Equine - Writtle University College




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The elite academy is now accepting applications for 2019 entry

Writtle University College is working together with the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC) to bring you specialist tuition and support from renowned equine behavioural scientists and industry accredited professionals.

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Writtle University College has an exclusive partnership with Equinenergy™ to produce excellence in equine and canine complementary health care education.

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If you dream of working with horses, our practical courses are the ideal way to begin your journey into the equine industry. You will enjoy extensive access to all of our facilities at our specialist equine campus and learn alongside industry experts.

Why you should study Equine at WUC...

  1. We have invested over £1.5million during 2017/18 in our equine facilities to enhance your hands-on access to specialist resources.

  2. We are the only UK institution to have our own bespoke equine stud facility on campus.

  3. Our facilities include two large indoor riding arenas, floodlit outdoor ménage, bespoke therapy barns, stables, water treadmill, solarium, round pen and oval horsewalker.

  4. Our course team includes industry-experienced staff and practitioners in Veterinary Physiotherapy, McTimoney Animal Therapy and United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) qualified coaches.

  5. You can study towards a professional massage qualification on the Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree, awarded by Equinenergy.

  6. You will benefit from our work with organisations like the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC) to bring specialist tuition and support during your Equine Behavioural Science degree.

  7. We have a wide range of scientific and technological equipment that is used to enhance taught sessions, as well as enabling you to conduct original research projects that are relevant to the industry.

  8. Our students' research findings have been presented at conferences such as the International Society of Equitation Science, the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare and the British Society of Animal Science.

  9. You will have the opportunity to work with World Horse Welfare, assisting in the rehabilitation and training of their rescue horses in preparation for re-homing.

  10. We create unique degrees in consultation with industry to ensure our course content remains relevant.