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ONLINE Equine Nutrition (composition of feeds, calculating a ration, feeding for different life stages / work load)

About the course


This short course is designed to help you to understand Equine Nutrition. You will gain an understanding of the art of feeding horses for various life stages and work requirements. Nutrients and their function will also be covered as will ensuring you are feeding your horse a balanced diet.

What are the entry requirements?

Interest in Equine nutrition.

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?


What equipment will I need?

A suitable computer device to interact with your tutor.

How will I know if I am making progress?

Increased knowledge and therefore confidence in the processes involved with feeding horses.

What course work will I be expected to complete?


What can I expect to learn from this course?

How to plan a diet for horses taking into consideration condition, workload and age. The functions of nutrients.

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.

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