Skill set details

ACMSS00014 - Beginners horse handling safety (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by ACMSS00038 - Handling Horses Safely Skill SetTitle and units of competency updated 17/Feb/2022

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 29/Nov/2017

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Modification History



Release 1

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 1.0.


This skill set aims to prepare inexperienced or novice learners for interacting with horses and safely undertaking horse handling activities. It covers knowledge of horse behaviour and safe work practices and horse handling across a range of equine sectors.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit toward ACM20217 Certificate II in Horse Care.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No occupational licensing or regulatory requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMEQU201 Work safely in industries with horses
  • ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely
  • ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

Target Group

This skill set is for inexperienced or novice learners to prepare for interacting with horses across a range of equine sectors.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package prepare beginners for interacting safely with horses.