Equine Breeding – Level 6

Code: 6M3507 

Duration: 1 year


The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work in a supervisory role in a stud, or to progress to further or higher education and training. The successful completion of the QQI Level 6 award in Equine Breeding will enable the applicant to work in a supervisory role in a stud. Applicants will be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of equine breeding skills and pasture management together with theoretical and abstract thinking concepts related to breeding horses, horse conformation and pasture management.

Course content

  • Equitation Theory (6N3386)
  • Stable And Yard Supervision (6N3387)
  • Equine Anatomy And Physiology (6N3388)
  • Horse Conformation And Evaluation (6N3389)
  • Communications (6N1950)
  • Work Experience (6N1946)
  • Pasture Management (6N3483)
  • Horse Breeding (6N3482)

Entry requirements

Applications should be made directly to Croom College of Further Education online application form  http://www.furthereducationcroom.com/apply/ or call 061-397700.


  • QQI Level 6 Equine Breeding

Course Fees

An administration charge of €300. Exam fees subject to exemption.

Ms. Rio Mcgonigle

Course Coordinator

email: rmcgonigle@cco.ie


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