Equine Courses in Hertfordshire

The Equestrian Department prides itself on producing quality students who are highly trained, motivated and able to progress into employment or onto Higher Education.

Equine courses at Oaklands cover a variety of levels, giving our students an opportunity to progress and improve skills in horse care, equine management and horse riding.

Our students gain practical knowledge taking advantage of our excellent on-site facilities, which include:

  • A range of horses available for students
  • Modern stabling for up to 30 horses
  • A solarium and horse walker
  • Indoor and outdoor areas
  • Extensive paddocks, grazing areas and a four mile hacking track
  • a wide selection of show jumps and cross-country fences

We are an established examination centre for the British Horse Society as well as an approved Where to Train centre and competition venue. The Equine Centre was also accredited as an official training ground for London 2012.

Our centre regularly holds unaffiliated and affiliated equine events, including: Show Jumping, Dressage and Riding Club competitions which our students are encouraged to take part in.

All of our full time programmes include opportunities to support and enhance your learning so that you can achieve your goals and ambitions. Students enrol on a Study Programme which individualises their education whilst enhancing their employability skills. A Study programme is made up of four key elements which includes a main vocational qualification, the development of English and maths through the study of GCSEs or Functional Skills, Work-related learning through work experience and Personal Development Reviews.

Find a course to suit you from the list below. If you get stuck, don’t worry, help is at hand just call us on 01727 737000 or email

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 2Full Level 2
  • SSt Albans Campus
  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus