Preparing Horses for Competition - Showing Preparation and Turnout

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture and Animal Care

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£25

Start Date

Start Date
07 May 2022

Day(s)

Day(s)
Saturday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
14:00

Duration

Duration
1 day

In a nutshell

This course is designed to give horse owners an opportunity to develop their skills in preparing horses for competition. You'll gain an insight into getting your horse ready for the show ring, with an understanding of the rules and requirements for different classes. You'll learn about the products available to get your horse looking its best and gain hand-on experience in preparing a horse for a competition.

This course is for...

… Horse owners looking to start competing with their horse

… Those wanting hands-on experience of preparing a horse for the show ring

… Those wanting to learn about the specific requirements for different competition classes

Course content

You'll develop a variety of practical skills to prepare your horse or pony for the show ring.

These include:

  • Bathing (where appropriate)
  • Plaiting and Trimming
  • Quarter marking
  • The finer points of grooming
  • Grooming products to enhance your horse’s appearance

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, although learners will need to be a minimum of 16 years of age.

Additional information

On successful completion, you'll gain a college certificate.

Learners will need to wear appropriate clothing, ideally jodhpurs and riding boots to attend the course and will need a riding hat that meets current safety standards for the final presentation of the horse.

UPCE3494AA
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 07 May 2022

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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