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  • What equestrian jobs are there
  • What horsey jobs are there?

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    06-24-2012, 01:02 PM
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Yearling
Horse Jobs Out There!

Hi!

I am getting to the stage in life where I want to know what I want my career to be. I want it to be focused on animals, and more specifically horses(or dogs). If it wouldn't be too much trouble could you please list some jobs that include working with horses or some links to websites that include info about some horsey jobs. Also, if there are some doggie people out there could you do the same for dogs? Thanks sooo much!

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    06-24-2012, 01:18 PM
  #2
Green Broke
For horses you can be:

Professional Saddle Fitter
Farrier
Barn Owner
Barn Manager
Trainer
Pro Groom
Vet - you can specailize in Equine aslo Equine Dentist
Vet Tech
Pro Rider
Own a Tack Shop
Equine Appraiser
Professional Breeder
Profesional Stallion Marketer
Jockey
Equine Massage Therapist
Equine Chiropractor
Equine Nutritionist

That's all I can think of right now..
     
    06-24-2012, 01:31 PM
  #3
Yearling
Thanks!
     
    06-24-2012, 06:31 PM
  #4
Yearling
What qualifications to you need to be a pro groom? Apart from experience.
     
    06-24-2012, 06:46 PM
  #5
Green Broke
I would say only experience... I know some girl that went to Olds College got a summer job with Ian Miller being his groom :) Start out doing braiding and after you get some clientel then you can move up to a groom.
     
    06-24-2012, 08:26 PM
  #6
Yearling
Run feed store
Stable hand
Strapper
track worker
Course designer
Transport
Pony club instructor
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    06-24-2012, 08:30 PM
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Green Broke
Whats a strapper??
     
    06-25-2012, 03:41 AM
  #8
Yearling
Yeah? I wan wondering that too.
     
    06-25-2012, 05:43 AM
  #9
Yearling
Hmm not sure what you guys call them.

A Strapper here is like a racehorse groom.

They help trainers etc with care of horses at the track. Leading them in the mounting yard grooming anything needed.
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    06-25-2012, 12:10 PM
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Yearling
Oh right!
     

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