Students are assessed throughout the course using assignments, tests, practical observations and external assessments. Students are expected to relate theory to practice in all assessments.
On successful completion of this course, students may progress directly into the equine industry to begin roles such as; competition groom, yard assistant, assistant yard manager or junior instructor.
Students have found employment in a wide range of equine establishments, including competition yards, riding schools, horse transport, veterinary practices and retail businesses.
Students may also choose to apply for a Higher Education programme such as BSc (Hons) Equine Training and Management at Hadlow.
In addition to standard College equipment, students will need a BSI approved riding hat, riding boots, gloves, jodhpurs, plain navy blue jumper, sweatshirt and polo shirts, whip and a grooming kit.
If the riding option is selected, students may choose to wear a back/body protector.
In year 2 students will also need a shirt and tie, show/hacking jacket and a body protector is mandatory for cross country riding.