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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

Bishop Burton College

York Road, Bishop Burton, HU17 8QG

National Award (BTEC)
Level 2
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Course Summary

This course has been developed for ambitious people wishing to pursue a career within the equine industry. The Level 2 Diploma provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop a sound knowledge and understanding in horse care and or riding through a mix of practical, classroom and work-based study. This course allows for some flexibility in the units taken. Some units that may be taken dependent on the interest of the individual are below.

Course Details

  • Feeding and watering horses
  • Routine stable duties
  • Riding on the flat and over fences
  • Principles of horse biology
  • Horse grooming, trimming and plaiting
  • Lunging horses
  • Horse tack and clothing
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications may also be considered. If the individual wants to do the riding units they will be asked to submit a video of their riding ability.

Your next steps...

Students can progress to study at Level 3 or go into employment.

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