Further learning opportunities available for new horse owners

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The Northern Irish equine education business, ‘Want to Learn about Horses’, is running more ‘Introduction to Horses and Horse Care’ courses this year.

Business owner, Rita Seery MSc, BSc Equine Science, has many years’ experience in breeding, owning and working with horses and has a passion for passing on this knowledge.

Targeting new and prospective horse owners, parents of pony mad kids and anyone with an interest in horses, this course gives a good basis from which to start your horse knowledge journey.

The course will cover horse management, care, safety around horses, behaviour, feeding, grooming, horse health and preventative care and information regarding buying a horse or pony. This classroom based course is delivered over six weeks and consists of six two-hour sessions. Plenty of time is given to discussion and any questions that students may have.

The next course will commence on Saturday 17th February 11am-1pm, USPCA Hospital, Newry, for six weeks (Saturdays) cost £65 and further courses are planned through the year.

Contact Rita Seery on 078 25293884 to book your place, or for further information on Facebook at ‘Want to Learn about Horses’.