“My time at Sparsholt gave me a fantastic grounding in horse management, providing me with essential skills that I use daily at the stud and many industry connections that I remain in contact with.”Oliver Nash, Level 3 Equine Studies
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!
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.
Stabling for up to 75 horses; Indoor arena (60 x 23m); Three outdoor arenas (60 x 30m; 60x 30m; 70 x 50m); Covered horse-walker; Cross country training field; Weigh bridge…
“Horses have always been a passion for me. I attained my BHSII whilst working in industry during which time I also competed in affiliated show jumping and dressage.”