Stud Management Programme
Aim: To equip the learner with the knowledge and skills to find employment in responsible positions in the equine industry, gaining experience in breeding, young stock production and the management of an equine enterprise.
- Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Stud)
- Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Stud Management programmes
Duration: Two years
Qualifications: These programmes are validated by QQI and lead to a Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship Award (5M3371) and a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Equine Breeding (6M3507).
Entry Requirements: Applicants must be 17 years old or over on 1st January following entry to Year 1. Applicants who seek to enter Level 6 with an equivalent Level 5 qualification must undergo the Teagasc RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.
Application Process: The initial application should be made for Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship Programme. Apply Online
Teagasc, Kildalton College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Students attend Kildalton College for course work prior to completing a practical learning period on some of the best stud farms in Ireland.
Students with this Level 5 award may apply to the Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Stud Management programme . Progression to a higher education course may be possible through the higher education links scheme. Please contact the relevant higher education institute for further information.
What will I study?
Sample content from the Teagasc Level 5 Certificate in Horsemanship (Stud Management) Programme
|5N3355||Stable and Yard Routine||5||30|
|5N1433||Work Practice (to include some weekend duties)||5||15|
|Plus 60 credits from the following electives*||5|
|5N3357||Young Horse Training Techniques Elective||5||30|
|5N3360||Anatomy and Physiology Elective||5||15|
|5N3363||Equine Nutrition Elective||5||15|
|5N3364||Horse Breeding Elective||5||15|
* Choice of module will be at the discretion of the college/centre
Sample content from the Teagasc Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Horsemanship (Stud Management) Programme
|Horse Breeding (Stud Mgt)||6||30|
|Pasture Management Stud||6||15|
|Work Practice (Stud Mgt)||6||15|
|Conformation and Evaluation*||6||15|
|Anatomy and Physiology*||6||15|
|Self Development module*||6||15|
* Choice of module will be at the discretion of the college / centre)