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1. Mythbusting and an introduction to equine
2. Practical demonstrations
3. Round up
4. Biomechanics & Technology
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Veterinary Science
Jaime Finch
the University of Surrey
Writtle University College
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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.

Jaime Finch
Writtle University College
Veterinary Science

Writtle University College

Writtle University College is a specialist education facility founded in 1893 that offers courses in land, animal and sport based subjects. The university college is located in the village of Writtle just outside of the city of Chelmsford, Essex. Writtle features a countryside estate, spanning around 150 hectares with a wide range of facilities including a working farm, equine development and training centre, canine therapy unit, pet behaviour and training centre, and a new centre for sport and health amongst many others.

Writtle offers a supportive environment where students are taught in small cohorts. With around 400 rooms for over 18s on campus, it provides an ideal place to live, study and socialise.

Meet the academic

Jaime Finch

Jaime Finch is head of Equine Science and Senior HE Lecturer in Equine at Writtle University College. Jaime's expertise ranges from equine nutrition and young horse production to equitation science, digital marketing and brand management, event management, academic and practical husbandry skills, and business consultancy. Jaime is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and holds MSc in Applied Equine Science and a PG Cert in Higher Education Practice.

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