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Distance Learning Breeding Course – One intake per calendar year (Spring/early Summer), over a six week period. The course handbook covers decision making and husbandry from the time one decides to breed the mare until the foal is weaned. The course also involves an accompanying assignment to support learning and one full day on farm (usually at the end of the six week period).

For more information or to express interest in the course contact the tutor, Wendy Conlon:

Phone: 087 9879083; 091 845291; E-Mail: wendy.conlon@teagasc.ie

Equine Marketing Courses for beginners

This course includes use of social media, video, photography and websites in marketing horses. Location of courses will be dependent on local interest. All enquiries to Declan McArdle (087) 6831876;  declan.mcardle@teagasc.ie

Horsemanship Skills Course

Horsemanship skills courses are scheduled according to levels of interest. Participants will be shown basic handling, how to show a horse in hand, lunge a horse on the flat and over a fence and loose school a young horse. This is a hands-on course and participants are required to bring their own horse (no entire males or horses under three years of age). All enquiries to Declan McArdle (087) 6831876 declan.mcardle@teagasc.ie