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Preparing your horse for a competition – Like a pro!

No Qualification


Key Info

Learning Area   Equine
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   6 hours
Course Code   10561-BIC

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   08/04/2022
Day/Time   Friday, -
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

This course will guide you to either learn about, or improve your plaiting and show preparation skills.

Getting that perfect competition look is an art form and is all a part of the competition experience. We all want to be proud of our skills and our ability to make the horse look its best, this takes practice and to do it well, you need to understand the basics.

This course will help you to learn how to create a polished look and will give you hints and tips on what the pro's do to perfect your skills.

This course will run from 09:30-16:00

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

  What You Will Learn

This course will include:

• Plaiting – the different styles
• Trimming
• Bathing
• Competition kit

This course is suitable for beginners or for those who wish to improve their skills.

  Entry Requirements





# HorseShow # Preperation # Plaiting # Trimming # Competition # ShortCourse # Equine # Free # Adult

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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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