Mounted Police Officer Career Overview

Mounted police officers are law enforcement professionals tasked with patrolling a designated area on horseback to provide crowd control and promote public safety. Duties Mounted police officers are most frequently involved with crowd control for events and also monitor populated areas to ensure public welfare.  The officer’s horse greatly enhances their physical

Riding Instructor Career Overview

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. 

Equine Vet Student Scholarships Awarded

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation (AAEP) has announced that 25 veterinary students will receive Winner’s Circle scholarships to help defray the cost of their fourth year of study. The awards range in value from $1,500 to $5,000 per student and total $104,000 for the group. The Winner’s Circle