Practising Certificate in Equine Nutrition


Having an understanding of equine nutrition as it pertains to a specific horse’s needs at its various stages of life is vital for the horse to survive and thrive. This course has been formulated by Jane Myers MSc (Equine) who is Co-author of the well-known Australian book “Horse Sense” (2nd edition) and is the sole author of “Managing horses on Small Properties” and ”Horse Safe”. Jane has completed much research on Equine behaviour and is passionate about the care and welfare of horses.

Subjects covered in the certificate are;

  • Principles of feeding horses
  • How horses digest food
  • Major nutrients in horse feeds
  • Nutrient requirements of horses
  • Formulating ratios for horses
  • Supplementation
  • Feeds for horses
  • Anti nutritional factors in horse feed
  • Poisonous plants
  • Nutrient composition

Booking Options:

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Course Information

Investment: $1,895 - Current New Year 2017 Course Package Combo is available - receive 50% of the Pasture Management Certificate
Payment Plan: 30% deposit add 15% administration and balance paid over 4 months
Course Dates: There are no intake dates for distance learning courses. You can commence at anytime during the year.
Course Duration: Course is to be completed within 12 months part time from enrolment
Delivery Mode: Distance education
Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for this course
Assessment: Assessment via assignments
Course Materials All texts and notes are included in the price
Accreditation:   Graduates are eligible to join the Small Animal and Equine Naturopathic Association as a full member