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Equine Sports Management Foundation Degree

Askham Bryan College
Length: 2 years / 3 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Foundation program
Location: York
Language: English

Program description

Equine Sports Management is a specialised sector with equine team tutors and lecturers who have a great deal of experience in this area, including international experience of equine sport management.

This course will allow you to develop your practical riding and horse husbandry skills within a British Horse Society approved training centre. It also addresses the UKCC requirements for instructors to ensure that when they have completed their course, all students are well prepared to work within the sector.

Topics of study in this Equine Sports Management foundation degree include:

Year 1

  • Academic Skills
  • Vocational Placement 1
  • Business Introduction
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Practical Equine Management
  • Riding the Sports Horse
  • Sports Psychology
  • Equine Behaviour and Welfare

Year 2

  • Vocational Placement 2
  • Applied Equine Management Techniques
  • Business Management
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Applied Equine Management Techniques
  • Applying Coaching Techniques
  • A Personal Research Project
  • Academic Development

Further study: the one year ‘top up’ route to the BSC Honours Degree in Equine Management.

Careers: opportunities could include careers as competition riders or grooms at equestrian centres, training yards, studs and rehabilitation centres. Equine/equestrian product sales and marketing could be alternative career opportunities

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study Equine Sports Management Foundation must meet the following entry requirements:

  • a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grace C or above, or a BTEC First Diploma witha minimum of 20 points;
  • a minimum of 80 UCAS points (which mayinclude Key Skills at level 2 or above) including study of 2 A levelsto A2 level, or a BTEC National Diploma;
  • a satisfactory reference.

About school

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...


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Askham Bryan College

Askham Fields Lane
YO23 3FR York
United Kingdom

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