The Jockey Club has announced that it will award a $15,000 scholarship ($7,500 per semester) to an outstanding student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an equine or potentially equine-related field. The scholarship, which was first awarded in 2017, is intended for a current or prospective college student with an interest in
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 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.