Sarah's Blog

Random ramblings about Horse Care, Equine Courses and more

So many successful BHS students this month - Well Done everybody!

We are delighted to have received so many Essential Horse Knowledge Certificates in the office this morning! Well Done to all our students who took and passed their exams for their BHS qualifications this month! We will be posting these Certificates out to everyone very soon. We are very...

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Don't just take our word for it!

It is always lovely to receive positive feedback from our students! We are one of the leading UK providers of online distance learning equine courses and we are always striving to make sure our student experience is the best it can be! Our aim is to educate, help, advise and give knowledge to...

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Looking for an ideal Easter gift for your pony mad child?

Many of our students have pony mad children that are also interested in learning all about horse care! Did you know that we have two fun Pony Courses designed specifically for younger students that have an interest in ponies and horses? Children will work through their course book, completing...

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Good Luck everyone!

Welcome to March! We have a very busy month ahead of us with many, many students sitting their exams for their Essential Horse Knowledge Certificates, accredited by the British Horse Society! We have been overwhelmed with the hard work by our students over the past few months with so many great...

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WIN two tickets to the Badminton Horse Trials 2019!

Would you like to visit the Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday 4 May? We have two tickets to give away - in order to win you must have signed up on our website here! A name will be chosen at random at the end of March and the winner will be announced on our blog and our Facebook page. A child...

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An Update on Sarah's Master's Degree!

I have spent the past few months studying rehabilitation and therapy as part of my Masters degree at Hartpury Assessment. It has been extremely interesting and very inspiring. We were lucky enough to watch horses on the high-speed treadmill (see the video below) and learn the benefits of using...

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Start today to achieve that dream career in the equine industry!

Have you ever dreamt of having a job in the equine industry, making your passion for horses your business and being around them all the time rather than being stuck at a desk? There are numerous career paths in the equine industry - maybe you want to become an instructor or a groom or dream of...

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Happy New Year! What are your goals for 2019?

Happy New Year from everyone at Equine Distance Learning! Have you made any New Year's Resolutions yet this year? If you have a goal you wish to achieve this year with your riding then we can help! Maybe you are determined to become a more confident rider, or more successful in competitions? ...

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Make a Christmas present for your horse!

Do you like to treat your horse with a special gift at Christmas? Maybe you have already got your horse into the festive spirit by buying it its very own advent calendar like this one! We’ve complied some ideas of things you could get your horse this Christmas that are sure to make them...

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How often do you shoe your horse?

This weekend I had the pleasure of spending a weekend at Hartpury college, studying Therapy and Rehabilitation with Kathryn Nankervis, osteopath, Liz Launders and Hartpury's resident vet, Mark Georgetti. I learnt a huge amount but the big take away for me was the importance of regular shoeing....

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