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Skill set details

RGRSS00071 - Natural Horse Breeding Supervision Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
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ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Sep/2019

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Modification History

Release

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Release 1

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

Description

This skill set reflects the work undertaken for natural horse breeding on stud farms, particularly in the thoroughbred horse breeding sector.

It covers knowledge and skills relating to educating stallions, carrying out natural mare mating procedures and supervising the handling of horses and natural breeding program on a stud farm. It applies to individuals who have demonstrated experience of handling and interacting with horses safely.

Note: Prior to undertaking this skill set individuals must be competent in the prerequisite unit ACMEQU202* Handle horses safely (which has the prerequisite, ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour).

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit towards:

  • RGR30619 Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • RGR40619 Certificate IV in Horse Breeding.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to those working in the thoroughbred racing sector. Users are advised to check with the relevant Principal Racing Authority for requirements.

Skill Set Requirements

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the skill set. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

  • RGRHBR302* Carry out mare mating procedures
  • RGRHBR405 Supervise natural horse mating program
  • RGRHBR407* Educate stallions for breeding
  • RGRPSH302 Supervise handling of horses

Note the following prerequisites that apply to units in this Skill Set.

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

RGRHBR302* Carry out mare mating procedures

ACMEQU202* Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour 

RGRHBR407* Educate stallions for breeding

ACMHBR403* Handle and care for stallions

ACMEQU202* Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour 

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals working in the horse breeding sector who have supervisory responsibilities for natural reproduction and mating of horses.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the RGR Racing and Breeding Training Package meet the industry requirements for supervising a natural horse breeding program.