective breeding.

Careers:

A very extensive range of career opportunities are available to someone with expertise in the horse industry. Graduates of the program may find employment opportunities in any area of the horse industry including stables, breeding farms, riding schools, veterinary practices, equine supply/service organizations, event management companies and race courses.

The careers listed below are just a small sampling of the types of careers that are available to individuals having a more extensive knowledge base of horses and equine husbandry.

Executive, Administrative and Managerial
  • Administrator of an Equestrian Program
  • Barn Manager
  • Farm or Ranch Manager
  • Breed Association Administrator
  • Field Secretary for a Horse-oriented Organization
  • Stable Owner/Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Horse Show Manager
  • Business Manager of a Horse-related Publication
  • Tack store owner/operator
  • Breeding Farm Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Brand Inspector
  • Transporter
  • Groom
  • Exercise Rider
Show/Entertainment
  • Horse Show Secretary
  • Paddock Judge
  • Program Coordinator
  • Show Manager
  • Artist
Communications
  • Publicity Agent (equine events)
  • Show Reporter/Journalist
  • Commercial Artist
  • Course Designer
  • Horse Show/Event Announcer
Marketing
  • Advertising Sales Manager
  • Feed Salesperson
  • Tack Company Representative
  • Merchandiser/Retailer for Equine-related Products
  • Photographer
  • Website Designer

 

Course Structure

There are 4 modules in this course:

Horse Care I
  • Horse psychology and handling
  • Buying a horse
  • Conformation
  • The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  • The grass kept horse and pasture management
  • Grooming
  • Industry Applications
Horse Care II
  • Feeds
  • Stabling
  • Bedding and Mucking Out
  • The Foot and Shoeing
  • Exercise and Conditioning
  • Tack and Tack Fitting
  • Horse Facility Design
Horse Care III
  • Blankets, Bandages & Boots
  • Maintaining The Health Of Horses
  • Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
  • Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
  • Organising & Managing A Horse Event
  • Managing A Horse Enterprise
Suggested Electives: Choose ONE (1)
  • Equine Behaviour
  • Horse Breeding

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $50.00 / week for 48 weeks

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The Advanced Certificate in Horse Care Management provides a unique, comprehensive opportunity for individuals interested in horses, horse care, and the horse industry. Individuals completing this Advanced Certificate program of study will gain a solid foundation in equine husbandry skills and practical knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  • The student will acquire a practical knowledge in basic equine husbandry practices and
    learn how to manage daily requirements of a horse.
  • The student will expand their knowledge of horse care for both the stabled horse and
    horse kept on grass.
  • The student will learn how to properly manage the health and condition of horses in
    different situations and under varying conditions.
  • The student will gain a deeper understanding of horse behavior as well as practical skills
    in properly handling and training horses.
  • The student will develop a practical knowledge of various aspects of horse breeding, as
    well as the importance of genetics and selective breeding.

Careers:

A very extensive range of career opportunities are available to someone with expertise in the horse industry. Graduates of the program may find employment opportunities in any area of the horse industry including stables, breeding farms, riding schools, veterinary practices, equine supply/service organizations, event management companies and race courses.

The careers listed below are just a small sampling of the types of careers that are available to individuals having a more extensive knowledge base of horses and equine husbandry.

Executive, Administrative and Managerial
  • Administrator of an Equestrian Program
  • Barn Manager
  • Farm or Ranch Manager
  • Breed Association Administrator
  • Field Secretary for a Horse-oriented Organization
  • Stable Owner/Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Horse Show Manager
  • Business Manager of a Horse-related Publication
  • Tack store owner/operator
  • Breeding Farm Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Brand Inspector
  • Transporter
  • Groom
  • Exercise Rider
Show/Entertainment
  • Horse Show Secretary
  • Paddock Judge
  • Program Coordinator
  • Show Manager
  • Artist
Communications
  • Publicity Agent (equine events)
  • Show Reporter/Journalist
  • Commercial Artist
  • Course Designer
  • Horse Show/Event Announcer
Marketing
  • Advertising Sales Manager
  • Feed Salesperson
  • Tack Company Representative
  • Merchandiser/Retailer for Equine-related Products
  • Photographer
  • Website Designer

 

Course Structure

There are 4 modules in this course:

Horse Care I
  • Horse psychology and handling
  • Buying a horse
  • Conformation
  • The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  • The grass kept horse and pasture management
  • Grooming
  • Industry Applications
Horse Care II
  • Feeds
  • Stabling
  • Bedding and Mucking Out
  • The Foot and Shoeing
  • Exercise and Conditioning
  • Tack and Tack Fitting
  • Horse Facility Design
Horse Care III
  • Blankets, Bandages & Boots
  • Maintaining The Health Of Horses
  • Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
  • Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
  • Organising & Managing A Horse Event
  • Managing A Horse Enterprise
Suggested Electives: Choose ONE (1)
  • Equine Behaviour
  • Horse Breeding

Send me free info pack

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $50.00 / week for 48 weeks

Clear
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