Curriculum for Equestrian VG3 / in-service training at a training establishment (HST3-01)

After Vg3

Horse stable operations and business studies

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • plan, carry out and evaluate daily supervision and maintenance of stalls, installations, exercise yards, fencing and training areas, and document operations in line with current regulations
  • evaluate the design of buildings, installations and sites for keeping and training horses with a thought to horse welfare and what needs and interests users have
  • work with horses according to current rules and standards for animal husbandry
  • supervise and maintain equipment, tools and aids used at horse stables
  • evaluate the risks of stable operations and handling horses, and carry out measures that ensure environment, health and safety for animals and humans
  • prepare a quality assurance system and work this into the daily stall operations
  • use professional terminology related to the equestrian industry, and communicate about horses with veterinarians, equestrian personnel and the general public
  • deal with customers for marketing and sales of products and services the stall provides
  • give an account of the organisation, tasks and development of the company and of one's own areas of responsibility in horse stable operations
  • give an account of the relationship between effort and economic result of horse stable operations
  • work according to the rules and agreements that regulate employment conditions in the equestrian trade, and give an account of the rights and obligations of employers and employees

Activities with horses

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • plan, carry out, evaluate and document one's own daily work with horse care
  • handle horses of different ages and in different circumstances according to current rules and regulations for safety and ethical guidelines
  • prepare horses and equipment for transport, and load horses onto trailers
  • mount and ride horses in a safe manner along trafficked roads and on trails
  • be able to ride a horse in walk, trot and transitions between these
  • ride horses in all kinds of natural gaits, and in the transitions between these
  • evaluate breed, age and training, and how suitable a horse is for different tasks
  • analyse level of performance of horses and give an account of how performance can be improved
  • train horses based on a regular training programme
  • substantiate choices of exercise and training methods based on a horse's particular level and age
  • give an account of the different areas where buggy rides and horseriding can be used, and point out the opportunities for developing business strategies
  • select equipment and adapt its use to the horse and activity
  • prepare horses for shows, exhibitions and veterinary visits

Horses and horse management

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • give an account of what normal horse behaviour and appearance are, and point out deviations
  • identify common diseases and injuries, and evaluate when it is necessary to call a veterinarian
  • perform basic treatment for sores and administer medicines to horses
  • plan and carry out feeding of horses with a point of departure in breed, age and the horses' uses
  • evaluate how feeding, care, daily outdoor exercise and training can prevent diseases and injuries
  • evaluate how horses shall be shoed based on horseshoe wear patterns and uses
  • change frost nails, pull seams and remove horseshoes
  • give an account of animal reproduction for horses and do work related to horse breeding
  • evaluate the different training methods and how these influence and affect a horse

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