Perform duties of farrier at race meetings

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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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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare for race meeting.

1. Booking of farrier services for race meeting is confirmed.

2. Adequate supplies of shoes, nails and other equipment are verified.

3. Invoicing system is confirmed with race club prior to race meeting.

4. Rules of racing that relate to hoof care, shoeing and farrier services at race meetings are defined and complied with.

Provide hoof care and shoeing service at race meetings.

5. Hazards associated with handling and shoeing horses are assessed and risks controlled to comply with OHS legislation and safe operating procedures.

6. Hoof and shoe condition are inspected, options for treatment or adjustment that comply with rules of racing are reported to relevant parties and procedures are agreed upon.

7. Shoes are removed, hooves prepared and horses shod (plated) in compliance with rules of racing and wellbeing of the horse .

8. Horses are observed in pre-race activities and shoeing or hoof status is inspected if situation warrants or as requested by stewards, starter or other relevant party.

9. Status of emergency is reported to steward and starter.

10. Emergency repairs are made in a safe and timely manner.

Finalise race meeting farrier services.

11. Tax invoice for farrier services is prepared and presented to race club within agreed time frame.

12. Reports are provided to stewards on hoof and shoeing injury and incidents.

13. Farrier work area is left clean and tidy.