Veterinary Medicine
Jaime Finch
the University of Surrey
Writtle University College

Writtle University College

Putting science into practice. An education for the real world.

About this Subject Spotlight

This Equine Performance Science Subject Spotlight will take you through the inner workings of horses and how science is used to make sure they're performing at their best, and remaining healthy. Along with background to what studying an equine course at Writtle University College is like, and answering some common questions that applicants like you usually have, you'll meet some of the many team members who would be with you when you join. Jaime will also dispel some common misconceptions about what it means to study equine.

This Subject Spotlight has some supporting documentation, which you can download here

Equine at Writtle University College

If you dream of working with horses, the practical courses at Writtle University College are the ideal way to begin your journey into the equine industry. You will enjoy extensive access to fantastic facilities at the specialist equine campus and learn alongside industry experts.

The Equine Training and Development Centre situated on Cow Watering Lane offers extensive facilities to optimise the student experience, including:

  • Around 70 Horses on campus
  • Equine Academy Centre
  • Three Indoor Riding Arenas (24m x 60m), (24m x 55m), (22m x 22m)
  • Oval Horse Walker
  • Mechanical Horse
  • Equine Water Treadmill
  • Therapy Barns
  • Outdoor Arena (20m x 60m)
  • Stabling for 92 horses
  • Semen collection area
  • Classrooms

The Equine course team includes industry experienced staff and practitioners in equine rehabilitation, behaviour, health science, nutrition, breeding, competition riders and UKCC coaches. Students at Writtle have access to a wide range of scientific technology and regularly present their research findings at international conferences - you could also assist in the rehabilitation and training of World Horse Welfare rescue horses. Writtle also run an Equine Academy to support talented competition riders.

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