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Riseholme College, set in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside, provides some of the finest equine training anywhere in the country. With top-class indoor and outdoor facilities, students learn from experts in the field and benefit from practical work experience placements. Riseholme College, based in Lincolnshire, has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its provision and has undergone a complete refurbishment of all its arenas and key facilities. The college runs equine apprenticeships, further education and degree programmes covering all aspects of the industry and has an outstanding track record of student success. Riders of a high standard, or those who have the potential to succeed at a high level, are also given the opportunity to join our prestigious Equine Academy. Academy riders are provided with expert coaching and tuition to enable them to compete at a high level. Students studying at Riseholme College have access to the outstanding facilities at our Bishop Burton Campus, this includes the impressive Bishop Burton Arena, Therapy Centre with Water Treadmill, CET Equine Spa, Solarium and Zamar, Rider Fitness and Performance Suite, two indoor arenas, three outdoor arenas and stabling for over 100 horses. Specialist equipment includes Quintic Gait Analysis software, FLIR Thermal Imaging cameras, Polar Heart Monitors, Televet ECG, Synchronicity Rein Tension Gauges, Noldus Observe XP software and extensive laboratory-based equipment. Riseholmes commercial equine centre hosts an extensive range of regional, national and international competitions, demonstrations and clinics, and is a BHS training and examination centre. Equine students gain experience by working alongside the tutors and instructors at these events, developing the practical skills needed to work in industry. Visit our website for more information.
High quality education and facilities for the equine industry is at the forefront of North Highland College UHI. Alongside the highly practical horse care and riding elements of our courses, our students are also taught health and safety, business and management, marketing and communication, IT skills, working with others and key enterprise skills. From the stunning highlands of Scotland, our equine students are based at our purpose built Rural Studies Centre alongside our veterinary nursing and gamekeeping students. The centre boasts:
- 20 purpose built loose boxes (available for our student’s horses)
- High spec classrooms
- International sized indoor and outdoor arenas
You will have the opportunity to progress from an NC Horse Care to BA (Hons) Equine Business Management with our specialist equine tutors who are widely known within the equestrian community. Our equine students are encouraged to enter competitions and participate in shows to enhance their practical abilities while also networking with industry professionals. To further endorse our students' academic capabilities and enhance employment prospects we also prepare them for British Horse Society Examinations.
Lucton School equestrian centre is set within 14 acres of the beautiful North Herefordshire countryside, with two all-weather areas, and miles of off road hacking. Our staff are BHS qualified, and we have a range of well-schooled horses and ponies to suit all needs. Whether riders are complete beginners, competent riders improving their dressage, jumping, and competition skills, or training towards professional qualifications, we can help them improve their horsemanship in a friendly, encouraging and safe environment.
We are a Pony Club Centre, and alongside their studies, Lucton Students can study BTEC and GCSE qualifications in horse management & stable management. Our sixth formers have the opportunity to study for the BHS Assistant Instructors Certificate.
- Livery options are available to pupils.
- Arena Hire available.
- External lessons are available.
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
Equimind lets you compete, win, and have more fun with your horse online …while saving time and money!
The platform gives you access to global competitions covering 10 different showing categories, more than 60 classes a private facebook group and the chance to qualify for the Equimind Championship.
The Child Protection Company and The Equestrian Index have teamed up to make sure that as an equestrian business, you are aware of your Safeguarding responsibilities and have access to relevant, accredited training for you and your staff at a reduced rate - 10% off courses using the code WATSON at the checkout.
Our selection of online safeguarding training courses has been developed specifically to meet the needs of the equestrian sector. These courses are written in association with the British Equestrian Federation and are recognised by the British Horse Society.
We provide online safeguarding training, covering both child and adult protection, for anyone who works or volunteers in the equestrian sector. We offer both introductory and advanced safeguarding courses depending on your role. Our courses save you money and ensure that you don’t have to close your riding centre or lose out on valuable time attending face-to-face training. Our online courses deliver high-quality safeguarding training, with scenarios and downloadable content specific to equestrians.
Our courses are written in line with key safeguarding requirements for Ofsted, the British Equestrian Federation and equivalent governing bodies, and are updated frequently to meet legislation changes.
For more information, please browse the individual course pages for Basic Safeguarding Awareness, Advanced Safeguarding or Advanced Safeguarding for Safeguarding Officers and watch the video if you are not sure about which course you need.
Remeber to activate your 10% discount on all online courses by using the code WATSON at the checkout!
Capel Manor College is London’s only specialist land-based college, offering a diverse range of full and part-time courses in further and higher education for school leavers and adults. The College is the only college in Europe to offer full-time saddlery courses with 25 year’s reputation for excellence in leathercraft.
Capel Manor College’s saddlery and leatherwork courses are taught at their Enfield campus, set amongst 30 acres of picturesque gardens and green space. Students are taught in the College’s leather workshop, located within historic Victorian stables.
The College offers the prestigious and historic Worshipful Company of Cordwainers’ Diploma in Saddle, Harness and Bridle Making, Cordwainers’ Diploma in Shoemaking as well as a range of other leatherwork part-time courses. Through practical demonstrations and hands-on workshops, the College helps to provide its students with the skill set needed for working within the leather industries. The skills learnt are transferable, and their students go on to work with a wide range of employers such as the British Army and fashion designers.
Queen Mary’s is a thriving day and boarding school, for girls aged 4 - 16 and boys aged 4 - 7, with an onsite British Horse Society “Commended” equestrian centre and fully BHS qualified instructors, with an excellent reputation for being one of the top schools for riding.
At the NSEA Championships, Queen Mary’s teams continually secure excellent placings in many classes. In 2018 the teams secured ‘Top English School’ in the 80cm Show Jumping and 80cm Jumping With Style and were NSEA 90cm Show Jumping Champions in 2016. Other recent achievements include qualification for the Royal Windsor Horse Show and the Riding Captain has represented Great Britain.
The size and ethos of the school allows for full flexibility ensuring that pupils’ riding aspirations sit comfortably alongside academic and other extra-curricular activities. Recent results saw 49% of GCSE entries awarded Grades 8-9. This family school values, nurtures and respects every individual offering full, weekly and flexible boarding and providing minibus services across the region.
The school organises a number of equestrian shows and competitions onsite. These include a dressage series, show jumping and an annual show. Queen Mary’s also organises show jumping and dressage clinics and event training so the girls can gain valuable competition experience. Pupils are able to bring their own horses to school. Queen Mary’s offers various livery options and has a number of school ponies offering the girls the confidence and the foundations they need to achieve their equestrian ambitions.
University Centre Bishop Burton and Bishop Burton College, based in East Yorkshire, has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the finest land-based colleges and providers of equine courses anywhere in the country. The college runs equine apprenticeships and further education courses with the University Centre Bishop Burton delivering a wide range of degree programmes covering all aspects of the industry and has an outstanding track record of student success. The state of the art complex includes the impressive Bishop Burton Arena, Therapy Centre with Water Treadmill, CET Equine Spa, Solarium and Zamar, Rider Fitness and Performance Suite, two indoor arenas, three outdoor arenas and stabling for over 100 horses. Specialist equipment includes Quintic Gait Analysis software, FLIR Thermal Imaging cameras, Polar Heart Monitors, Televet ECG, Synchronicity Rein Tension Gauges, Noldus Observe XP software and extensive laboratory-based equipment. Bishop Burton’s commercial equine centre hosts an extensive range of regional, national and international competitions, demonstrations and clinics, and is a BHS training and examination centre. Equine students gain experience by working alongside the tutors and instructors at these events, developing the practical skills needed to work in industry.
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Bloxham School is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11 to 18. Situated at the heart of the beautiful village of Bloxham, north Oxfordshire, the school offers a rural setting whilst being easily accessible from London and the Home Counties. Bloxham has a thriving equestrian team, which has been crowned National Schools’ Eventing Champions twice in recent years. A popular equestrian club runs regularly at a nearby riding school, where expert tuition is available at all levels. Students can bring their own mounts or hire horses through a local stables. Bloxham is proud to be host an annual Eventer Challenge series in the autumn at Aston-le-Walls More information available via the school's website.