Biosecurity Course

Biosecurity is the things that we do to prevent the introduction and spread of diseases.  On a thoroughbred breeding farm, biosecurity measures are the day-to-day practices that help stop new horses from introducing diseases to the farm and that prevent humans and horses from spreading diseases to other horses on the farm.

This course includes the Learning Modules:

1. Using PPE 
2. Biosecurity On Farm

Accreditation: TBA Biosecurity Course Certificate of Completion.

Meet The Experts

Dr Michelle Maidment
Veterinarian at Coolmore Stud

Upon graduating the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2008, Dr Michelle Maidment moved to Australia to intern at Randwick Equine Centre.
This was followed by a move back to the UK where she worked with sport and leisure horses at Lambourn Equine. Michelle then spent a year working doing stud work in Newcastle.

She has worked at Coolmore in the Hunter Valley since 2013. She enjoys seeing foals on the farm progress to racehorses and then return as breeding stallions and mares.  
Kelsey Dance
Broodmare Manager at Rosemont Stud

Kelsey Dance is the Broodmare Manager - Pregnant Mares and Foaling Unit, at Rosemont Stud in Victoria. 
Kelsey grew up showing horses. She did a Cert II in Equine Studies while in high school and then did an Advanced Diploma in Horse Management.   

She started working with thoroughbreds in 2011.   
She loves the thoroughbred personality, being hands-on with the horses every day and watching them progress from birth through to the racetrack and in their careers after racing.   

Kelsey has worked in many facets of stud farm life including in the office, yearling prep, dry mares and pregnant mares.

Modules Included

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