Study Equine at the Brooksby Campus!
With small class sizes, and excellent facilities, and industry-expert Lecturers who are truly passionate about their subject, the SMB College Group’s Brooksby Campus is the place to be if you want to kick-start your career in the Equine industry!
Situated on a stunning 850-acre countryside estate in the heart of Leicestershire, the Brooksby Campus is home to nationally renowned Equestrian facilities - including two indoor arenas, an outdoor competition arena and stabling for up to 36 horses. The college is also home to a state-of-the-art Equine Rehabilitation Centre, featuring an Activo-med aqua treadmill, solarium and mechanical horse.
The college offers a range of hands-on, vocational Equine courses, including Level 2 Horse Care, Level 3 Equine Management (riding and non-riding pathways available), and degree qualifications in Equine Performance Science*. As student success and happiness is at the heart of everything the college does, they offer fantastic student support through their Student Services and Additional Learning Support teams, in addition to offering great college bus routes, on-site accommodation, and livery/working livery.
For those who wish to further increase their expertise and employability, the college also offers BHS training alongside all of its Equine programmes.
You can also keep up to date with what’s going on at the college on social media - links below!
*Validated by the University of East Anglia
David Kempsell (who is also a fully qualified SMS saddle fitter) combined his product design training with his passion for horse welfare and performance to revolutionise the way saddles are constructed. The result is the totally modular WOW™ saddle. The unique features include Flair™ air flocking; the tree with lateral flexion allowing complete freedom of the horse’s shoulder; 23 headplates in a huge range of angles and styles; and at least 15 panel designs in each tree size. Add a wide choice of seat and flaps, and the options become almost infinite, allowing a perfect result for horse, rider and discipline. Ensuring that perfect fit is a worldwide team of experienced Wow Saddle retailers, trained by David to provide an excellent service wherever you are. The icing on the cake is the choice of bespoke finishes. Patent, coloured and embossed leathers, coloured and patterned stitching, and decorative crystal options are available to make your Wow saddle truly one of a kind.
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