Horse Care III 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Horse Care III 100 Hours Certificate Course
Horse Care III course online. Excellent Home Study - Distance Learning Course.Know about caring for horses? Increase your knowledge further! Develop your skills in the feeding, stabling, bedding, tacking up, foot care and conditioning of horses. This online course follows on from Horse Care I, but can be taken as a stand-alone course. Particularly relevant for caring for stabled horses, it also covers aspects of care which are relevant to the horse at grass.
This course has been designed to complement Horse Care I and Horse Care II – but can be studied as a “stand alone” subject.
Lesson Structure: Horse Care III BAG302
There are 6 lessons in this course:
- Blankets, Bandages & Boots
- Different blankets and rugs
- Fitting a rug
- Surcingles and rollers
- Caring for rugs and blankets
- Types of bandages and their uses
- Rules for bandaging
- Boots and their uses
- Maintaining The Health Of Horses
- Signs of good and poor health
- Sick nursing rules
- Isolation procedure
- Common ailments to recognize
- Taking the temperature
- The medicine chest
- First aid treatments
- Restraining a horse
- Preventing a disease
- Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
- Reasons for clipping
- Types of clippers
- Types of clips
- Preparation for clipping
- How to clip
- Finishing off
- Hogging the mane
- Pulling the mane and tail
- Plaiting the mane or tail
- Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
- Preparing a horse for travel
- Preparing a trailer
- Loading the horse
- The problem loader
- Safety while loading
- Before a show
- At the show
- Returning home
- Organising & Managing A Horse Event
- organising an event
- contingencies to cater for
- the public, exhibitors and organisers
- guidelines for planning a show or exhibition
- the facility
- exclusive bookings
- facilities without prior bookings
- booking records
- community participation
- Managing A Horse Enterprise
- Management plans
- Rural finance sources
- Money market
- Financial planning
- Contract law
- Assessing profit
- Risk analysis
- Financial records
- Cash flow
- E.O.P accounting
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Horse Care III BAG302
- Identify the use and purpose of protective equipment for horses, including blankets, bandages and boots.
- Determine the procedures required to maintain a horses health.
- Develop a program to prepare a horse for showing.
- Prepare a management plan for a horse while away from it's home.
- Develop a plan for the management of a horse industry event.
- Analyse the management of a horse enterprise, including its marketing and financial viability.
- Explain the uses of a horse blanket in a specified locality.
- Evaluate three different types of horse blankets, in terms of various factors, including:
- List five situations when bandages are used on a horse
- Describe the methods of bandaging horses, as listed above.
- Demonstrate the use of bandages on horses in two specified situations.
- Explain the different reasons why boots are used on horses.
- Describe the use of boots on a horse in two specified situations.
- Define terms used in the health care of horses.
- Describe the symptoms of five common ailments in horses.
- Develop a checklist for evaluating the health of a horse.
- Evaluate the health, using the checklist developed above, of a chosen horse.
- Describe, in an illustrated report, how to take a horses temperature.
- List the minimum components and their uses, of an equine first aid kit for two different specified situations.
- Explain different horse restraining techniques, including the use of:
- Determine the criteria which must be satisfied before, and during, the isolation of a horse.
- Explain why the isolation procedure is used in a specific situation.
- Describe the use and maintenance of tools and equipment required for preparation of a horse for showing.
- Demonstrate plaiting using a fibre comparable to horses hair.
- Compare the differences in showing under saddle, with showing on the halter.
- Write a plan for the preparation of a horse for showing, in a specific competition.
- List the situations where a horse might need to be transported.
- Explain the different methods of transporting a horse with respect to:
- impact on the animal
- equipment required
- Prepare a set of guidelines for the care of a horse during travel.
- Prepare guidelines for the care of a horse at a specified show.
- Plan appropriate procedures for the transportation of a horse, for two different situations, in terms of:
- a timetable of events
- husbandry tasks to be carried out
- a list of equipment and materials required.
- List the factors influencing the success of different types of events in the horse industry, including:
- Determine the minimum first aid facilities which should be provided for horses, riders and spectators at a specified type of event.
- Prepare a plan for managing a specified type of horse event.
- Write a report analysing the management of a nominated event in your locality.
- Evaluate the management of a horse event, such as a show, competition or race; with reference to:
- success (or failure) of the event.
- Determine the factors affecting the profitability of two different specified horse enterprises visited by you.
- Calculate the different costs involved in maintaining a specified breed/type of horse over one year, including:
- veterinary needs
- Evaluate three different systems for marketing horses in your locality.
- Determine innovative marketing methods for different horse industry situations, including:
- stud services
- yearling sales
- riding instruction.
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