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An Introduction to Equine Behaviour

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Key Info

Learning Area   Equine
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   6 hours

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   11/04/2022
Day/Time   Monday, -
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   30/05/2022
Day/Time   Monday, -
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about horse behaviour and how to apply that knowledge in practice.

Throughout this course, students will learn how to recognise different behaviours in horses and how they can impact the horse-human relationship.

Often horse owners miscommunicate with horses, keeping instructions clear is important to avoid conflict and cause fear or unwanted behaviours.

We will explore the underlying causes of behavioural issues and how we may resolve them.

Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear.

This course will run from 09:30-16:30

Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

  What You Will Learn

This course will cover:

• What is equine behaviour
• Stress and fear
• Learning behaviour
• Putting theory into practice
• Understanding ridden horse behaviour
• Understanding horse behaviour on the ground

  Entry Requirements



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Beth Enright

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I studied Equine Studies and now work as a mounted police officer for Avon and Somerset Police. Having joined Devon and Cornwall Police in 2007 as a police officer, I pursued my ambition to become a mounted police officer in 2015 with Avon & Somerset Police. Equine is very much worth doing if you want to work with horses, it is a good course to help you expand your knowledge and improve your riding ability. You will thoroughly enjoy it if you want a practical hands on course.

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