Horse Health - Mini course

A mini Horse Health course to teach you about the basics of Horse Health.

This mini Horse Health course is perfect if you would like an introduction into Horse Health. This course from Equine Distance Learning will teach you about the basics of Horse Health, essential for anyone who owns a horse, is thinking about buying a horse or someone who cares about horses and just wants to learn! The course is studied via distance learning without the need to travel anywhere.

Included in this course is a combination of written content, videos, and downloadable leaflets. And after each lecture there is a quiz to test your learning.

This course is also a great introductory course if you want a taste of what studying with Equine Distance Learning is like! Perfect for adults and children alike.

This course is for anyone considering enrolling on a Horse Care and Management Course, BHS certificate, or one of our horse care short courses with us.

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Course Curriculum

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"I enjoyed this mini course. A nice simple introduction course and reminder/refresher for the more experienced owner/carer. I particularly liked the simple online layout and easy to follow program with videos and extra information"

Stephanie Matthews, March 2017

" Am loving this, as I am feeling more confident in that I have been doing things correctly. Was lovely and easy to do. Very informative, great for giving a top up to horse owners.""

Audrey Hawken, March 2017


Your Instructor

Sarah Tame
Sarah Tame

Sarah Tame, a BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach in Complete Horsemanship, has trained numerous students up to Pony Club A test, BHS Stage 4 level. Sarah competes herself in BE, BS and BD events and holds her NLP Master Practitioner Certificate in Sport. Sarah holds a Foundation Degree in Equine Studies and has 8 years experience of lecturing at an Equestrian College where she has acquired valuable skills in writing courses, assessments and in helping students to achieve. Her City and Guilds Level 5 Certificate in Further Education also guarantees you will receive high quality teaching material. Sarah is currently studying for an MSc in Equine Science at Hartpury College.

"Great little course just to go over some vital health checks, very informative. Will most definitely be looking to complete further courses in the future."

Andrea Waters, March 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts as soon as you have enrolled and will end one year later. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide how much time to devote to it each week depending on what other demands on your time you have!
How is this course assessed?
There is an interactive quiz at the end of the course to test your knowledge.
How long do I have access to the course?
Once you have enrolled on the course, you can begin steadily working your way through the modules, completing the learning activities. You work at your own pace fitting in your studies around your personal commitments.
Can international students study the course?
YES! All of our courses are designed to be taken anywhere in the world and we have many international students studying with us.

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