Take a horse for an in-hand walk

Challenge reference: 5778

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

The learner will be able to safely take a horse on an in-walk.

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 halter and lead 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 how they identify the horse that they will take out
    • Demonstrate that they can select appropriate equipment to halter and lead a horse
    • Demonstrate approaching and haltering the horse in a manner which minimises risk
    • Demonstrate leading a horse from one location to another
    • Demonstrate safely releasing the horse safely on return
    • Explain why all gates and doors should be shut securely
    • Demonstrate cleaning and storing PPE and other equipment safely
    • Demonstrate maintenance of the health and safety of self, others, and animals during the activity