Opportunities to work closely with the horse on the ground through:
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As well as individual sessions there are courses available that are tailored to both children and adults.
A therapy course overview:
Level 1 - perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics, no previous experience required.
Session one: Grooming & Hoof Care
Session two: Grooming & Leading and controlling the horse
Session three: Identifying and fitting tack
Session four: Points of the horse
Session five: Washing & Plaiting
Session six: Feeding & stable and field maintenance, followed by course quiz
Level 2 - For those progressing on from a Level 1, or with previous basic knowledge. This course incorporates the criteria for BHS Stage 1 Care award.
Session one: Grooming & identifying tack
Session two: Identifying and fitting rugs and boots and understand their uses
Session three: Tack up and un-tack correctly
Session four: Mucking out & stable maintenance
Session four: Observe, understand and describe horse behaviour
Session five: Feeding & field maintenance
Session six: Responsibilities of working on a yard and risk assessing & course quiz
Courses are usually run on a weekly basis but can be tailored accordingly to suit the individual and can be weekly, fortnightly on a monthly basis if required.
Courses can be run for individuals as well as small groups. Course/session fees vary depending on requirements and length of session.
Prices for individual sessions start from £25 (45 minutes)/ £40 (90 minutes)
Equine Therapy course is £210 for 6 sessions (90 minutes)
Horsemanship courses is £150 for 6 sessions (60 minutes)
Contact us to book in a taster session or to make an enquiry