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Sparsholt College Hampshire

Join The Equestrian Performance Experts

Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 2NF
T: 01962 776441

Job Type: Behaviour / Coaching / Equine Studies / Science / Sports & Performance / Therapy & Rehabilitation

Gold standard teaching and facilities

Join the Equestrian Performance Experts

With BHS highly commended facilities and a TEF GOLD AWARD for our University Centre you will learn from the best, in superb facilities.

Opened by Sir Mark Todd, our new Rider Performance Studio houses the very latest in simulator technology. The state-of-the-art Racewood Eventing Simulator will enable students to further expand their research in the growing field of rider performance, in addition to other industry‑relevant research. UCS is also the only demonstration and training centre in the South of England for Avansce Ltd’s Synchronicity rein analysis system.

A BHS-approved centre - we also have;

  • Three outdoor arenas
  • A large indoor arena
  • Cross country training route
  • Full size equine skeleton
  • Heart rate monitors
  • ETB Pegasus Gaitsmart System
  • High speed camera
  • Fully-equipped laboratories
  • Biometrics EMG analysis system
  • Quintic biomechanical analysis software
  • Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Eight stables equipped with InfraRed cameras for behavioural observations
  • Six remote behavioural sensors
  • Equisense motion detectors

Find out more about our facilities https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/ucs-equine-facilties/

University Courses:

On our Equestrian Science and Performance Management degree courses we combine professional teaching in our BHS-approved Avansce-accredited Demonstration and Training Equine Centre with cutting-edge teaching resources and expert staff. University Centre Sparsholt team are all BHS qualified and Avansce-accredited and bring their extensive industry experience. Students are encouraged and supported to undertake their own industry-relevant research, and our staff and students present their research at industry conferences and events.

FdSc Equestrian Performance Management

BSc (Hons) Equestrian Performance Management full-time

BSc (Hons) Equestrian Performance Management Top-up

BSc (Hons) Equine Science Degree full-time

BSc (Hons) Equine Science Degree Top-up

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training full-time

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training part-time


College Courses:

Equine Studies Level 3 (Riding and non-riding pathways available)

Equine Care – Level 2 Technical Certificate 

Equine Studies – Level 1 (Riding and Non-Riding Pathways Available)  


Level 2 Apprenticeship in Equine Studies – Horse Care

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Equine Studies – Horse Care

Apply now and follow your passion into a career! 

Open Days

Come and meet our experts and discuss studying at Sparsholt. Tutors from all subject areas as well as student support, transport, finance and accommodation will be available to answer your questions and provide information about courses and student life.



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