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Horse Courses

Studying a TAFE SA horse racing industry course will prepare you for a career in breeding, training and caring for race horses.

Depending on your level of study, you will learn a range of skills that will be useful for your future career. These may include:

  • caring for horses
  • handling horses safely
  • riding or driving horses at track work
  • determining nutritional requirements
  • assessing health and first aid for standardbreds or thoroughbreds
  • anatomy and physiology of horses
  • evaluating training and racing programs for standardbreds or thoroughbreds
  • managing and promoting a training and racing business
  • managing business planning processes and finances for training establishments
  • training and racing standardbreds or thoroughbreds.

Horse racing industry courses are offered at the Morphettville Campus.

Horse Courses


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Employment Opportunities

Qualifications within this career group include all those associated with breeding, training and caring for race horses.


Horse enquiries
TAFE SA Morphettville Campus
Horse Skills Centre
1 Park Terrace
South Australia
Phone: 08 8293 1017

General TAFE SA enquiries
Email: Contact Us
Phone: 1800 882 661 (freecall)
TTY for deaf: 08 8226 4413

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