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  1. Horse Jobs
    So over the last few weeks, I've had a few ideas knocking around in my head and I'd like to get some outside opinions. My grandma loves the main/first idea I had but I think that's mostly cause she has a soft spot for horses and is biased when it comes to me xD Hence why outside thoughts and...
  2. Horse Talk
    Hi all! I'm currently going to college to get a major in animal science with emphasis on horse care and equine management. I've been riding for all of my life, and I show/rodeo/ compete very frequently. I've done a lot of training, too. I know that I am competent (even though I also know how...
  3. Horse Jobs
    Hi everyone, I'm super curious as to what everyone here does for living? Horsey or otherwise, do you like your job/career? Would you do something else if you could? I work for a bookie, so it's an office job, full time, 40 hour weeks, while the pay is good it can be quite a volatile industry...
  4. Horse Talk
    Hey everyone! I haven't been a very active member on this forum but I enjoy lurking and gaining knowledge from all you crazy horse experts. :loveshower: So here's my first real post on here. I'm at that point in my education where I really need to decide what to do with my life so I don't waste...
  5. Equine Careers and Education
    Hello everyone! I am really looking to become an Equine Vet, and I was wondering if anyone knew any more about this? I know what course I am going to take through University, but I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the career itself? Thank you! Calli :)
  6. Horse Jobs
    Olympus Training is in search of 1-2 working students. We teach and train dressage and hunter/jumper/equitation. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing stable with nice horses and people. You will learn a ton, get to ride amazing horses and there is room for growth with plenty...
  7. New to Horses
    Sorry if this isn't the appropriate board! I've loved horses since I was a tiny kid (like all of you, I'm sure!). And I've always dreamed of making them my career. However, I was only able to really start about 3 years ago (I'm 20 in a few months). I never had the opportunity to join...
  8. Equine Careers and Education
    Hey all! So here's where I'm at, just curious as to your opinion on being a farrier. How did you become successful? Would you have picked another line of work? Ups and downs of being a farrier? And lastly, how do you feel- if your female, about being a female farrier, is it harder to find work...
  9. Horse Training
    Hey, I was talking to a friend the other day about horses, as I was schooling her horse for her. She said that I would be a good horse trainer, and as I though about it I realized I really want to become one. I'm only 13 now, but I want to know how I could get into the horse training career? Any...
  10. Horse Talk
    Hi!! I'm thinking of doing an Equine Sciences certificate through the University of Guelph (Ontario) and I was curious about others' experiences with the program or another similar one. I want to do it mostly just for interests' sake, but would definitely consider a career in the Equine industry...
  11. Horse Talk
    Hi, guys!... & ladies! :3 This is my first thread! Aiiiee, I'm proud of myself. ^.^ Anyways, to the point.. * Drumroll*.. First of all, I'm Makayla, and I come form North Carolina, In the United States. I've rode since I was about 8, so about 5 years, as I just turned 13! :-P I started riding at...
  12. Horse Talk
    So about a month ago I had was wondering what I wanted to do once I got out of high school since I am a senior this year and it came to me that my dream job would be working at a camp or farm that was based on EAT. The more I research, the more excited I become. I've found colleges that have...
  13. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    It is my dream to own a barn with happy boarders, nice lesson horses, beautiful facilities, etc. I am not sure where to start. I am only in grade 10, and I know that horses cost a lot of money, and are a huge responsability... trust me, I own two at the moment and I notice that sometimes there...
  14. Horse Health
    Hi I'm looking into different careers choices, someone suggested becoming a vet tech. Can anyone who is a vet tech tell me how they like their job? What's the hardest part of your job? If you had it to do over again, would you have chosen a different career? What college or certification...
  15. Member Journals
    Hey Everyone, I have a blog that I have been working on here and there for the last couple years. It is titled "Dream Chaser". It is about my journey to become a professional horse trainer. Right now I only have a dozen or so posts in it. I am wanting to start posting to it more this next...
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