No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

ASC144 Equestrian Administration (8)


ASC 144 covers the procedures rules and responsibilities of professionals involved in the national and international equestrian industry. The purpose of this subject is to establish a working knowledge of the rules relating to equestrian competition and the roles and responsibilities of professionals within the industry. Students gain an awareness of risk management, competition and clinic organisation and the factors influencing the viability of equestrian activities.
ASC144 includes the NCAS all aspects of the NCAS level1 general syllabus plus additional material.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: ASC144
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
20 weeksSY/USSchool of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Enrolment restricted to full fee paying students in the Certificate in Equestrian Instruction.
Related subject(s)
ASC324 covers most aspects of the content of ASC144 except for the the rules of equestrian sports.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be aware of professional activities within the equestrian industry and the basic legal and business principles that underpin it. Students should also demonstrate a working knowledge of the current rules relating to equestrian sports governed by the Equestrian Federation of Australia and be familiar with the process and procedures associated with organising, conducting and competing in equestrian events.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Equestrian rules
  • Officials and their role in equestrian sports
  • Risk management
  • Legal concepts
  • Busines basics
  • Event organisation
  • Coaching Clinics.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.