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Applied Equine Welfare, Care & Behaviour

This course teaches you about horse welfare & the ethical implications of keeping horses. Meeting equines needs, providing them with natural, stimulating environments and re-considering our relationships with horses are all explored in this fascinating course.

What's included?

  • 6 Modules
  • 1 Certification
  • Expert tuition

Understand why welfare is important 
Learn natural and unnatural behaviours
Understand Anatomy & Physiology
Learn about evolution & domestication

Learn how poor welfare leads to behavioural problems
Find out why learning theory is important
Understand the ethical implications of our interactions with equids

Meet the instructor

Irene Perrett

Irene has a background in equine education, contributing to the development of professional equine courses and works with a range of horses and their guardians.  She has a particular interest in the rights of human and non-human others, engendering cohesive and empathic interspecies relationships.
Patrick Jones - Course author