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Equine Owners Pasture Management

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Description

This course has been designed to provide you with a practical awareness of paddock management and provide a working knowledge of how to care for the grass kept horse and pony throughout the year. This will enable you to:

  • Appreciate the specific requirements, restrictions and potential problems of keeping a horse at grass.
  • Appreciate the maintenance and planning required to maintain adequate all year pasture.

This course investigates daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal management and maintenance requirements of equine pasture. Management needs of the horse through the year are discussed, including rotational grazing. Particular health problems and ailments related to the grass kept horse are identified and the merits of various management regimes and routines are discussed.

This course covers topics such as:

  • Paddock Management
  • General Pasture Maintenance
  • Understanding Your Land
  • Health & Safety of the Horse at Grass
  • Health Hazards That Affect The Horse at Pasture
  • Laminitis


Outcomes

Certificate of Completion issued by Horses and Courses

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


Assessment

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 DED9105
cost $153.00
estimated time to
complete course
30 Hours
course materials
available
365 Days