Are you looking for interesting and challenging courses in husbandry, equitation, BHS training, equine massage, course building and natural horsemanship? Develop your equine skills and knowledge with these career-focused programmes that specialise in both rider and horse performance!

  • Courses from Level 1 through to MSc, including FdSc and BSc options
  • Highly experienced and qualified tutors
  • Innovative research in rider and equine performance
  • Sparsholt Riding Academy (linked to Level 3 courses)
  • BHS approved Equine Centre
  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2014
  • 94% student satisfaction for Higher Education (Top UK land-based college) NSS Data 2015

We have three outdoor arenas, a large indoor arena, horse-walker, cross country training route, have been awarded British Dressage Venue of the Year for two consecutive years and played host to the Australian Paralympic Equestrian team for pre-training for the 2012 Olympics.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students work with the industry to complete research using our onsite equipment such as ‘Pegasus’ for gait analysis. Foundation degree, Bachelor degree and Master’s degree students benefit from the extensive knowledge of our expert lecturing staff as they conduct research of their own to share with the HE community.

Looking for short courses? Please contact the Equine Centre directly on 01962 776895 for riding lessons and bespoke training needs. For pony parties and ‘own a pony’ days, book through the Equine Centre’s direct line too.