Olympus Equestrian Academy is an Independent High School offering an Equestrian programme for students from Grade 8 to Grade 12. A proposed post Matric Career Course will be introduced in 2020.
There is a need for suitably qualified candidates in the ever growing horse industry in our country. Olympus Equestrian Academy was established to fulfill the need for qualified personnel by offering comprehensive equestrian career training combined with practical experience in the field of horsemanship.
Equine Studies can be elected as a subject from Grade 10. The Equine Studies curriculum encompasses four main areas of study, namely Equine Nutrition, Equine Anatomy, Riding Proficiency and Equine Health Care
Equine Studies consists of theoretical and practical components. Candidates learn about the following:
Core Thinking Skills
In this, the 21st Century, we need to look at methods of thinking that are understood and evolutionary, rather than relying on those methods that are instituted impulsively and are revolutionary.
Our aim is to develop problem solvers, who are innovative. Students need to develop their creative skills and their sense of adventure, trusting their own value systems. They should wish to make a difference in our world and to accomplish something of significance.