I've decided i will get some formal horse qualifications at long last

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        02-25-2011, 07:16 AM
    I've decided i will get some formal horse qualifications at long last

    I have been around horses all my life but not ridden all my life. I've been getting back into it for a couple of years now and when I left school at 16 I wanted to go on and do an equine course but unfortunately my parents couldn't afford the fees so I went into secretarial work. I have always been unfulfilled in my career and due to life circumstances I now have the funds at 27 years old to be able to do an equine course so I have decided that I am going to do a distance learning course as I still need to work and look after my little girl. Along with the distance learning course I am working at the weekends for a freelance instructor looking after her horses and hopefully combining the two will give me a good foundation. I'm still not sure what I want to do in the equine industry but it's a start. I'm so excited would love to hear from anyone who is an adult student doing this kind of thing or just anyone in general who is studying equine. Just thought I would share with you guys! As my non horsey friends were like 'oh really' what do they mean 'oh really' this is the most excited i've felt in a long time
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        02-25-2011, 08:46 AM
    Go for it!!!!
        02-25-2011, 11:00 AM
    Thanks TB, my instructor says I have the bit between my teeth lol
        02-25-2011, 11:15 AM
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    Originally Posted by netty83    
    thanks TB, my instructor says I have the bit between my teeth lol
    Your instructor is hilarious

    Good luck!
        02-25-2011, 12:03 PM
    Thanks S it makes me laugh everytime she says it. I guess it's because when I get an idea I want to go full steam ahead and get my head down and away I go lol.
        02-25-2011, 12:23 PM
    Good luck i'm sure you will have so much fun. I've also kicked my but in to gear and applied to do a farrier course. It's only taken my 5 years to get a grip haha
        02-25-2011, 12:28 PM
    Hey whiskey, Are they really long courses? I think someone I was talking to recently said they were around 4-5 years before you qualify? Well done you! You will be in great demand, not many farriers round this area. Good luck and keep us posted.

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