Stablehands assist with maintaining and cleaning stables and handling horses.
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- brush and groom, feed, handle and exercise horses, and lead them to their stables
- check horses for lameness, common injuries, ailments and infections
- give first aid, medication or other treatment to horses
- clean and maintain stables and training equipment
- accompany horses to registered race meetings, gymkhanas (horseriding events) and equestrian events
- exercise horses during track work or equestrian activities
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand)
- Certificate III in Racing (Advanced Stablehand)
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