Specialist Course (SC3) Equine Psychology & Behaviour
|Skill Level||Skill Level 2|
|Number of units/modules||2|
|Total Hours||25 / 45 - dependent on student input|
|Course Duration||Totally flexible - no completion dates. Contact required periodically to maintain an active course.|
|No Attendance or Study Weeks required||Conducted by home study + ability to access to horses locally|
Equine Psychology and Behaviour
Also available as a part of the The Intermediate Diploma (Psychology)
- Work at your own speed – in your own time
- No fixed completion dates
- Friendly one to one personal tutor available throughout
This is an equine psychology course providing the theoretical skills to underpin natural horsemanship and alternative horsemanship methods and related topics.
Provides in-depth detail of equine psychology & behaviour with practical and written assignments resulting in a much greater insight, knowledge and understanding of how horses read us and how their minds work.
It is one of the most popular subjects for those with a modern approach to horsemanhip and management. Understanding equine psychology and behaviour is the modern approach to working with horses
The course will enable riders and owners to better understand and handle their horses and arm them with the skills required to approach problem behaviour in the correct manner. You will be amazed at how much you learn and how much you took for granted.
- It offers free tutor support and approximately 25-35 hours of study time – depending on student input.
- 2 modules
- Multiple learning tasks and assignments.
- Self assessment, research projects
- Optional final assignment for Certification (tutor assessed)
- Your tutor provides feedback and support – plenty of help therefore if you want a certificate.
- Admin fee for optional tutor assessed assignments £15 / £19 Paypal/overseas
- This course fee will be subsidised by Lingfield Correspondence for the near future.
Option to achieve Certificate on completion:
- Specialist course Certificate ‘Equine Psychology and Behaviour’
What’s in it for me?
Equine Psychology & Behaviour is our most popular course – it provides theoretical skills to underpin natural horsemanship and alternative horsemanship methods and related topics. Provides in-depth detail of equine behaviour with practical and written assignments resulting in a much greater insight, knowledge and understanding of how horses read us and how their mind works.
Enrol now – immediate start. Automated receipt of course files. No waiting.
The benefits of this combined programme are:
- Total flexibility to fit in with your family and your life.
- No fixed completion dates.
- Immediate start with full payment
- Free tutor support
- Instalments available *Via UK Bank accounts only.
- Standing order set up is required prior to activation. Detailed form is provided when you complete checkout of first instalment payment.
You have the confidence that the author of this course has BHS professional qualifications and personal experience. All our tutors have been there and done it – they speak from experience. The Equine Behaviour course author and tutor Hannah, is a BHS instructor with a broad range of experience in running yards and training horses and riders.
Hannah Haskew gained an BSc in Equine Science with a Psychology speciality and won the Eqvalan Thesis of the Year award in 2003. For her Masters Project Hannah researched the use of Kinesio Tape on horses hocks to see it could encourage greater flexion. Hannah runs a practice in Derbyshire and is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist.
You also have security in the knowledge that Lingfield Correspondence has been a professional BHS based Training Provider since 1996.
NOTE: When used as part of the Intermediate Diploma programme (ID3), provides the majority of the theory for Stage 1 & 2. ID’s offer subsidised fees & option of 4 certificates.
Tutor: Hannah Haskew
- Introduction to horse psychology and behaviour
- Suggested reading
- The importance of freedom and turnout
- Behaviour of a wild herd
- A horse’s reaction to fear
- Horses and stress – what it means & what it does
- The horses senses and body language
- The horse’s mind
- How horses learn
- Reinforcement – positive and negative
- Communicating with the horse – the how and why.
- “Problem” horses – what are they – why are they – what to do.
- General care and safety relating to psychology and stress
- What are “Horse Training” “Horse Training” and “Natural Horsemanship”?
- This course provides an ideal stepping stone as an approach to natural horsemanship methods
This course is also available as one element of the Intermediate Diploma (Psych) programme – ID3
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