Horse Care III Course Online

Improve your equine health and welfare knowledge

An advanced horse care course

  • Learn from our experienced and knowledgeable horse care tutors.
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Essential for anyone interested in working with or learning more about horses.

Building on Horse Care I and II, you will learn to better manage the health and condition of horses in different situations;identifying signs of poor condition, and address those problems appropriately. Understand the things that can stress a horse and increase it’s susceptibility to problems and know how to manage different situations (events, travel, weather etc.) and more.

Course Aims

  • Identify the use and purpose of protective equipment for horses including blankets, bandages and boots
  • Determine the procedures required to maintain a horse’s health
  • Develop a program to prepare a horse for showing
  • Prepare a management plan for a horse while away from its home
  • Develop a plan for the management of a horse industry event
  • Analyse the management of a horse enterprise, including its marketing and financial viability

Course Structure

There are 6 lessons in this course:

  1. Blankets, Bandages & Boots
    • different blankets and rugs
    • fitting a rug
    • surcingles and rollers
    • caring for rugs and blankets
    • types of bandages and their uses
    • rules for bandaging
    • boots and their uses
  2. Maintaining The Health Of Horses
    • signs of good and poor health
    • sick nursing rules
    • isolation procedure
    • common ailments to recognize
    • taking the temperature
    • the medicine chest
    • first aid treatments
    • restraining a horse
    • emergencies
    • preventing a disease
  3. Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
    • reasons for clipping
    • types of clippers
    • types of clips
    • preparation for clipping
    • how to clip
    • finishing off
    • hogging the mane
    • trimming
    • pulling the mane and tail
    • plaiting the mane or tail
  4. Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
    • preparing a horse for travel
    • preparing a trailer
    • loading the horse
    • the problem loader
    • safety while loading
    • before a show
    • at the show
    • returning home
  5. Organising & Managing A Horse Event
    • organising an event
    • contingencies to cater for
    • the public, exhibitors and organisers
    • costs
    • guidelines for planning a show or exhibition
    • the facility
    • exclusive bookings
    • facilities without prior bookings
    • booking records
    • publicity
    • community participation
  6. Managing A Horse Enterprise
    • management plans
    • rural finance sources
    • banks
    • money market
    • financial planning
    • contract law
    • assessing profit
    • risk analysis
    • standards
    • financial records
    • cash flow
    • E.O.P accounting

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: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

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Improve your equine health and welfare knowledge

An advanced horse care course

  • Learn from our experienced and knowledgeable horse care tutors.
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Essential for anyone interested in working with or learning more about horses.

Building on Horse Care I and II, you will learn to better manage the health and condition of horses in different situations;identifying signs of poor condition, and address those problems appropriately. Understand the things that can stress a horse and increase it’s susceptibility to problems and know how to manage different situations (events, travel, weather etc.) and more.

Course Aims

  • Identify the use and purpose of protective equipment for horses including blankets, bandages and boots
  • Determine the procedures required to maintain a horse’s health
  • Develop a program to prepare a horse for showing
  • Prepare a management plan for a horse while away from its home
  • Develop a plan for the management of a horse industry event
  • Analyse the management of a horse enterprise, including its marketing and financial viability

Course Structure

There are 6 lessons in this course:

  1. Blankets, Bandages & Boots
    • different blankets and rugs
    • fitting a rug
    • surcingles and rollers
    • caring for rugs and blankets
    • types of bandages and their uses
    • rules for bandaging
    • boots and their uses
  2. Maintaining The Health Of Horses
    • signs of good and poor health
    • sick nursing rules
    • isolation procedure
    • common ailments to recognize
    • taking the temperature
    • the medicine chest
    • first aid treatments
    • restraining a horse
    • emergencies
    • preventing a disease
  3. Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
    • reasons for clipping
    • types of clippers
    • types of clips
    • preparation for clipping
    • how to clip
    • finishing off
    • hogging the mane
    • trimming
    • pulling the mane and tail
    • plaiting the mane or tail
  4. Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
    • preparing a horse for travel
    • preparing a trailer
    • loading the horse
    • the problem loader
    • safety while loading
    • before a show
    • at the show
    • returning home
  5. Organising & Managing A Horse Event
    • organising an event
    • contingencies to cater for
    • the public, exhibitors and organisers
    • costs
    • guidelines for planning a show or exhibition
    • the facility
    • exclusive bookings
    • facilities without prior bookings
    • booking records
    • publicity
    • community participation
  6. Managing A Horse Enterprise
    • management plans
    • rural finance sources
    • banks
    • money market
    • financial planning
    • contract law
    • assessing profit
    • risk analysis
    • standards
    • financial records
    • cash flow
    • E.O.P accounting

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: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

Clear
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