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To achieve Unit 1: Stage 4 Senior Care you will need to demonstrate the practical skills and knowledge required to care for and manage a range of horses.

This unit will assess your considerable skills and experience looking for thorough knowledge within your discussions in addition to technical competence.

You will:

  • Select, fit and evaluate a range of specialist tack
  • Understand the principles of nutrition, fittening and horse physiology
  • Demonstrate how to assess the conformation and health of horses
  • Understand how to care for different groups of horses
  • Understand the foaling process and the care of mares, foals and young stock