Certificate in Horse Breeding

Are you looking to upgrade your skills in horse care and breeding for your current role as a horse breeder or stable head, or simply upskill for your own business? The answers you seek lie within the Certificate in Horse Breeding course!
Course Provider
Careers Collectiv
(RTO 22557)
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Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is self-paced. The course will take approximately 200 hours to complete.
Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Horse Breeder
  • Horse Trainer
  • Agistment Manager
  • Stable Manager
  • Horse Groomer
  • Equine Vet Assistant
  • Retail Assistant in an equine supplier or store
Course Modules

1. Breeding Horses

  • Why breed horses?
  • Mare Anatomy
  • Stallion Anatomy
  • Managing the arrival and departure of the horse at the stud
  • Pre-natal Growth
  • Care of the pregnant mare
  • General Newborn Care
  • Introduction to Fertility

2. Horse Care I

  • Horse psychology and handling
  • Buying a horse
  • Conformation
  • The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  • Grass kept horse and pasture management
  • Grooming
  • Industry Applications
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • 24/7 access to professional course tutor support.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • No course requirements or previous working experience necessary.
  • If you do not have a personal computer or tablet to study this course, the provider can supply it for you.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment that is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and, if necessary, extra reading.

Turn your love for horses into a career

Have you always loved horses and wanted a career in caring for them? Do you want to start a business in the equine industry? Horse breeding is an area that gives you complete control over the care and management of horses to produce the best foals for riding or racing. Successful horse breeders need to have a deep understanding of selecting the right mares and stallions, as well as pairing the right characteristics, strengths and personalities for a strong and healthy foal.

This course covers everything you need to know about general horse care and all professional breeding processes and practices. If you’re looking to pursue a passion for caring for and breeding horses then this is the course for you.

The teachers

Careers Collectiv only use teachers who are active in their specialised industry. Learn from people who have first-hand experience in their subject matter and current industry expertise. Staff come from varied backgrounds with teaching and vocational experience from universities and vocational colleges. Courses provide flexible options for different career pathways, self-improvement, professional development and general adult education.

Learn how to select, breed, care and nurture foals for riding and racing.

This is a great introductory course for students looking to study and enter into the equine industry or start a breeding farm. The course has two key modules. One is focused on general care which covers care, grooming, feeding and selecting horses, the other is breeding which includes mare and stallion anatomy, managing studs, the breeding process and caring for pregnant mares and newborns. If you’re wanting to work with horses, look after or breed them, then this is a great course to learn the process and gain knowledge to breed horses successfully

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for students with no previous experience working with and caring for horses. It is also an ideal course for individuals looking to gain employer recognition on their resume, increase job prospects or start their own horse breeding business.


All Careers Collectiv courses are accredited by the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC), a non-profit association providing a quality control system for education programs and courses in international education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careers Collectiv

Careers Collectiv is a family-run online education provider offering a vast range of courses such as agriculture, animal studies, beauty, counselling, psychology, business and marketing. They offer the opportunities to learn the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the career you’re passionate about. With over a decade of experience in the online education sector, they are passionate about providing quality education, accessibility for everyone and the flexibility to work at your own pace and in your own time. Careers Collectiv offers a diverse range of online courses, from animal care and agriculture to business and fashion design. Their family-run platform provides flexible learning opportunities for various career paths, ensuring accessibility and quality education for everyone. Whether you're interested in equine studies, horticulture, or photography, Careers Collectiv caters to upskillers and passionate learners with courses developed by industry experts.
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