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Equine Manager & Traineeship


The MSLETB in partnership with Gill’s Equestrian Centre, will provide a unique opportunity to learn and work in a professional equestrian environment and master the necessary skills to manage an equine business. A full-time course running over 52 weeks that includes 14 weeks work experience, Towing and HGV licence , it will provide the successful candidates with an in-dept knowledge of the Equestrian industry in today’s markets.

Contact Tiernan Gill: 087 2542677


QQI Level 5 Course

Galway Community College

This academic year course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills relating to the horse industry. We aim to provide professional education & training to enable the learner who loves horses to pursue a career in the horse industry or continue their studies at Third Level.

Contact: riona.finn@gretb.ie


Equine Business

NUI Maynooth

This is a comprehensive Business degree with an Equine Business specialism. This unique degree focuses on the development of professional management skills for the equine industry and has been designed for students who would like to pursue an exciting and rewarding management career in this dynamic sector.

Students study equine business as a specialism throughout their degree, including themes such as: thoroughbred racing and equestrian sport and its management here in Ireland and internationally.

This degree enables you to develop an understanding of equine leisure and tourism, and stud farm management sectors of the industry, as well as the functions of a business, including marketing, management, information systems, and operations.


Athlone I.T.& Gurteen Agricultural College


With this programme you can study for 2,3 or 4 years all the way to honours degree level.


C.A.F.R.E. 3 year degree



The Honours Degree in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, aims to produce motivated graduates who can understand and apply modern scientific and management principles in an ever-changing equine industry. These students will be equipped to carry out a range of practical and managerial activities in equine and non-equine enterprises.






Therese Murphy founded Equi-Ed in 2019 to deliver bespoke equine massage and therapy related training to Ireland.

Equi-Ed is in partnership with the internationally recognised training school Equine Massage Academy (EMA), based in England, UK.

Equi-Ed will be delivering all of the Equine Massage Academy courses in Ireland.in addition to Equine support Therapies, Health and Nutrition

Recruitment & Internships

We keep a database of qualified individuals available for job placement. To have a presence on the data base you must send 2 references and an interview process will take place. We also arrange internships in any facet of the equine industry that may interest you. See below:

• Veterinary

• Competition

• Breeding

• Management

• Media

For Further Information on any of these courses, please contact:

Patricia Dodd
Phone: +353 (0) 871 513 313
Email: patricia@jackdoddstables.com