1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4614-11 Horse Trainer

Prepares horses for riding, racing, show, work or competitions.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Horse Breaker

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