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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Receive and despatch stud horses 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
335755  Receive and despatch stud horses 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Equine Management and Equestrian Instruction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Receiving stud horses on arrival.
  • Treating the newly arrived horse.
  • Despatching stud horses. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Equine welfare at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Receive stud horses on arrival. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Details of newly arrived horses are confirmed and recorded in accordance with stud farm procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Details includes, but are not limited to:
  • Arrival form, passport, equipment, stable return, owner notification, owner details, colour, markings, brands, stallion to be sent to and mare certificate.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Identification and labelling of newly arrived horse gear is confirmed and recorded in accordance with stud farm procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Newly arrived horses are tagged and accommodated according to stud farm procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Considerations includes, but are not limited to:
  • Colour markers, halter tags, stable and paddock allocation.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stud farm records are opened according to stud farm administrative procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Treat the newly arrived horse. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Newly arrived horses are treated for internal parasites as identified according to manufacturer's instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Newly arrived horses are treated for external parasites as identified according to manufacturer's instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Newly arrived horses are isolated after treatment according to standard industry practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Signs of ill health in the newly arrived horse are reported to the stud farm manager in accordance with stud farm procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Information for the report includes, but is not limited to: observations, symptoms, location of pain or inflammation and vital signs.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Despatch stud horses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Preparations for dispatch of horses are completed in accordance with stud farm procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Preparations include, but are not limited to:
  • Identification, location and grooming.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Gear and documentation are prepared for despatch with horses in accordance with stud farm procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Assistance is provided with the loading of horses for despatch in accordance with stud farm procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • External Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • The accredited Training Provider will oversee internal moderation of assessment.
  • Internal and external moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in the specific outcomes of the Unit Standard as well as the integrated competence described in the purpose of the Unit Standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The qualifying learner will be able to understand and explain relevant extracts of the following relating to the humane handling of horses:
  • The Animals Protection Act 71 of 1962.
  • The Performing Animals Protection Act 24/35.
  • The Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982.
  • Powers of Seizure Regulation 468 as contained in the Animals Protection Act 71 of 1962.

    The qualifying learner will be able to understand and explain the following:
  • Organisational procedures and documentation for the receipt of horses.
  • Organisational procedures and documentation for the despatch of horses. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the receipt and despatch of stud horses in which responses display that critical thinking is used for responsible decision making. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in discharging one's duties while receiving and despatching stud horses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in discharging one's duties during the receipt and despatch of stud horses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about the newly arrived horse in order to treat for internal and external parasites. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using appropriate modes of oral and/or written persuasion in dealing with all internal and external role-players to efficiently and humanely receive and despatch stud horses. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  71469   Further Education and Training Certificate: Equine Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.