XI. Certificate Programs

Kemptville Campus

Professional Horse Care Certificate

OCAS Program Code K112 One Semesters (12 wks., begins in January, May and September)

This 12 week program provides students with the knowledge and practical training to confidently provide the daily care of horses at show facilities, riding schools and equestrian training centres. Students develop basic horse-handling skills; learn to check the general health of a horse, treat minor injuries, maintain and repair facilities and apply safe and ethical practices with respect to overall horse health and welfare. Kemptville Campus's professional teaching environment and emphasis on hands-on training and essential employability skills prepares graduates for a wide range of entry level positions in Canada's horse industry.

Semester 1 - 12 weeks

CPHC*1401 Stable Management-180 hours
CPHC*1402 Equine Health And Welfare- 120 hours
CPHC*1403 Canadian Horse Industry-8 hours
CPHC*1404 Nutrition-8 hours
CPHC*1405 Horse Anatomy and Physiology-16 hours
CPHC*1406 Workplace Skills-16 hours
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1