East Durham College Equine Careers & Courses
We can offer all you would need to help you pursue a career in the equine industry. In the UK the equine industry is massive, with a turnover in the region of £1b per year. There’s so many options too, from racing, driving and endurance to dressage, horse trials and show – with East Durham College’s range of equine courses and incredible equine facilities, this is the perfect place to start your equine career. See below for a list of potential career routes for equine students, as well as East Durham College’s range of equine courses.the courses that will get you there
Start your career outside with an equine course from East Durham College. We currently offer the following equine courses at our Houghall campus in Durham.
Equine Courses at East Durham College
City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies (Horse Care)Full-Time
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in EquineFull-Time
City and Guilds Entry 3 Diploma in Skills for Working Life (Equine)Full-Time
City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine ManagementPart-Time
We have a range of events including open days and taster sessions that allow students to experience life at college. Here are three of our upcoming events.View All Events
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I’ve always loved horses, so the chance to make a career caring for them was something I jumped at the chance for. I’ve loved my time at Houghall.
You have to really see the facilities to believe how good they really are. My favourite parts are the indoor arena and the menage for show jumping.
Our Houghall Campus, in Durham, is a leading provider of land-based training and education in the North and has recently undergone an exciting £13.25 million redevelopment. As part of the redevelopment, a brand new equine centre was opened and includes:View all facilities
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Where Will a Land-Based Course Take You?
Houghall gives you all of the tuition and facilities you need to pursue your dream career outside.