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Equine Owners Care of the Stable Kept Horse

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This course has been designed to provide you with an introduction into the needs and management of the stable kept equine. It will develop awareness of stable yard management and provide a working knowledge of how to care for the stable kept horse and pony. This will enable you to:

  • Appreciate the specific requirements, restrictions and potential problems of keeping a horse stabled.
  • Understand the needs of the stable kept horse and how you can fulfill these needs in a practical, effective and cost efficient way.

This course begins with exploring the natural instincts and how this behavior is altered through stabling. The course investigates the reasons for stabling and how to minimize potential problems such as stress and vices. The particular needs of a stabled horse and pony through out the year are examined, including feeding, grooming, rugging, bedding and health and safety checks.

This course covers topics such as:

  • Natural Equine Behavior and How this is Affected by Stabling
  • The Affects Stabling has on the Horse
  • Behavioral Problems Related to Stabling
  • Clipping and Trimming
  • Trimming and Pulling
  • Rugging
  • The Rules of Feeding
  • Bedding


Certificate of Completion issued by Horses and Courses

On successful completion of the course, the certificate is issued by Horses and Courses.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9101
cost $153.00
estimated time to
complete course
40 Hours
course materials
365 Days