Hartpury University & Hartpury College
Tel: 01452 702345
Challenge yourself to reach new heights in your field alongside internationally-known equine scientists, coaches and competitors. Be inspired in world-class facilities.
At Hartpury University and Hartpury College, we provide students with high quality teaching (ranking in the top 20 UK universities for teaching quality, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2022), access to world class equine facilities, including an indoor championship arena, outdoor and indoor arenas, cross-country courses, stabling for 230 horses (including students’ own horses) and our own Equine Therapy Centre. Our strong reputation and industry connections mean that our graduates frequently move into exciting equine careers.
Offering diplomas, degrees, postgraduate and professional short courses, Hartpury Equine is one of the leading equine education providers in the UK. Our international reputation for equine welfare, health and performance means we attract driven, passionate and expert teaching staff from all over the world. They work with students to answer the industry's most pressing questions through industry linked business briefs and research. Students have access to facilities used by some of the world’s best equine professionals, including the most advanced Rider Performance Centre in the world at an academic institution. These facilities are used in lectures, practical sessions and seminars to support student and staff research, and to provide work experience and volunteering opportunities.
Our equine competitions - Hartpury International Festival of Dressage, Five Star International Hartpury Horse Trials and the Hartpury Showjumping Spectacular - attract competitors, sponsors and spectators from across the globe. Whether you ride competitively or not, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to gain skills for employment, both on and off campus. You can gain professional experience through the events held at Hartpury and make valuable connections ready for your career and, if you’re a competitive rider, you can also showcase your talent as an athlete. Whether you want to progress into equine science, therapy, behaviour or business, you'll find unrivalled opportunities at Hartpury throughout your studies.
Hartpury offers the best of rural and urban life. Located in Gloucestershire, our 360-hectare campus is home to over 4,000 university and college-level students studying degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking cutting-edge industry research. Our beautiful rural campus offers acres of green space and tranquillity, but hop on a bus and you're in the bustling city centre of Gloucester within 15 minutes.
Associate Member of the British Equestrian Trade Association
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