1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9921-15 Stud Hand or Stable Hand

Assists with maintaining and cleaning stables and handling horses and other stud animals.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • grooms, feeds and cares for stud animals
  • exercises horses by walking, riding, leading or swimming
  • attends to horses at track work, barrier trials and races
  • cleans stables, feeds horses and stores feed and bedding
  • assists with basic veterinary care of horses or other stud animals
  • reports on the condition of stud animals
  • performs minor maintenance on stable fixtures, buildings and fences
  • assembles, prepares and stores horse gear
  • travels with animals as required
  • may ride horses in training work

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