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Work Desk

Work Experience/Study Program

There are numerous career paths in the equine industry and it can be quite confusing when trying to decide on what is best for you. If you are just starting out in the equine industry, getting lots of experience should be your priority! Don’t hold back when new opportunities arise and make sure you are jumping at any chance to learn as this will make you more employable in the future and can be a great way to make valuable connections. If you love horses, but don’t want a career in the saddle, don’t worry, the options are endless when it comes to careers in the equine industry..

Education for Careers in the Equine Industry

If you are considering study to further your skills and knowledge in the equine industry, there are lots of different courses out there. There are a broad range of TAFE, university and internships available for you to choose from. The study modes can range from full time to part time and even flexible/distance (online). There is something out there

for everyone!

Practical horsemanship

training and skills. 

Stable management skills


Feed management and ordering. 

Basic equine veterinary care training.

Study support and practical training.

On and off-ground exercising of horses.

Horse behavior and interpretations. 

Horse riding skills and



Horse handling skills and training.


Skills development in your career path of choice (stable hand, strapper, groom or stud hand).

Safety around horses


Policies and procedures.


Effective communication skills. 


Preparing a resumé.

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