Description: Sales may be conducted in many ways (through representatives and public auctions) and may consist of sales of semen (except in the thoroughbred industry) or animals.
Proximity to Horses: Variable
Specific careers related to horse sales:
- Auctioneer and assistants
- Bloodstock Agents
- Clerical staff
- Facility managers
- Marketing personnel
- Professional handlers
Preparation Required: Certification requirements vary from state to state and frequently also from location to location. You will want to check the requirements in the area in which you plan to work.
- Missouri Auction School - http://www.auctionschool.com/
- Nashville Auction School - http://www.learntoauction.com/
- The Ohio Auction School - http://www.theohioauctionschool.com/page/page/4308558.htm
- World Wide College of Auctioneering - http://www.worldwidecollegeofauctioneering.com/
Related Associations and Other Links1: Most, if not all, states have a state auctioneer association. Check for one in your state. They may or may not have members and services in the equine area, but should provide support for auctioneers within the association, regardless of specialty.
- California State Auctioneers Association - http://www.caauctioneers.org/
- Colorado Auctioneers Association - http://www.coauctioneers.org/
- Ohio Auctioneers Association - http://www.ohioauctioneers.org/
- Kansas Auctioneers Association - http://kansasauctioneers.com/
- Tennessee Auctioneers Association - http://www.tnauctioneers.com/
- Texas Auctioneers Association, Inc. - http://www.texasauctioneers.org/
- Addis Equine Services - http://www.addisequineauctions.com/ez_DynPage_Detail.aspx?ID=36
- Barretts Equine Limited - http://www.barretts.com/
- Brightwells Equine - http://www.brightwells.com/Equine/Default.aspx
- Equine Auction Group, LTD - http://www.equineauctiongroup.com/
- Fasig Tiption - http://www.fasigtipton.com/
- Frontier Equine Auctions, LLC - http://www.frontierequineauctions.com/
- Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing & Sales - http://ww2.keeneland.com/sales/default.aspx
- Preferred Equine - http://www.preferredequine.com/
- South Florida Equine Auction Company - http://www.southfloridaequineauction.com/
1Links do not indicate endorsement of the site or related organizations, but are provided as a starting point for the user in determining credibility and relevance for their purposes.