4614-11 Horse Trainer
Prepares horses for riding, racing, show, work or competitions.
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
- accustoms horses to the feel of equipment used and human contact
- places bridles, collars, harness or other equipment on horses
- re-educates horses to break habits such as kicking, bolting and resisting bridling and grooming
- accustoms horses to being ridden and to respond to oral, leg or rein command
- teaches horses to pull vehicles in a single or multiple hitch
- trains horses to carry pack loads and work as part of pack train
- may instruct jockeys and other riders, drivers or handlers