Handle and care for stallions

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCHBR305A, 'Handle and care for stallions'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare to handle stallions

1.1. Work to be undertaken is interpreted from work program, where necessary, and confirmed with management.

1.2. Discussions are held with other workers who may be affected by the activities to ensure continued smooth operation of the mating process.

1.3. Tools and equipment suitable for the work to be undertaken are selected, checked and maintained if necessary.

1.4. Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used and maintained.

2. Care for stallions

2.1. Stallions are caught, groomed, checked and exercised as a part of daily routines to maintain fitness and monitor injury, condition and general health.

2.2. Regular checking and accurate observation ensures that all changes in stallion behaviour and health are identified and recorded.

2.3. Feed and water requirements are applied in strict compliance with prescribed nutritional programs and details recorded.

2.4. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards are continually identified while handling horses, risks assessed and suitable controls implemented.

2.5. Horse health routines are maintained through and between breeding seasons as prescribed by the supervising veterinarian and/or stud manager.

3. Handle stallion for mating procedures

3.1. Selected stallion is caught and identified in line with mating requirements.

3.2. Suitable restraint is applied to stallion for mating activities.

3.3. All handling of the stallion is done within the guidelines of animal welfare codes and practices.

3.4. Organisation hygiene practices are applied to ensure that risks of disease are minimal.

3.5. Mating or semen collection is completed according to organisation standards, and to minimise stress to the stallion.

3.6. Post-mating procedures are completed as instructed by stud master or veterinarian.

4. Complete hygiene and administration activities

4.1. Equipment is cleaned and stored according to manufacturer's specifications, organisational procedures and regulations.

4.2. All containers, leftover fluids, waste and debris from the operations are disposed of safely and appropriately.

4.3. All required records and documentation are completed accurately and promptly in accordance with organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCHBR305A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC40110 - Certificate IV in Agriculture
  • AHC30310 - Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • AHC30110 - Certificate III in Agriculture