Riding instructors teach riding lessons and coach students who wish to compete in various equestrian disciplines. Duties Riding instructors train students by designing skill building exercises for the horse and rider. They critique their students’ form, give advice on proper techniques, and teach general horsemanship skills such as grooming, saddling, and bandaging.
According to preliminary data from the Veterinary Medical College Application Services (VMCAS), the number of vet school applications increased sharply from 2015 to 2016, growing at a rate of more than ten percent. The number of individual student applicants also increased about six percent over the prior year. In 2016 the