Equestrian centres offering facilities for showjumping competitions, cross country competitions, dressage competitions, horse shows, gymkhanas and displays.
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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.
The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, was the dream and brain child of one man - Douglas Bunn. Now run by his family, the showground remains one of the premier equestrian venues in the world. Almost every great show jumper, horse and rider, has competed at Hickstead since we first opened our doors in 1960. In 2010, The All England Jumping Course is now approaching its 60th anniversary as the home of international showjumping in Great Britain. Showing classes at Hickstead almost now out number showjumping, with competitors travelling far and wide to compete at the world famous venue.
Bishop Burton Equine Centre has a fantastic range of facilities. These include a range of indoor and outdoor arenas, practical demonstration room, horsewalker, equine treadmill, solarium, equine weightbridge, interactive dressage simulator, rider fitness unit, tackrooms, equine therapy laboratory, cross country courses, equine laundry facilities and a secure off road hacking track. All of the above are available for hire by the hour or day. We have an extensive calendar of events, with local, national and international events, including regular British Eventing, British Showjumping and British Dressage events. We will be hosting British Eventing's 'Festival of Youth’ for five years, starting in July 2020. Accommodation for riders and grooms, as well as horses, is available on site on many occasions. Our Equestrian Centre is a BHS Approved Riding School and Examination Centre. We are a BHS 'Where to Train Centre' up to BHSI level and we are also approved by the ABRS. The Centre is open to the public for riding lessons and offer a wide range of Equine courses, including preparatory courses to get you ready for your BHS exams.
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.
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*Validated by the University of East Anglia