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Intermediate Diploma Int Dip Plus Equine Psychology & Behaviour (Code ID3) £408.00

Intermediate Diploma Int Dip Plus Equine Psychology & Behaviour (Code ID3) £408.00


Skill Level Skill Level = Further Education Level 2-3
No. of units/modules 16
Total Hours 350 / 650 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
Fee - In Full or Instalments Instalment option: UK Bank standing order only see dropdown arrow on right
For Paypal recurring payments see Entry requirements Please read carefully

Intermediate Diploma with specialist subject Equine Psychology & Behaviour – ID3

Intermediate Diplomas are combined course programmes attracting Subsidised Fees
Combines 3 courses in one enrolment £408

Comprehensive 3 course programme containing equine management Levels 1 & 2 & Specialist Course on Equine Psychology & Behaviour.  The Lingfield equine management courses are based on BHS Stages  theory. 

Used by many who are training on a part time basis to gain their theory knowledge.

  • Ideal for people with busy lives
  • Work at your own speed – in your own time
  • No fixed completion dates
  • Free friendly personal tutor on call throughout
  • Suitable for experienced people as well as the motivated, enthusiastic less experienced person.
  • Broaden your knowledge on horse behaviour in easy to read non text book language.

What’s in it for me?

Enrol now – immediate start.  Automated receipt of course files.  No waiting.

The practical session in Level 1 has been waived for all those reaching that topic and completing the course during the Covid 19 lockdown.

The benefits of this combined programme are:

Free personal tutor for every student.

Total flexibility to fit in with your family and your life.  No fixed completion dates.

Instalment option available – see dropdown list above Enrol.  Initial Payment via card.  Standing order set up via UK Bank account is required prior to activation.  Detailed form provided when you complete checkout of first instalment payment.

You have the confidence that the authors of these courses have BHS & ABRS professional qualifications and personal experience – they 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 currently runs a thriving professional equine physio practice.

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.

Levels 1 & 2 are based on the BHS professional Stages theory but more in depth.

  • Considered the most comprehensive equine care & management distance learning programme available in the UK at this level.
  • Level 1  is easy to read and wiz through if you are more experienced
  • Level 2 is an extensive total length and has more detail.

Check the fully detailed syllabus for each course below

  1. Level 1 Equine Care & Management
  2. Level 2 Equine Care & Management
  3. Specialist Course 3 covering Equine Psychology & Behaviour

Professionally produced by equine industry experts – yet with a friendly and informal, step by step approach to distance learning.

  • Flexibility to work at your own speed in your own time
  • Easy to read and easy to learn course material
  • Comprehensive up to date equine studies.
  • Ideal for experienced owners to refresh / update
  • The novice and less experienced will broaden their knowledge.
  • Take a break when life gets hectic – pick it up again when things are more settled
  • Immediate start via website – and yet No rush – no hassle
  • Totally flexible start if you wish – with no completion dates
  • Free one to one friendly tutor support throughout
  • Ongoing support after you complete your course.
  • Multiple interesting tasks and assignments with self assessment guides throughout.  To complete assignments you will require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • 16 modules
  • Optional final marked assignments for Certification & Diploma

READ MORE about the ID3 : Entry Requirements etc

Printable Syllabus with Course Fees


  • Introduction to horse 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 an individual enrolment (SC3)



Hannah Haskew  BHSAI, EEBWII, BSc(Hons), PgDip AM, PgDip VetPhys, MMAA, MNAVP

Short Course Tutor/Consultant.

Co-author and consultant for the Equine Psychology & Behaviour course.  Author of the Livery Yard Managers course.

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