Equine Studies

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Are you interested in studying Equine Studies by distance Learning? Do you love horses? Want to provide them with the best care possible? Do you want to really get to grips with horse ownership or are you keen to work in stables? Then our Equine Studies distance learning course would be perfect for you. It covers everything from evolution to basic vet care.

The course is designed to give you an introduction and overview to a large number of aspects about the care and skills needed to both care and look after a horse. The course also covers the basics of riding.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive…

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Are you interested in studying Equine Studies by distance Learning? Do you love horses? Want to provide them with the best care possible? Do you want to really get to grips with horse ownership or are you keen to work in stables? Then our Equine Studies distance learning course would be perfect for you. It covers everything from evolution to basic vet care.

The course is designed to give you an introduction and overview to a large number of aspects about the care and skills needed to both care and look after a horse. The course also covers the basics of riding.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

There are no entry requirements for this course just a willingness to follow the course guidelines.

We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for Equine Studies Course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Unit 1: Evolution of the horse. Unit 2: Biology of the horse. Unit 3: Horse Breeds. Unit 4: What horse is best for you? Unit 5: Buying a horse. Unit 6: Basic Health + Safety for the Rider + Establishment. Unit 7: Grooming + tacking up. Unit 8: Leading, Mounting + Dismounting. Unit 9: Walking + Halting. Unit 10: Trotting Basics. Unit 11: Stable Care. Unit 12: Basic Vet Care and First Aid.

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

Students are assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments based on their application of the course content there is no final exam. The assignments take the form of a series of structured questions. There is no word count for these assignments, however you have to prove to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions asked.

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