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RGRSS00070 - Horse Re-education and Transitioning Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 10/Sep/2019

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Release 1

This version released with RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package Version 3.0.


This skill set reflects the work undertaken to assess and implement a plan to re-educate and modify horse behaviour and/or prepare a horse to transition to new a purpose. It covers knowledge and skills relating to handling, assessing suitability, and re-educating and managing horse behaviour. It applies to all breeds of horses and disciplines and has particular relevance to racehorses and performance horses.

Pathways Information

These units of competency build on skills and provide credit towards the several qualifications, including:

  • RGR40619 Certificate IV in Horse Breeding
  • RGR30518 Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)
  • RGR30318 Certificate III in Racing (Driving Stablehand)
  • RGR40118 Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMPHR403 Evaluate equine training methodologies
  • RGRPSH424 Re-educate horses to manage behaviours and/or transition to new purposes
  • RGRPSH425 Advise on transitioning and rehoming horses

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals with high level experience and skill handling horses who re-educate and rehome or transition horses for new purposes.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package and the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package meet the industry requirements for re-educating, rehoming and/or transitioning horses to a new purpose.