CIMSPA CPD (Continued Professional Development) Points
All Level 1 eLearning courses below have been awarded 1½ CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) CPD points. The CIMSPA logo will appear on your certificate once you have completed and passed the eLearning course. 

We have other eLearning courses which are currently in development. Please check back soon to enhance your learning and development with these courses.

Courses and Resources

LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN WORK BASED RACEHORSE CARE AND RIDING KNOWLEDGE CHECK - QUIZ 2

The purpose of this quiz is to enable you to check your long term memory covering the knowledge requirements within the Level 1 Diploma so that you know you are ready for the formal assessment.
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Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care and Riding Knowledge Check - Quiz 1

The purpose of this quiz is to enable you to check your long term memory covering the knowledge requirements within the Level 1 Diploma so that you know you are ready for the formal assessment
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Level 1 Basic Riding Skills

This course involves mounting a horse correctly, being able to adjust the tack, adopt the correct basic position in the saddle and control a quiet horse in an enclosed area.
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Level 1 Catch and Move Horses

This course is about catching both stabled and grass kept horses and moving them to a new location, field or enclosure. It is essential that the enclosure or field is checked for safety and security prior to releasing a horse.
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Level 1 Grooming and Washing

This course is about grooming and washing horses, which is an important part of the daily routine. It is also essential to ensure the welfare and comfort of the horses as it can help to avoid ailments or spot injuries.
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Level 1 Introduction to Basic Health and Safety

This course about establishing and maintaining safe working practices when working in a busy stable yard. It is important that everyone works safely and follows correct procedures to prevent any unnecessary accidents or injuries.
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Level 1 Good Working Relationships

This course is about establishing good working relationships and how to liaise with visitors and colleagues. It is important for the efficient and safe running of a yard that everyone works in harmony, communicates well with each other and treats others with respect.
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Level 1 Assisting with Feeding and Watering

This course is about is about assisting with the feeding and watering of stabled and grass-kept horses. It is vital that horses are correctly fed and have fresh, clean water at all times. The feeding regime will always be overseen by a senior member of staff.
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Level 1 Care and Fitting of Horse Clothing

This course is about the use and care of rugs and other routine items of horse clothing. Most stabled horses in work are rugged up and the type of rug depends on weather conditions and whether the horse is clipped or not. The correct application and care of rugs ensures the comfort and welfare of h…
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Level 1 Care of Tack

This course is about how to clean tack and keep it in good condition. Serious falls and injuries may result from tack breaking. All tack must therefore receive regular attention to ensure it is checked for safety and remains in good condition.
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Level 1 Tacking Up and Removing Tack

This course is about tacking up and removing tack after exercise. It is essential for the safety and welfare of horse and rider that the horse is tacked up correctly. Any badly or incorrectly fitted tack could cause a serious accident and discomfort or injury to the horse.
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Level 1 Handle, Lead and Present Horses for Inspection

This course is about handling, leading and presenting horses for inspection. It is important that the correct procedures are followed so that the handler and the horse are not at risk and those viewing are able to assess the horse properly.
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Level 1 Prepare and Clean Stables

This course is about the daily attention needed to ensure horses have clean stables and bedding, which is an important part of the daily routine in a racing yard.  It is also essential to ensure the welfare and comfort of horses.
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Level 1 Yard Routines

This course is about daily yard routines that are normally followed in a racing yard.
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Level 1 The Healthy Horse

This course is about understanding the physical signs of good health and well-being of horses.
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Level 1 Points of the Horse

This course is about points of the horse and points of the hoof. It is important that stable staff and stud staff have a knowledge of how a horse is put together to form an understanding of its conformation.
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Level 1 Identification of Horses

This course is about basic identification of horses including colours, markings, gender and height.  When working in a stable yard it is essential that everyone knows which horse is which to avoid any problems with incorrect identification.  This course is for new entrants to the racing a…
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