CAFRE Part time equine courses 2015

  • 6 January 2015, 09:22

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) have launched their programme of Equine short courses for the beginning of 2015. These courses have something for everyone wishing to learn more about horses.

Online Equine Health

A free online workshop covering Equine Health will be delivered in an interactive webinar beginning on 21st January 2015. The workshop will be a repeat of the course which was run at the beginning of 2014 and will run over three weeks. Subjects covered include internal equine anatomy, signs of good and poor health and wounds and their treatment. Participants can access the lectures at any time during their scheduled week.  Upon completion of the course all participants will gain a certificate of completion from CAFRE. Enrol online at and click on Equine. Access to the internet will be necessary for this course.


  Course Date Enrolment Deadline
Introduction to Equine Health 21st January 2015 14th January 2015


Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care is an accredited course which will run over 8 weeks at Greenmount Campus, Antrim. This is a theory based course which will cover aspects of horse care including Feeding & Watering, Horse Health and Welfare, Fitting Horse Clothing such as tack, rugs and stable bandages, Health & Safety when working with horses and Employment Rights and Responsibilities. The course will run on a Wednesday evening starting on Wednesday 4th February from 7:15 to 9:15 pm. The course is suitable for anyone over 16 years of age, wishing to improve their knowledge of horses and stable management and will be particularly valuable to anyone working in the equine industry to enhance their knowledge. There will be a one off exam registration fee of £50. Enrol online at and click on Equine or for more information email

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