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Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies

Turn Your Passion for Horses Into A Rewarding Career You Will Love

Enroll in the Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies for an introduction to horse care, behavior, and breeding. Developed by a team of equestrians and animal scientists, this entry-level course is ideal for starting a career working with horses.

Certificate in Equine Studies
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Enjoy the flexibility of self-paced learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Stable Hand
  • Stud Hand
  • Strapper (Racing)
  • Stable Foreman
  • Groom
  • Foal Watch/Foaling Assistant
  • Yearling Preparation Groom (Racing)
  • Equine Business Owner
  • Riding School/Trail Riding Assistant

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About The Course

Upgrade Your Equestrian Skills

Passionate about horses and want to learn the skills to work with them every day as a stable hand, stud hand, stable foreman, yearling preparation groom, or riding school assistant?

The Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies is designed by an international team of equestrians and animal scientists to give you an advanced introduction to all aspects of horse care, horse behavior, and breeding. This entry-level course will teach you everything you need to know to get started in a career working with horses including:

Horse Care: Handling, confirmation, grooming, pasture management, the digestive system, nutrition and feeds, stabling, the hoof and shoeling, exercise and conditioning, tack and tack fitting, horse healthcare and general care, traveling with horses, managing a horse enterprise and equine events.

Horse Behavior and Psychology: Influences and motivation of equine behavior, genetics and behavior, behavioral problems, learning and training, communication and social behavior and equine perception and behavior.

Horse Breeding: Mare and stallion anatomy, managing the arrival and departure of mares studs, prenatal growth, care of the pregnant mare, general newborn care and an introduction to fertility.

This industry-recognised course will help you gain a better understanding of all things horses and how to work with and provide the best care for horses in the Australian equine industry.

Study from $26 Per Week

Want to study the Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $26 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.