SUMMARY
This is an introductory experience into the thoroughbred horse industry. Students will learn about career pathways across the industry with a focus on horse-breeding, racing and equine veterinary nursing.  Students will acquire skills through practical training at Scone TAFE and witness industry activities of interest, followed by work experience if desired.

This is a program that supports students in gaining casual employment, in job roles such as:
Assisting at Stables, Foal Watch, Stud Hand, Yearling Sale Preparation, Farm and Garden Crews.

Post-school opportunities include: Traineeships in Horse Breeding or Racing, Veterinary Nursing (equine stream), Agriculture and Horticulture.

DATES
Monday 15th - Friday 19th August: Immersion Program
Monday 22nd - Friday 26th August: Optional Work Experience in a Thoroughbred Breeding or Racing business.

ELIGIBILITY
Year 10 - 12 school students with permission from their school can apply

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Close on Friday 29 July. Your application will be assessed by Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders Association, TAFE NSW in consultation with your school. 

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* 1. I confirm I've read the information available and I consent to provide my details to Training Services NSW as part of the Department of Education to be considered as an applicant for this program.

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* 2. First Name?

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* 3. Last Name?

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* 4. Age & Year?

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* 5. School Name?

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* 6. Name and email address of your Career Advisor/Teacher/Parent?

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* 7. Do you have a disability or long term condition?

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* 8. Tell us about yourself - Please state your personal interests, sports played, work experience, hobbies etc

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* 9. Do you have any experiences with horses?

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* 10. What areas of the Horse industry are of most interest you? For example; thoroughbred handling and breeding, racing, stallion handling, veterinary nursing, agriculture, horticulture?

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* 11. Do you live near a horse farm or a racing course or stable?

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