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Equine Career Options

An overview of careers available in the equine industry. Links are provided that give additional information about each of the career groups.

Career opportunities in the equine industry span the globe, providing flexibility of location for those looking for smaller and greater spheres in which to operate. Here we have listed some general areas as well as opportunities at various levels and locations. Use the links for specifics about the listed careers.

Equine Agritourism consists of camps, trail rides and other opportunities where horses and entertainment co-exist.

Equine apparel, clothing

An overview of various equine associations related to breed, discipline, common interest with emphasis on career opportunities. Quote by Michele Lynch (Secretary Mid-American Breeders Association).

An very brief overview of the bedding industry associated with horses.

An overview of careers associated with equine reproduction, equine breeding, rules associated with breeding, etc.

equine business management accountant advertising attorney marketing, public relations, pr, sales

equine horse communications editor graphic design illustrator journalist publications marketing photographers public relations sales public relations pr subscription video videographer producer website writer author

Equine Education encompasses a wide range of possibilities from informal workshops and clinics to advanced degrees.

Horses are frequently involved in entertainment. Entertainers may be contracted for events such as fairs, or to provide specific horses and activities in the motion picture industry.

Equine saddles, bridles, starting gates, jumps, transportation, stalls.

Each breed, riding, or driving style has its own events at the state, regional, and national levels with some going to international competitions. These generally include some form of competition either in the show ring or on a race course and have a public spectator component. Rodeo.

Overview of equine facility opportunities including a career listing and links to professional associations, public facilities and other facility links.

Overview of careers, educational opportunities and associations available in the area of horse farm and ranch management.

Equine career associated with the care of the hoof.

Careers associated with equine health including administration, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, marketers, researchers, etc.

Overview of careers associated with the sale of horses and semen. (Auctioneer, Bloodstock Agent, Grooms, Marketing, Publicists, Handlers)

Overview of careers related to equine legislation and understanding of government.

Career ideas related to equine nutrition.

Career opportunities related to sale of equine real estate facilities.

Career Opportunities in the area of equine training