You will learn stable management, horse riding and Health and Safety when dealing with horses. You will learn to groom, muck out and feed the horses. You will learn to clean tack and find out about First Aid for horses. You will meet the vet and the farrier and see them working. You will learn to ride the college horses in our outdoor arena. You may enter local horse shows and perhaps win a rosette!
Accredited by Ascentis:
Using Employability Skills E1-L1
Undertaking an Enterprise Project
Internal – working on real projects within the equestrian unit and/or riding, preparing for and competing in local horse shows, helping to organise the college’s annual Horse (and Dog) Show.
External – working at The White Horse Equestrian Centre.
Level 1 course at mainstream college, if appropriate.
Paid or supported employment or voluntary work in an equestrian setting.
Fairfield Farm College is a Specialist College for students with learning disabilities; it is a registered Charity, with residential, day and weekend courses. We are situated in the village of Dilton Marsh in Wiltshire. Our 26-acre farm site includes well-resourced teaching and vocational learning areas, a student common room, conference room, café and a farm shop.
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