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An Introduction to Equine Reproduction – Online

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Key Info

Learning Area   Equine
Delivery Mode   Distance Learning
Duration   6 hours over 2 weeks
Course Code   10594-BIC,10594-BIC-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   02/05/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   11/04/2023
Day/Time   Tuesday, 09:15-16:45
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Equine breeding is a vast and rapidly evolving industry and horses are often bred with a variety of sporting purposes in mind, ranging from racing to dressage.

The equine breeding industry is worth millions to the UK economy through revenue from horse sales and those employed in a range of different roles to support breeding.

  What You Will Learn

This course is designed to give learners an over view of equine reproduction, providing an insight into breeding horses and is great for those wishing to breed a horse or those who are interested in working in the breeding industry.

You will learn about:

• Ethical decision making and responsible breeding

• Different methods of reproduction

• Preparation for foaling

• Monitoring foaling

• An overview of the gestation period

• Managing breeding stock
This course is an online course and will run over a 2 week period, you can access and work through the material at your own pace at a time that suits you.

Please note: This course is for 19+ adult learners only.

  Entry Requirements

Please note: This course is for 19+ adult learners only.


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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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