New Zealand Certificate in Equine Breeding (Stud Groom)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Animal Husbandry


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the equine breeding industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist with all aspects of breeding, mating, and the early education of young horses.

This qualification is targeted at people who have some general experience handling horses and who wish to further develop their skills in the breeding sector.

Graduates will benefit by having a qualification that provides recognition of their skills both nationally and internationally, and a pathway to further qualifications in the equine breeding industry.

The breeding industry will benefit from this qualification by having qualified stud staff who are able to contribute effectively in the workplace.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision with responsibility for work outcomes.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Doris Swadling Trust

Provided by:

Public Trust - Doris Swadling Trust


Upper limit of $2,500 per award.

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Harwood Farm Trust

Provided by:

MCI & Associates Ltd



Between $500 - $2000 Exact amounts to be determined in each case by the Trustees.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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