ASC548 Horse Behaviour and Training Management (8)


This subject involves an in-depth examination of the behaviour of horses in general and the implications of that behaviour to horse training and management. Various horse training systems and husbandry are evaluated in terms of their effectiveness and in respect to their effects on horse welfare and behaviour. 

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ASC548
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

Postgraduate students only
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ASC248 ASC248 Paired Subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
 - be able to describe the principles of effective horse training and education
- be able to evaluate the effectiveness of various horse training and education programs
- be able to identify welfare indicators for horses in training. This subject is clearly differentiated from the paired subject, ASC248, in that the learning objectives and assessment clearly reflect the higher level offering appropriate to Master level learning.


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