Six horse enthusiasts have become the first crop of graduates from Joblink Plus’ equine dentistry studies and are set to take their new skills back to rural and remote towns across the country.
Traditionally an 18-month program, the students officially enrolled in November 2018 and were due to graduate in June but faced a number of disruptions due to COVID-19.
Students were required to complete a number of assessments through correspondence and travelled to Tamworth on four seperate occasions to fulfil a total of 400 hours of practical experience.
Their studies culminated at the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) on Friday where they completed their final live examination.
There was no room for error, as the only equine…