Year 1 is primarily lecture based with one weekend practical.
• Weekly evening lectures (3 hours)
• Weekend course (Full day Saturday and Sunday)
• Independent learning.
Year 2 and 3 involves a combination of lectures, practical days and a weekend course.
• Fortnightly evening lectures (3 hours) • Fortnightly practical days (full day) • Full weekend course • Independent learning
Independent learning involves both academic and practical study. To facilitate practical study, students are expected to have continuing access to horses in equestrian centre, yard, horseshow, or field situation.
Year 4 involves a working apprenticeship with regular involvement and guidance from Davide Focardi or another qualified FMT practitioner.
This course is offered only to a small number of students per year to ensure one to one tuition and ample practical experience.