ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training Management (8)


This subject examines the behaviour of horses in general and the implications of that behaviour to horse training and management. Training systems and husbandry are evaluated against basic learning theory for horses and trainings implications to animal welfare.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ASC248
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:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in Bachelor of Equine Science
ASC206 or ASC106

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of and be able to implement the basic theories of training and horse education.
  • Be able to identify welfare indicators for horses in training.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- horse behaviour
- behaviour and training
- behaviour and management.
- horse welfare


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.