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Certificate in

Equine Care

Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



2 key modules made up of 14 lessons. Completion of this course requires approximately 200 hours of study.


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Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.


24/7 access

Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you love horses? Do you even own your own horses? Maybe you have had a lengthy career within the equine space but would like to formalise your skills by earning a certificate.

There are a number of components to owning or treating horses that anyone working with them should be aware of. With this well rounded certificate in equine care you will learn everything from how to physically care for your horses grooming needs to how its environment and stable should be set up for general wellbeing as well as everything in between such as horse psychology and handling, conformation, bedding & mucking out just to name a few of the units. Being one of the more comprehensive equine care courses online, this course goes into a lot of useful details which all of our students find very helpful for the outcomes they are looking for.

Equine Care in New Zealand is a huge industry with plenty of opportunities, being able to show that your passion for caring for horses is backed up by a Certificate in Equine Care will give you or an employer the confidence that these beautiful animals are in good hands.

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Horse Care 1

  1. Horse psychology and handling
  2. Buying a horse
  3. Conformation
  4. The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  5. The grass kept horse and pasture management
  6. Grooming
  7. Industry Applications

Module 2 – Horse Care 2

  1. Feeds
  2. Stabling
  3. Bedding and Mucking Out
  4. The Foot and Shoeing
  5. Exercise and Conditioning
  6. Tack and Tack Fitting
  7. Horse Facility Design
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