- May 17, 2017
General Yard Duties
Turning Horses Into Pasture in
I finished my first Diploma at the NRC on the 12-weeks Stable Staff Foundation Course During this initial period of training I undertook such activities as carrying out yard duties, looking after racehorses, riding out, attending lectures and studying for their technical certificate and functional skills qualifications. I achieved my Diploma Level 1 in Work based 12 weeks Apprenticeship Level 1 Diploma in Racehorse Care Functional Skills Qualifications and a First Aid Certificate.
The National Stud – pre 10 weeks Apprenticeship Scheme Level 2 Diploma in Racehorse Care (Breeding Option). Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horse Care First Aid Appointed Persons Level 3 Certificate in Equine Transport
I learnt a lot the national stud this includes being a good team member and developing the ability to work with others, also during the residential course I have attended lectures on getting mares in foal, transport of horses, basic anatomy and the theory behind practical skills. I have also learnt to handle a variety of different horses. These include; mares and foals, mares in foal, yearlings, spellers and prepping foals for the Sales.
Myerscough College BTEC/Diploma level 2 Equine Studies Grade Distinction * Undertake work related experience in land based industry Distinction Carry out and understand the Principles of feeding and Watering Horses Distinction Undertake routine stable duties Distinction Undertake horse handling Distinction Fit and maintain horse tack and Clothing Distinction Introduction to riding horses on the Flat Distinction Understand the Principles of Horse Biology Merit
Two weeks Work Experience Belgium on dressage show jumping stud farm as a groom my responsibilities included Providing hay, feed, rations or supplements, and water. Mucking out Grooming, tacking up untacking and bathing horses. Cleaning all horse equipment. Putting Horses on treadmill horse walker Turning horses into pasture Maintaining the yard area - sweeping, washing, and general cleaning.
Last employment 2016 Veterinary Technician: Sterilize instruments and equipment Setting up theaters for surgery & x ray Admit patients dogs cats exotic pets helping with discharge of patient's Feed waterimg general care of patients Cleaning
Current role - description
Unemployed due to on going hand injury now recoved and looking for full time employment.