EQUINE & STABLE MANAGEMENT

Introduction

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!

 

Learning, Knowledge and Skills

You could work on real projects within the college, supporting preparations for events such as the Horse and Dog show. You may work at a local stables to gain valuable experience of working with different horses or at a local animal park with minature ponies and donkeys.

Progression and the Future

If you are passionate about horses you can use your skills and experience to work or volunteer in a local stables or equestrian centre. You could also help people in the community with daily care for their horses.

 

OUR COLLEGE

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.

 

LETS GET SOCIAL

Location

 

FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE

43 HIGH STREET

DILTON MARSH

WILTSHIRE 

BA13 4DL

 

Phone & Email

01373 823028

admissions@ffc.ac.uk

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