Certificate in Equine Psychology Online Course

Learn About Equine Behaviour


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Learn About Equine Behaviour 

This comprehensive and insightful course will teach you everything that you need to know about equine behaviour and how horses learn.

If you allow it, this course will dramatically change how you perceive, interact, manage and train horses.

This course was created using our writer’s years of professional experience of horse training and the most up to date scientific researches.

The sciences used to create this course includes:

  • Ethology (the study of natural behaviour)
  • Psychology (the study of the mind and it’s functions)
  • Neuroscience (the study of the structure and function of the nervous system and brain)
  • Biology (the study of physiology and anatomy)

Who would benefit from the course?

Designed for horse owners and equine professionals alike this course is ideal for those that either look after horses or those that would like to learn more about the behaviour of these wonderful animals and how they learn.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of the equine psychology
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Certificate in Equine Psychology Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading equine psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

 

Module 1 - Evolution of the Horse and Behaviour

  • Part 1: Evolution and domestication
  • Part 2: Why horses live in groups
  • Part 3: Hierarchy and dominance
  • Part 4: The key needs of the horse
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Communication

  • Part 1: Communication
  • Part 2: Noses and mouths
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Reproduction and Stallion Behaviour

  • Part 1: Reproduction
  • Part 2: Breeding in the domestic environment
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Behaviour of the Young Horse

  • Part 1: Life before birth
  • Part 2: Weaning
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Learning Theory

  • Part 1: Habituation, desensitisation and sensitisation
  • Part 2: Natural vs. Contrived Negative Reinforcement
  • Part 3: Aversive-based training
  • Part 4: Analysing a training scenario using science
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Horse/Human Relationship

  • Part 1: Enhancing horse / human relationship
  • Part 2: Changing the way we interact with horses
  • Part 3: Communication through symbols
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Equine Behaviour in the Managed Evironment

  • Part 1: Welfare of the domesticated horse
  • Part 2: Abnormal behaviours
  • Part 3: Enriching the life and meeting the needs of the domesticated horse
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Training Horses using Humane, Science-based Methods

  • Part 1: The handler toolbox
  • Part 2: Techniques to obtain desired behaviours
  • Part 3: Training sessions
  • Part 4: Putting a behaviour on cue
  • Part 5: How to teach your horse to target with his nose
  • Part 6: How to teach your horse to back up
  • Part 7: How to teach your horse to walk over something
  • Part 8: How to help your horse overcome separation anxiety
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn About Equine Behaviour 

This comprehensive and insightful course will teach you everything that you need to know about equine behaviour and how horses learn.

If you allow it, this course will dramatically change how you perceive, interact, manage and train horses.

This course was created using our writer’s years of professional experience of horse training and the most up to date scientific researches.

The sciences used to create this course includes:

  • Ethology (the study of natural behaviour)
  • Psychology (the study of the mind and it’s functions)
  • Neuroscience (the study of the structure and function of the nervous system and brain)
  • Biology (the study of physiology and anatomy)

Who would benefit from the course?

Designed for horse owners and equine professionals alike this course is ideal for those that either look after horses or those that would like to learn more about the behaviour of these wonderful animals and how they learn.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of the equine psychology
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Certificate in Equine Psychology Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading equine psychology experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

 

Module 1 - Evolution of the Horse and Behaviour

  • Part 1: Evolution and domestication
  • Part 2: Why horses live in groups
  • Part 3: Hierarchy and dominance
  • Part 4: The key needs of the horse
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Communication

  • Part 1: Communication
  • Part 2: Noses and mouths
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Reproduction and Stallion Behaviour

  • Part 1: Reproduction
  • Part 2: Breeding in the domestic environment
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Behaviour of the Young Horse

  • Part 1: Life before birth
  • Part 2: Weaning
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Learning Theory

  • Part 1: Habituation, desensitisation and sensitisation
  • Part 2: Natural vs. Contrived Negative Reinforcement
  • Part 3: Aversive-based training
  • Part 4: Analysing a training scenario using science
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Horse/Human Relationship

  • Part 1: Enhancing horse / human relationship
  • Part 2: Changing the way we interact with horses
  • Part 3: Communication through symbols
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Equine Behaviour in the Managed Evironment

  • Part 1: Welfare of the domesticated horse
  • Part 2: Abnormal behaviours
  • Part 3: Enriching the life and meeting the needs of the domesticated horse
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Training Horses using Humane, Science-based Methods

  • Part 1: The handler toolbox
  • Part 2: Techniques to obtain desired behaviours
  • Part 3: Training sessions
  • Part 4: Putting a behaviour on cue
  • Part 5: How to teach your horse to target with his nose
  • Part 6: How to teach your horse to back up
  • Part 7: How to teach your horse to walk over something
  • Part 8: How to help your horse overcome separation anxiety
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE94
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access-Study at your own pace
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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