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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
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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.

  • Lingfield – the friendly distance learning group! 
  • A professional and trusted training group first established as a distance learning provider in 1996, a leader in the field.

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 on full payment.  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.

Benefits of this combined programme:

  1. It is offered by Lingfield – the friendly equine distance learning group.
  2. It provides a specialist feeding and nutrition course as well as an all round equine management programme with a holistic approach to caring for horses.
  3. It offers an easy to read non text book approach to learning.

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.

  • Comprehensive up to date equine studies
  • Easy to read and easy to learn course material
  • Flexibility to work at your own speed in your own time
  • Ideal for experienced owners to refresh, update and upskill
  • For the less experienced it will broaden and expand your knowledge
  • Take a break when life gets hectic – pick it up again when things are more settled


  • No rush – no hassle
  • Ongoing support after you complete your course.
  • 16 modules
  • Interesting tasks, assignments & self assessment guides.
  • Optional final marked assignments for Certification & Diploma
  • To complete assignments use the free app Adobe Acrobat Reader.

The Equine Psychology & Behaviour course author and tutor Hannah Haskew, is a BHS instructor with a broad range of experience in running yards and training horses and riders. Hannah has been producing Lingfield specialist Equine Distance Learning courses since 2006 and a consultant for Training Provider Lingfield Correspondence since 2005.

Having initially gained her professional BHS coaching qualifications and a BSc in Equine Science, Hannah continue to study and train alongside her work.  Her studies culminated in a thriving professional Veterinary Equine Physio practice in Derbyshire which is her true career path whilst still consulting for Lingfield and supporting and mentoring her Lingfield students.

Lingfield Correspondence has been a professional BHS based Training Provider since 1996 and tutors work independently from their home base.  Most have been part of the Lingfield Instructor Group for a number of years and most continue to train and improved their skillset.  You therefore, have the confidence that the authors of these courses have BHS & ABRS professional qualifications or RCVS qualifications alongside their personal experience – they have all been there and done it – they speak from experience.

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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