Online equine behaviour and welfare training

The Level 2 Principles of Horse Care course will cover horse & stable management including various types of tack.
The Level 2 Principles of Horse Care course will cover horse & stable management including various types of tack.
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Equine Behaviour and Welfare is the latest topic to be covered in the CAFRE suite of online equine courses. This course will cover natural equine behaviour, development of abnormal behaviours and how management and training practices affect behaviour and impact on horse welfare.

This is a free course and is aimed at participants wanting to gain a better understanding of equine behaviour and how it impacts on welfare of the horse. The course will run over four weeks, from 13 January until 10 February.

Participants can study at their own pace, and can access the lectures at any time from the comfort of their own home. Course registration closes Wednesday 6 January 2016.

Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care is an accredited course which will run over eight weeks at Greenmount Campus, Antrim.

This is a theory-based course which will cover aspects of horse care including:

o Feeding & Watering,

o Horse Health and Welfare,

o Fitting Horse Clothing such as tack, rugs and stable bandages,

o Health & Safety when working with horses, and

o Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

The course will run on a Wednesday evening starting on Wednesday 3 February from 7-9.30pm.

The course is suitable for anyone over 16 years of age, wishing to improve their understanding of horses and stable management and will be particularly valuable to anyone working in the equine industry to enhance their knowledge.

There will be a one off exam registration fee of £55. Course registration closes on Wednesday 20 January 2016.

For further information and to register for either of these courses, follow this link http://www.cafre.ac.uk/equine-short-courses