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Equine Courses

CAFRE, Enniskillen Campus delivers equine courses and supports the development of staff working in the equine sector. The equine industry is truly international with a wide range of job opportunities leading to outstanding careers available to our graduates.

We provide the widest range of equine courses  in Ireland; courses which have been developed through balancing the needs of the industry with the career aspirations of students.

Our aim is to assist the development of a competitive equine industry and give our students an insight into the many different local and international equine-related opportunities available.

Watch the short video below created by Irish Horse TV for an overview of the careers available and the fabulous industry connections CAFRE students benefit from.

Courses found on this page are formal student courses. If you are looking for a short training course, you will find these here.

If you missed joining us for our Equine Virtual Open Day on Thursday 10th March 2022, you can watch a recording of the event.

Careers in Equine

Equine Careers

Students enter the equine industry at different levels depending on their qualifications and experience. Typical job roles include working within:

  • Competition and stud
  • Horse production
  • Racing
  • Retail

Equine Facilities

Equine Careers

The college racing unit is sited within a 136 hectare rural estate and gives students invaluable experience in handling and riding racehorses in training.

A specialist breeding unit, managed by the students, enables them to experience the process of managing a yard and participate in the events within a stud’s calendar.

The equitation unit provides facilities for training the horse and rider.