Reindeer Academy Courses

We run courses throughout the year for other reindeer owners and handlers and bespoke courses tailored for individual companies including zoos and vets.

Each course is designed to contain the relevant information for the time of year e.g.; January > February courses – Calving.

Classroom learning

Lunch in the Blithbury Vintage Tearoom

Hands-on training

The Reindeer Academy at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge Courses 2018.

February 9th – Husbandry, Basic Level

March 16th – Husbandry, Intermediate Level

May 18th    – Husbandry, Advanced Level

September 7th – End of Year & Christmas Preparation

We can cater for groups from individual companies/institutions and offer one-off bespoke courses for employees responsible for the care and handling of Reindeer, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Note – Dates above are subject to change. Also in the event of bad weather outdoor training will be held in one of our indoor barns.

If you would like to enquire or book onto any of the above courses please email

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