Check that a horse is healthy

Challenge reference: 5772

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to safely check that a horse is healthy.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to check for signs of health in a horse.

  2. Be able to work safely.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Explain why horses should be regularly checked for health
    • List two signs that would indicate that a horse is unwell
    • Demonstrate that they can prepare a horse for a health check
    • Demonstrate that they can do a basic health check on a horse
    • State two actions that can be taken for one sign of ill health
    • Demonstrate that they can release the horse safely after the health check
    • Demonstrate that they can use, clean, and store PPE and other equipment safely
    • Demonstrate that they can maintain the health and safety of self, others, and animals during the operation