1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Horseriding Coach
      Horseriding Instructor

Coaches, trains and instructs horse riders by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • observes performances of riders
  • coaches or instructs riders by demonstrating techniques
  • oversees training and evaluates riders' physical condition
  • prescribes routines and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles and improve fitness
  • evaluates performances and makes changes in strategy
  • may teach animal care and equipment maintenance
  • may plan and direct contest strategies, analyse riding progress and motivate riders
  • may render first aid to injured persons

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