Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 1

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Practical 1 x 3 hour practical/lecture per week


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Yard Plan assignment. Outcomes assessed: 2, 3, 4  60%
Semester Exam 1.5 Hours   Outcomes assessed: 1  40%
Supplementary Assessment Candidates must re-take the element(s) of assessment that led to failing the module  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

Outcome 1
In-depth study of general management principles and techniques.

Outcome 2
Investigate practical ways to prevent disease in the horse.

Outcome 3
Investigate and demonstrate aspects of management and preparation for various kinds of work.

Outcome 4
Evaluate different yard layouts and facilities for horses.

Brief description

This module will provide in-depth study of stable management, building upon the skills learnt in Horsemastership 1, and experience gained in Work Experience Placement.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Communication Writing skills will be developed through the assignment.
Information Technology It is expected that students will use word processing and image manipulation packages in presenting the yard plan.
Problem solving Developed by the assignment. Students are required to draw up a plan for an equine yard, taking into account all practical aspects of running a yard.

Reading List

Auty, I (ed) (2001) BHS Manual of Equitation Primo search Auty, I (ed) (1998) The BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management Kenilworth press Primo search Davies, Z (1995) Care of the horse at grass Batsford Ltd Primo search Hartley Edwards, E (1990) Bitting in theory and practice J A Allen Primo search Hartley Edwards, E (1990) The saddle in theory and practice J A Allen Primo search Hartley Edwards, E (1990) Training aids in theory and practice J A Allen Primo search Holstein G and Kidd J (translation) (1985) The complete riding and driving system; the principles of riding. The official instruction book of the German National Equestrian Federation Threshold Books Primo search Houghton Brown J, Powell Smith V and Pilliner S (1997) Horse and stable management - incorporating horse care 3rd Blackwell Science Primo search Lorison-Clarke J (1993) Lungeing and long-reining Kenilworth Press Primo search Loving N S and Johnston A M (1993) Veterinary manual for the performance horse Blackwell Science Primo search Reed H and Redhead J (1996) Stage 1 Riding and Stable Management; Stage 2 Riding and Stable Management including the Riding and Road Safety Test Nova Publications Primo search Rose M (1997) Horsemaster's notebook 4th Kenilworth Press Primo search Ross, E (1992) School exercises for flatwork and jumping Kenilworth Press Primo search


This module is at CQFW Level 5