Horse Owners Certificate Level 1

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Equine Studies EQ005E09/23/1 Short Course

Course Information

This 10 week course is specifically designed for the first time horse owner, parents who look after their children’s ponies, potential owners or anyone who has a love of horses.
It provides a straight forward and uncluttered guide to the care and management of the horse in a fun and informal setting. The course is a mixture of classroom based theory sessions with some practical sessions at Manor Stables working with our horses.


  • Horse Owners Certificate Level 1
Course Content
  • During this course you will cover the following topics;
    Grooming kits and grooming methods
    Tack including safe use and fit of saddlery
    How to handle horses safely and understand how they react and think
    Shoeing horses
    Basic feeding and watering rules for all seasons
    How to keep horses healthy and recognise ill health
    Points of the horse and markings
    How to go about buying a horse
Entry Requirements
  • An interest in horses only. Minimum age 13 yrs.
Next Steps
  • KMC Horse Owners Level 2 course
Career Opportunities
  • Key theme of this leisure course is for personal interest and development.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
02-Oct-2023 (Already Started) 11-Dec-2023 7.00pm 9.00pm
Mode of attendance
Evenings only
Day of the week Number of sessions
Mon 10
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Short Course Full Fee) £300.00
Reservation fees (Short Course Full Fee) £20.00

Materials Required

Pen and notebook
Smart yard clothing to include yard boots, hats to current standard and riding gloves would be optional if learners wanted to take part in leading and handling tasks.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.