Horse Breeding & Equine Studies Courses

There are several components to horse ownership, treatment and breeding. Practical competency and thorough knowledge of horse health, grooming, and paddock maintenance are essential. Similarly, horse breeding requires a good grasp of equine science and perinatal to ensure mare and foal wellbeing before, during and after pregnancy. 

Whether you’re looking to start a small business in Australia‘s equine space, move into equine eventing or owning your own horse, formal accreditation of your knowledge through an RTO (registered training organisation) can go a long way.

Career Outcomes

By studying a short course in horse breeding or equine studies, you’ll be well on your way to landing yourself a fulfilling career in Australia‘s equine industry. From working with foals to performance horses; starting a small business to being hands-on as a stable hand, your opportunities are plenty.

  • Horse Breeder
  • Horse Owner
  • Horse Trainer
  • Agistment Manager
  • Stable Manager
  • Stable Hand / Stud Hand
  • Horse Groomer
  • Equine Vet Assistant
  • Retail Assistant in related store

Job Prospects

From horse breeding to horse riding training to competitive equestrian, there are many career pathway opportunities.

Horse breeding and farming in Australia is a billion-dollar industry with stable projected industry growth. Thoroughbred breeding alone is estimated to sustain over 3,200 full-time workers each year.

The equestrian industry is estimated to contribute over $1.143 billion to the nation’s economy. Horse riding coaching and instructing has particularly strong projected job growth.

Online Courses

Getting accredited in horse care and breeding has been made easy, with the option to enrol in online course study options. This is perfect for students who are unable to make it to the classroom and need a more flexible alternative to in-class study.

 If a career with horses sounds like the perfect fit for you, take a step towards a profession in the equine industry by having a look at our Certificates in horse breeding and equine studies today.

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