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)
Horse as an animal
Why do we need to understand horses better? In order for us to be able to care for our horses as well as possible, it is important that we understand the animal we are dealing with. We must take time to learn about the animal and its behaviour and natural needs in the wild if we are to offer it a good life in captivity. This is what the first lessons are about!
How to care for a horse
Now that we understand what horse is like as an animal in the wild, we can start thinking about how we should be caring for them in captivity. This section will cover all the basics regarding horse care and give you the confidence to look after your own horses well.
How do horses learn
In order for us to co-exist with our horses, we must be able to train them. How do horses learn and whats the kindest, fastest and science based way to train them? You will find out in this section!
Equine emergencies and First Aid
As a horse owner, you must be able to tell when your horse is not well. In this section you will learn about the most common illnesses and how to deal with an equine emergency.
- Lesson 19 – How to tell if a horse is unwell
- Lesson 20 – Colic
- Lesson 21 – Choke
- Lesson 22 – Hoof Abcess
- Lesson 23 – Wounds
- Lesson 24 – How to keep your horse healthy
- Lesson 26 – First Aid Kit for horses
- Lesson 27 – How to tell if my horses is too skinny or too fat
- Illnesses and First Aid – Test Your Knowledge
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