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Stable Management

My Distance Learning College


This course covers all aspects of stable management and will provide the student with a thorough preparation for working in the equine industry. The course has been specifically designed to provide the student with the vital information needed to operate a stable efficiently. The course covers many different aspects of looking after your horse or horses, including horse psychology and exercise.

The qualification will provide the encouragement for the student to enhance their employability by giving a good foundation to the industry.

This course covers:

  • Buying a horse
  • Conformation
  • Stabling
  • Why bedding is necessary
  • The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  • Grass kept horse and pasture management
  • The skin
  • The foot and shoeing
  • Exercise and conditioning
  • Tack and biting
  • Blankets, bandages and boots
  • Sick nursing
  • Minor ailments
  • Unsoundness and related minor ailments
  • Clipping, trimming and plaiting
  • Traveling and care of the horse at a show


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications: Qualification 1: Stable Management Diploma Stable Management Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Stable Management Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


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 DED9114
cost $601.00
estimated time to
complete course
135 Hours
course materials
365 Days