Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies

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

Study the Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies 100% Online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $26 per week

    on an Interest-free Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

  • Self-Paced

  • Flexible Payment Options

Course Details


Advanced Certificate in Equine Studies


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.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
Payment Options

Upfront Payment with discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.


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.

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The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week.

Module 1: Horse Care 1

  • Horse psychology and handling
  • Buying a horse
  • Conformation
  • The digestive system and principles of feeding and watering
  • The grass kept horse and pasture management
  • Grooming
  • Industry Applications

Module 2: Horse Care 2

  • Feeds
  • Stabling
  • Bedding and Mucking Out
  • The Foot and Shoeing
  • Exercise and Conditioning
  • Tack and Tack Fitting
  • Horse Facility Design

Module 3: Horse Care 3

  • Blankets, Bandages & Boots
  • Maintaining The Health Of Horses
  • Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting
  • Traveling & Care of The Horse Away From Home
  • Organising & Managing A Horse Event
  • Managing A Horse Enterprise

Module 4: 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

Module 5: Equine Behaviour

  • Introduction: Influences and motivation
  • Genetics and Behaviour
  • Equine Perception and Behaviour
  • Communication and Social Behaviour
  • Sexual and Reproductive Behaviour
  • Learning and Training
  • Behavioural Problems
  • 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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