Katy progressed to study her degree at Northumberland College after completing a Level 3 in Horse Management. She has praised the supportive staff and exciting field trips, and hopes to move into the equine industry full-time.

FdSC Equestrian Performance & Coaching.

I previously completed a Level 3 Horse Management then progressed to the foundation degree and now on my final year.

The location of the campus and the lecturers.

How supportive the staff are.

How supportive, understanding and helpful they are.

Fun, challenging and engaging.

The trips to the vets and clinics, as they gave us the opportunity to meet more professionals in the field and offered an exciting method of learning. The trips to external competitions were also beneficial to see riders at higher levels and an exciting day out.

The freedom we were given with the horses and opportunities to organise our own events.

To keep pushing myself and have more confidence in my abilities.

Yes, I would definitely recommend Northumberland College as it offers a wide range of current and relevant equestrian theory that is used in the industry today.

Finishing my final year then go on to work in industry full time.

It has expanded my knowledge more than expected and enabled me to progress my riding ability as well as my self- confidence.

It was an unforgettable experience which has taught me so much throughout the years and has helped me become the equestrian I am today.

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