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Horse Owner 101 – Extensive course in basic horse care


This online course is designed for new horse owners or those who are interested to learn how to care for horses in a natural way. Covering everything from horse as an animal to basic needs and behaviour, this extensive course will teach you everything you need to know to confidently care for your own horse.

Have you been thinking about bringing your horse home, but worry about not knowing how to look after your horse by yourself? Then this course is for you!

Students of this course also get invited to a closed Facebook group for continued support. The group is called Horse Owners 101 – Study Group. It will host a weekly live Q&A session, free lectures and useful material for you to further develop your knowledge. Students are invited to post their questions and participate in group conversations.

You will also have access to an extensive collection of resources to find more reliable information about training, feeding and caring for horses in a natural, ethical, holistic way.

Horse Owner 101 course is also run as a live workshop at Country Quest Portugal over two very intensive study days.

After you have enrolled in the course, you will also receive a free PDF copy of all the course material by email. (60 pages)


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Pia Saari is the founder and owner of Country Quest Portugal. Throughout her life she has gathered extensive experience with horses in many different ways. She has worked with horses professionally in riding schools, livery yards and racing stables. She has worked in horse rescue and helped numerous horses recover from severe physical and mental negligence. She has studied equine ethology and psychology, learning theory and many other subjects relating to horses. Country Quest Portugal has a mission and a vision to make the world a better place for horses - sharing knowledge by an online course is a very important part of this mission. The course is priced low to make it accessible for everyone who wants to learn how to better care for their horses.