Profession equine worker
Equine workers provide caring activities for horses and ponies.
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Tissues, cells, and functions of plant and animal organisms and their interdependencies and interactions with each other and the environment.
- Young horses training
Principles and techiques of educating young horses important simple body control exercises.
Be aware of the general principles of the concept of bio-security and in particular, the disease prevention rules to be implemented in case of epidemics endangering public health.
- Breed-specific behaviour of horses
The behaviour and specificities of different horse species.
- Animal welfare legislation
The legal boundaries, codes of professional conduct, national and EU regulatory frameworks and legal procedures of working with animals and living organisms, ensuring their welfare and health.
- Assist animal birth
Assist in animal births, and care for newborn livestock.
- Clean stalls
Clean stalls to remove all soiled bedding to prevent moisture and fumes from building up and to cut down on potential parasite problems.
- Supervise hygiene procedures in agricultural settings
Ensure that hygiene procedures in agricultural settings are followed, taking into account the regulations of specific areas of action e.q. livestock, plants, local farm products, etc.
- Provide care for horses
Provide care for horses includes cleaning, housing, preparing horses and ponies for riding, fixating and leading horeses, taking into account the safety regulations for horeses and people, specific requirements of horse at hand; using proper methods and equine tools and equipment.
- Maintain the farm
Maintain farm facilities such as fences, water supplies, and outdoor buildings.
- Teach young horses
Socialise young horses (cleaning, collaring, bridling, raising feet, etc.), taking into account the safety and welfare of the horse and teacher.
- Control animal movement
Direct, control or restrain some or part of an animal's, or a group of animals', movement.
- Clean horse's legs
Make sure that the horse's legs are properly cleaned.
- Maintain pastures
Ensure that animals on pastures or grazing lands have enough feed. Employ pasture-conservation measures such as grazing in rotation.