Horse & Pony Care - HP16



  • Course Fee: €199.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 8 lessons.
  • Duration: Students can complete this course within 6 months which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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Course Description

This specialised distance learning Horse & Pony Care study programme is for students wishing to gain a comprehensive background in the care and behaviour of horses and ponies.



Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Introduction/Buying a Small Horse or Pony

Lesson 2: Shelter for Your Horse/Pony

Lesson 3: Grass Management

Lesson 4: Safety and Equipment

Lessons 5 & 6: Handling Your Horse/Grooming and Shoeing

Lesson 7: Feeding and Diet

Lesson 8: Exercising Your Horse.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832.

Email Address:
[email protected]