Horse health check

Challenge reference: 6027

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to check the health of a horse and give feedback on their findings.

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 carry out a health check on a horse and give verbal feedback with their findings.

  2. Be able to explain to someone else how they would carry out a health check on a horse.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Check all areas of the horse they feel appropriate for a health check
    • Give verbal feedback whilst doing the check
    • Create a labelled poster and clearly mark the areas on a horse that should be checked
    • List the signs of good health and ill health