Jockey Club to Offer $15K Scholarship

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 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. 

15 Best Equine Internships

Are you interested in working with horses?  The equine industry places a high value on hands on experience, so the best way to position yourself for success is to participate in equine internships.  Here are 15 of our favorite equine internships (listed alphabetically): American Horse Publications Internship American Horse Publications (AHP) offers

Horse Racing Photography Contest Announced

Coady Photography has announced the establishment of an annual International Amateur Horse Racing Photography Contest.  All amateur photographers are encouraged to submit up to three photos during the entry period which runs from August 1-31, 2016.  Images may focus on any aspect of horse racing including shots of the track,