Course type:

Level 3 Extended Diploma Equine Business

If you want to gain a detailed academic knowledge and an in-depth understanding of horse management and business through both theory-based and practical sessions, this course is ideal for you.

What you'll study

You'll study both pure business and equine related units, giving you the specialised knowledge needed to pursue a range of careers.

Industry experience

You're also required to complete a period of work experience at an external placement, throughout the year and as a block, as well as having the opportunity to assist in the running of our commercial equine competitions.

Career and education opportunities

Successful completion of this programme will allow you to progress onto higher education.

Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements all over the world, helping them open doors to their dream careers.

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

2 Year
2 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma Equine Management

Why study Equine at Hartpury College?

Hartpury’s world-class equine facilities are used not only for formal learning but also for work experience, including at our own commercial Equine Therapy Centre and in our events department, supporting our international showpiece events and other high quality competitions, with the chance to work with some of the stars of the equine world. Many students also complete work placements out in industry, including at top yards and riding centres and in marketing and commercial roles.

Two students riding their horses at Hartpury

A Levels or a Diploma?

Are you unsure about whether A Levels or a BTEC Diploma are the right choice for you? Find out the key differences and which qualification would best suit your learning style and your career and further study ambitions on our dedicated page.

Find out more