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Brooksby Melton College

Study Equine With Brooksby Melton

Brooksby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE14 2LJ
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 and exams throughout the year.

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.

Our Facilities: 

  • Brooksby Equestrian Centre
  • 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 one 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: 

New for September 2021 FdSc and BSc in Equestrian Sports Coaching Science, Equine Rehabilitation and Performance and Equine Performance with Business (subject to validation/ approval*).

Our degrees are 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. 

Open Event Dates:

Thursday 21st January     Open Evening     17:00 – 20:00
Saturday 6th March          Open Day            10:00 – 13:00
Wednesday 28th April      Open Evening     17:30 – 19:30
Saturday 19th June           Open Day            10:00 – 13:00
Thursday 19th August      Open Evening     17:30 – 19:30

Book your place at www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk


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