College courses include Public Services, Landscape, Land Based Engineering and Child Care Studies. The college has facilities including a student village, three eating areas, a meadow and a shop. The colleges new library and Equine stadium was opened and visited by the Princess Royal in October 2008. The college is currently re-developing some of its animal enclosures used when studying farming and animal care.
The college hosted the Chinese equine team in the run-up to and including the London 2012 Olympics.
In August 2013, novelist Will Self, during a holiday walk with his son, asked a security guard if he could take a short-cut across the school grounds. Self was refused permission and was later stopped and questioned on suspicion of being a paedophile by Yorkshire police, who had been alerted by the security guard.