Equido Level One
Equido Level 1 is a basic level in the Equido system and aims to provide a sound basis of all round knowledge concerning the training and care of horses. A person qualified in Equido Level 1 should be capable of taking care of horses at a supervisory level on a daily basis both stable and field kept and should have a sound knowledge of Points of the horse and colours, bedding and mucking out, basic health checks, field care, feeding, grooming, groundwork and handling, evolution of the eqine, shoeing and tack and clothing. They should be able to provide full technical and practical support for a rider and be able to work at a supervisory level. The qualification is made up of 10 modules of competence. There are no optional modules at this level and all 10 must be competed in order to achieve the full qualification.