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Brooksby Melton College

Study Equine With Brooksby Melton

Ashfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0HJ
T: 01664 850850

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

Whether you are interested in Equine Nutrition, Coaching or Rehabilitation there is something for everyone at Brooksby Melton College. We will give you the relevant knowledge, understanding and practical skills necessary to be career ready at the end of your study programme. All aspects of the courses are delivered at our Brooksby campus, where you can access a range of horses, and state-of-the-art facilities such as the Brooksby Equine Rehabilitation Centre. We are a British Horse Society Approved Training Centre, Riding Centre and Facility Centre and we run training courses and BHS exams throughout the year from BHS Stage one up BHS Stage 4 including the teaching exams and Ride Safe. 

Positioned in the heart of Leicestershire’s equestrian community we attract students from all over the UK. Our courses are timetabled so that students experience a multidimensional approach to their study including dissections, practical demonstrations, work experience, lectures, charity competitions and much much more. We also take advantage of our location by going on course relevant trips such as visiting Leicester races, Vale View Competition Centre, Blue Cross, Newmarket and Burghley Horse Trials. 

We have an exceptional teaching team who have knowledge in a variety of specialisms from rehabilitation and massage to equine nutrition, coaching and events management. Our area also has high quality employability links with industry specialists such as International Eventers and Showjumpers, Carriage Drivers, Racing yards and Riding Schools supporting our students’ progress into employment.  

Brooksby Melton College is a specialist Further and Higher Education college situated in the heart of Leicestershire. The college has recently undergone a £27.7 million investment across both campuses, ensuring that students spend their time working in excellent facilities. For the fourth year running, the National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs) have placed BMC as the best performing college in the East Midlands for 16-18 year old learners studying at Level 3 (National Achievement Rate Tables 17/18). 

Our Facilities: 

  • Brooksby Equestion Centre – our nationally-renowned, commercially-managed competition and training venue.
  • Commerically active Equine Rehabilitation Centre which houses our; Activo Med Aqua Treadmill, Maxuss Solarium, Equi Shower, Weigh Bridge and Racewood Riding Simulator.
  • A wide range of horses available for all abilities.
  • Science laboratories and specialist classrooms.
  • Two indoor and two outdoor arenas.
  • Benefit from working with other course areas, such as Animal Management and Sports Science.
  • 850-acre Brooksby Estate, including a working farm.
  • On-site accommodation available for students studying Equine and other Land-Based courses, as well as livery options.
  • BHS training (we currently have a 100% pass rate for 2019!) 

FE Courses: 

Brooksby Melton College’s Further Education Equine courses provide a unique learning experience, with a focus on preparing equestrian riders and non-riders for future success within the industry. 

Students benefit from expert tuition from event riders, dressage judges and highly qualified and experienced coaches. We offer our students a range of equine courses, including Level 2 Horse Care and Level 3 Equine Management as we are committed to developing your skills and knowledge to levels which frequently exceed the increasing requirements of employers in the industry. 

Level 2 Horse Care

Level 3 Equine Management (1 Year)

Level 3 Equine Management (2 Years)

HE Courses: 

Our Equine Performance Science degree is accredited by the University of East Anglia (UEA), giving students opportunities to increase knowledge and understanding of the equine athlete and the equestrian industry, through a mixture of practical’s, formal lectures and seminars. The college have a multitude of industry links, integrating work based learning with higher education and is suitable both for students planning to work with horses and for students looking for a rounded graduate education in an interesting and challenging subject area. The courses offers significant scientific modules, in order to give graduates a multifaceted programme of study ensuring they reach the level of academia and understanding often asked for in graduate job roles. 

FdSc Equine Performance Science

BSc (Hons) Equine Performance Science (Top-Up)   

Open Events at Brooksby: 

If you are keen to find out more, visit us on one of our open days or book onto a taster day where you can meet the horses, see the facilities in use and chat with our highly qualified team. 

Thursday 23rd January    Open Evening                                    17:30 – 19:30 

Saturday 7th March          Open Day & Taster Sessions         09:00 – 13:00 

Wednesday 29th April     Open Evening                                    17:30 – 19:30 

Saturday 13th June           Open Day & Taster Sessions         09:00 – 13:00 

Thursday 20th August     Open Evening                                    16:00 – 18:00 

Book your place at www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk/events


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