Horse Health Course

Horse Health Course in South Africa


This Horse Health course is essential for anyone interested in the correct care of horses! It will help you to understand how to recognize signs of good and ill health, how to treat and manage different types of wound, how to identify lameness, understand and recognize different ailments and illnesses. Using the annual wall planner provided you will be able to develop a program for maintaining a horse's health all year through!

This course has proved very popular with both students that own their own horses and those that are looking to expand their knowledge regarding the correct care and management of a horse's health.

Course Content

Signs of good and ill health

Different types of wound

The First Aid Kit

Treating Wounds

Poulticing, Tubbing and Hot Fomentation


When to call the vet

Sick Nursing

Ailments/ Illnesses

Isolation Procedure

Preventative Measures such as worming, vaccinations, and teeth rasping.

Course Snapshot

Equine Distance Learning Certification

7 modules

Fourteen learning activities

Two assessments

Horse Health Folder

Annual wall chart

Assistance and support in creating an annual health program for your horse

What's included

Bespoke course material written by industry experts

Unlimited tutorial support

Exam marking and certification

Opportunity to liaise with other students for support

FREE nutrition advice for your horse

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wishes to learn more about the correct care and maintenance of a horse's health!

Every horse owner!

Students working towards their BHS Stage 1 or 2 who want some help in learning about Equine Health

Students working towards their Pony Club B test who want some help with learning about Equine Health




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