This course is part of the Fundamentals of Pen Riding online skills training.
Horses are key contributors to the pen riding team, making their health and wellbeing a top priority. Acquire the expertise to assess horse suitability, provide essential care, ensure their wellbeing, reduce injury risks, and maintain equipment in the feedlot environment.
This online course covers best practices for riding and managing horses in the feedlot.
After completion of the online training, an on the ground competency assessment is available so you can demonstrate your skills and competency in this area.
This E-learning series has been by funded grain-fed levies and matching federal government R&D contributions in consultation with the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association.
Learning outcomes and competencies
By the end of this course, you will know how to:
- Determine if a horse is suitable for the feedlot environment
- Provide basic horse husbandry
- Meet your responsibilities for horse health and welfare
- Minimise the risk of injury to horse and rider
- Care for your equipment
Training Location and Delivery method
Online Training course, delivered via the Feedlot TECH Training Hub. Approximately 1 hour in length.
Free to all feedlots, employees and industry associated individuals.
To access training
Sign in or create an account on the Feedlot TECH Training Hub to access online feedlot specific skills training. To create an account on the Training Hub, click ‘sign up now’ on the login page, determine a password, confirm you email address and complete the verification form. When prompted, enter your feedlot NFAS or Group Number to ensure fast verification and access to training.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)