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Horse Care lll

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

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Tipología Vocational qualification
Metodología A distancia
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Know about caring for horses? Increase your knowledge further! Develop your skills in the feeding, stabling, bedding, tacking up, foot care and conditioning of horses. This online course follows on from Horse Care I, but can be taken as a stand-alone course. Particularly relevant for caring for stabled horses, it also covers aspects of care which are relevant to the horse at grass.

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First Aid
Animal Care
Training First Aid
Financial Training
IT Management
Horse farming


Lesson Structure: Horse Care III BAG302

There are 6 lessons in this course:

Blankets, Bandages & Boots
Different blankets and rugs
Fitting a rug
Surcingles and rollers
Caring for rugs and blankets
Types of bandages and their uses
Rules for bandaging
Boots and their uses
Maintaining The Health Of Horses
Signs of good and poor health
Sick nursing rules
Isolation procedure
Common ailments to recognize
Taking the temperature
The medicine chest
First aid treatments
Restraining a horse
Preventing a disease
Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
Reasons for clipping
Types of clippers
Types of clips
Preparation for clipping
How to clip
Finishing off
Hogging the mane
Pulling the mane and tail
Plaiting the mane or tail
Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
Preparing a horse for travel
Preparing a trailer
Loading the horse
The problem loader
Safety while loading
Before a show
At the show
Returning home
Organising & Managing A Horse Event
organising an event
contingencies to cater for
the public, exhibitors and organisers
guidelines for planning a show or exhibition
the facility
exclusive bookings
facilities without prior bookings
booking records
community participation
Managing A Horse Enterprise
Management plans
Rural finance sources
Money market
Financial planning
Contract law
Assessing profit
Risk analysis
Financial records
Cash flow
E.O.P accounting

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Horse Care III BAG302

Identify the use and purpose of protective equipment for horses, including blankets, bandages and boots.
Determine the procedures required to maintain a horses health.
Develop a program to prepare a horse for showing.
Prepare a management plan for a horse while away from it's home.
Develop a plan for the management of a horse industry event.
Analyse the management of a horse enterprise, including its marketing and financial viability.


Explain the uses of a horse blanket in a specified locality.
Evaluate three different types of horse blankets, in terms of various factors, including:
List five situations when bandages are used on a horse
Describe the methods of bandaging horses, as listed above.
Demonstrate the use of bandages on horses in two specified situations.
Explain the different reasons why boots are used on horses.
Describe the use of boots on a horse in two specified situations.
Define terms used in the health care of horses.
Describe the symptoms of five common ailments in horses.
Develop a checklist for evaluating the health of a horse.
Evaluate the health, using the checklist developed above, of a chosen horse.
Describe, in an illustrated report, how to take a horses temperature.
List the minimum components and their uses, of an equine first aid kit for two different specified situations.
Explain different horse restraining techniques, including the use of:
Determine the criteria which must be satisfied before, and during, the isolation of a horse.
Explain why the isolation procedure is used in a specific situation.
Describe the use and maintenance of tools and equipment required for preparation of a horse for showing.
Demonstrate plaiting using a fibre comparable to horses hair.
Compare the differences in showing under saddle, with showing on the halter.
Write a plan for the preparation of a horse for showing, in a specific competition.
List the situations where a horse might need to be transported.
Explain the different methods of transporting a horse with respect to:
impact on the animal
equipment required
Prepare a set of guidelines for the care of a horse during travel.
Prepare guidelines for the care of a horse at a specified show.
Plan appropriate procedures for the transportation of a horse, for two different situations, in terms of:
a timetable of events
husbandry tasks to be carried out
a list of equipment and materials required.
List the factors influencing the success of different types of events in the horse industry, including:
Determine the minimum first aid facilities which should be provided for horses, riders and spectators at a specified type of event.
Prepare a plan for managing a specified type of horse event.
Write a report analysing the management of a nominated event in your locality.
Evaluate the management of a horse event, such as a show, competition or race; with reference to:
success (or failure) of the event.
Determine the factors affecting the profitability of two different specified horse enterprises visited by you.
Calculate the different costs involved in maintaining a specified breed/type of horse over one year, including:
veterinary needs
Evaluate three different systems for marketing horses in your locality.
Determine innovative marketing methods for different horse industry situations, including:
stud services
yearling sales
riding instruction.

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Horse Anatomy, Horse Breeding, Veterinary Science