Courses on offer from the Equestrian Academy are:
These modules are run in line with the EQASA qualification system and cover subject matter aligned with their examination requirements, as well as the new N.Q.F. qualification scheme syllabus:
Module 1 Basic Stable Yard Skills
Module 2 Advanced Stable Yard Skills
Module 3 Horsemastership
Module 4 Preliminary Riding Instruction
Module 5 Horsemastership and Riding Instruction
Course contents, dates and enrolment requirements are listed below and ready for downloading. These courses are revised regularly to ensure that syllabus content is in line with the requirements of the EQASA examination system and the Unit Standards for NQFs. Students should be aware that a degree of experience and practical competence should be acquired in conjunction with the underpinning knowledge and practical guidance supplied by these courses in order to be successful examination candidates.
Workshops will take place throughout the year covering a range of practical and training issues appropriate to various levels of horsemanship and horse and rider training.
More detailed information will be posted in our newsletter. Send us an email to register to receive this. Attached registration forms can be used to secure places on these courses.
Our stud courses aim to provide students with knowledge relating to the care of breeding stock and the breeding process. More comprehensive details and information about enrolment on stud courses are attached below.
Specialist Stable Yard Skills are offered to professional grooms. These courses run on consecutive Monday's and the course covers the following:
Horse Behaviours and Handling
Stable Yard Skills
Grooming and Show Support
Equine First Aid
Tack and Tacking-up
Boots and Blankets
We have the following documents available:
This programme caters for those students who can attend every day and wish to gain practical experience as well as attend the courses. Students are exposed to all aspects of training through from Module One to Module Three including the Breeding and Stud Management Course, First Aid and the Coaching aspects of Module Four and Five. Look out for our Open Day usually in October to come view the facilities and chat about the programmes.
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Southern African Heads of Independent Schools Association (SAHISA). Accredited by Umalusi
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