Welcome to the Stable! In this virtual apprenticeship location, you will have the opportunity to explore the needs and care of horses.

Complete seven apprenticeship learning tasks – one in each of the inquiries under the guiding concepts in the chart below. Click on the concept to go to each inquiry and find the resources you will need.

Responsible Animal Care

1. What are the basic physical needs of horses?
2. What skills are necessary to have in order to care responsibly for horses?

Animal Health

3. How should horses’ health and well being be monitored and protected?
4. How do legislation and codes protect animal welfare?
5. In what conditions should horses live and be housed?

Humane Animal Handling Skills

6. How should risk and hazards be avoided when handling and moving horses?

Standards of Care

7. How does a horse’s health affect the community?