EDUCATION AND TRAINING INSTITUTE
Mooikrans Equus offers the post-matriculant an opportunity to develop in a unique environment. Situated on the Highveld escarpment with its open vistas, endless mountain ranges and sparkling watercourses, the farm accommodates over 45 Boerperde, trained and managed under the principles of Natural Horsemanship, as well as an Nguni (cattle) studfarm.
You are invited to share in this experience, immersed in the daily activities of horsemanship, equine care and training. Interact with these magnificent animals in a natural environment gaining invaluable knowledge while studying their management and training.
Gain personal insights and life skills while pursuing your passion, overcome personal challenges and develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills in the course of your tertiary studies.
MOOIKRANS’ motto is Carpe Diem because we are committed to living each day in His honour and our philosophy is firmly grounded in Christian Principles
The course consists of six mutually complementary modules, two of which have SAQA accreditation.
Our goal is to produce suitably qualified horsemen while equipping the candidate with sufficient economic, social, psychological and practical skills to enter the labour market and establish a successful career.
The program, developed by ExcelGrow and recognised by SETA, is presented at an NQF Level 4 with 12 Credits obtained. The course is aimed at Grade 12 graduates who haven’t yet settled on a specific career.
The Course is intended to support and develop the candidate over the training period to meaningfully empower them to address the challenges of adulthood and encourage them to fulfil their potential.
1.1 Natural Horsemanship courses, developed by Mooikrans Equus, are followed, the most advanced being the Senior Horsemanship Course. A number of entrepreneurs have already established themselves in the labour market after completing this course.
The aim of this course is to provide the successful candidate with a thorough theoretical knowledge together with practical experience in the Natural Horsemanship discipline (also know as Western Riding)
Over the past 17 years, MOOIKRANS EQUUS has undertaken pioneering work in establishing Horse-centred Horsemanship in South Africa and is currently the only training institute offering this facility.
This course includes Personal and Leadership Development and is used in practical application in certain situations
The student is continuously evaluated and tested in accordance with the requirements of the SETA qualifications.
An electronic or hard-copy Progress report on each student is produced bi-monthly
The course is presented over a period of 10 months. For 2018 from 3rd February to 30th November.
The Students parent or guardian is responsible for the payment of the study fees.
The cost of this course for 2018 is R70 000 (Seventy thousand ZAR) the first payment of R20 000 (Twenty thousand ZAR) payable before 1st February 2018. The balance is payable in 9 monthly instalments of R 5 550 each, payable in advance on the first day of each month with effect from 1st March 2018 with the final payment on 1st November 2018.
The following discount is applicable: Course fees for Students paying a non-refundable deposit of R 10 000 on or before 30th November 2017, will be reduced to R60 000 for 2018.
The balance is payable by a further payment of R20 000 before 1st February 2018 and 9 equal monthly instalments of R 3 300 each on or before the first day of each month with effect from 1st March 2018 and the final payment on or before 1st November 2018.
Accommodation, meals and course material are included in the course fees.
The fees include:
Accommodation, meals, study materials, classes and practical training
Accredited qualification with the applicable Qualifications Authority
Bedding linen, pillow, duvet. Torch, backpack/rucksack, water bottle, gumboots, 4 copies of identity document and writing materials.
Riding shoes, denim jeans, comfortable walking shoes, hat
On days when guests are expected Mooikrans forrmal apparel is to be worn. Shirts are available on site at R250 and jackets at R350
Mooikrans uses solar energy and consequently, the use of cell phones, computers and other electrical appliances may be used according to the solar system.
Students are responsible for their own laundry and housekeeping in their rooms
Successful applicants and their parents/guardians conclude an agreement with MOOIKRANS EQUUS a copy of which is available on request.