Horse Breeders breed and raise horse for competition, dressage, eventing, showjumping, riding for pleasure, and working.
Specialisations: Stud Master/Mistress.
You can work as a Horse Breeder without formal qualifications, however, livestock farming experience is generally needed. Training may also be available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).
- Breeds and raises livestock for competition, dressage, eventing, show jumping, riding for pleasure and working.
- Maintains the health and condition of livestock.
- Provides pastures and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels.
- Moves livestock to optimise feeding opportunities.
- Conducts farming operations.
- Oversees general farming activities such as maintaining stalls, fertilising, controlling pests and weeds, and growing fodder.
- Maintains fences, equipment and water supply systems.
- Organises the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock.
- Evaluates records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production.
- Manages business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management.
- May select, train and supervise staff and contractors.
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