Equine Studies

Course code: SH021
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This course in Equine Studies will give you a broad knowledge of horses, from their basic evolution and biology, through to horse breeds, advice on buying a horse and how to ride a horse safely and properly.

  • Explore how to look after horses properly and how to ride them safely.
  • Discover the biology of the horse and how each system functions.
  • Learn about the different breeds of horses that are available and identify which is the best breed for you.
  • Learn how to carry out regular checks on the physical health of your horse and how to groom and feed them properly for optimum health.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.
This course has been designed so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

Equine Studies Level 2.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

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Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course duration

This course will take around 80 hours to complete. You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies.

Study method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive all course materials by post or online, plus tutor support by email.

Course outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

No. Your certification is issued based on your tutor-marked assignments alone.

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* Comprehensive study guide
* Exclusive Open Study College Pen
* Student study planner
* Three colour highlighter
* Student notebook
* Document wallet

*Not included with the online study option

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your work back to your course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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