Want to transform your passion into your career? Reaseheath is the place for you.

Based at our Equestrian Centre, which has all the facilities you would expect at a professional training centre, you will be taught by our knowledgeable experienced and supportive staff, many with elite industry experience.

You’ll be in an ideal position to get a great job in the industry after you’ve gained your qualification, thanks to our close links with employers and industry mentors. Their input into our courses ensures that you gain the relevant technical skills and knowledge you’ll need to stand out in the jobs market. You’ll also gain great experience through work placements, industry placements and study tours.

As well as learning about horse management you can choose to focus on equine science, genetics, business management, rural events management or equitation, so you will have lots of career choices. Some of our students have gone on to become international grooms or equine physiotherapists – or have even come back as lecturers!

You can also pick up top tips from visiting international stars like behaviourists Monty Roberts and Richard Maxwell, dressage riders Maria Eilberg and Gareth Hughes, show jumpers Ben Maher and Geoff Billington, event riders Paul Tapner and Michael Owen and Olympic course designer Bob Ellis.

Further Education Equine courses
Croft End Equestrian Centre

Thanks to a successful partnership between Reaseheath Equestrian Centre and Croft End Equestrian Centre, students in Lancashire now have the chance to study closer to home.

Higher Education Equine courses
Meet the horses


16.1hh Bay Gelding

Renn is a 13 year old Dutch Warmblood. In his previous life, Renn show jumped and is a very capable jumping horse as well as working at Medium level dressage. A very cheeky character with a great sense of humour, Renn was star of the show at one of our Gillian Higgins ‘Horses Inside Out’ lecture demonstrations.


15.3hh Grey Mare

Owned by the college, Ice is a really good all rounder. She loves to jump and participates in all equitation sessions as well as being an excellent lunge horse. Ice has starred in a number of events at the Reaseheath Equestrian Centre, including the Countryfile programme filmed at the college with Adam Henson and a Natural Horsemanship lecture demonstration with Monty Roberts and Kelly Marks.

Other course areas

Career Options

Some of the exciting careers options available in the Equine industry include…

  • Equine veterinary nurse
  • Work in the performance horse industry
  • Lecture or instructor
  • Nutritional consultant
  • Event or business manager