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ONLINE Equine Health (assessing the horses health and what it can mean, how to improve horses health in domestic / stabled environment)

About the course


This short course will enable you to recognise signs of ill health in horses, when to call the vet and emergency care. We will also look at ailments that are common in horses managed in modern regimes.

What are the entry requirements?

Interest in horses, horse management and health. Those with their own horses who wish to learn more about horse health, how to recognise ill health and common ailments.

How long is the course?

2 hours

What will the course involve?

A theory-based course delivered on line

How long will I be learning?

2 hours

What equipment will I need?

A suitable computer device to interact with your tutor.

How will I know if I am making progress?

Improved knowledge and confidence in identifying illness in horses, understanding of the ailments common in today’s horses and how to avoid these ailments.

What course work will I be expected to complete?


What can I expect to learn from this course?

How to identify ill horse health, common ailments and how to prevent them and when to call the vet.

What other training programmes and progression opportunities are there?

This day course is one of a series including Feeding and Equine Health (10% fee refund if all 3 of these are booked and attended) . We are also running short courses on Perfecting your Plaiting, Clipping and Developing your Long-reining.


Equine Studies

The equine industry in the United Kingdom is expanding rapidly, with a turnover approaching £1 billion per year. It encompasses many different sectors, from racing, driving and endurance to dressage, horse trials and show jumping. These areas are supported by a large ancillary industry which provides extensive career opportunities.

Are you looking to take up an activity, gain qualifications for employment or volunteering, or improve your existing skills?

We have a range of course available for you at our Croxteth Campus in Liverpool. Find out more about our free courses in the Liverpool City Region.

Booking Forms

If you are booking courses as an individual please book and pay through the online system linked to each course website.

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