Careers with Horses: The Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Dream Job

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This definitive reference book about horse careers features more than two hundred potential jobs in the horse industry. From the traditional careers of trainer, farrier, and veterinarian to inventive options such as sports psychologist, author, and marketing specialist, Vicki Hogue-Davies covers it all. By portraying all the pros and cons of these positions, Davies opens the reader's eyes to the full scope of potentially satisfying careers. Separate sections are dedicated to evaluations options according to experience and educations, advising on the best ways to search for jobs, and offering counsel and guidance to those who aspire to start their own business. Extensive appendices are also included to give job seekers every opportunity to find the perfect career for them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931993050
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Horse Industry in America 4
Chapter 2 Finding Your Place 12
Chapter 3 Horse Industry Experience 24
Chapter 4 Your Education 32
Chapter 5 Get the Job 64
Chapter 6 Starting a Business 84
Chapter 7 Breeding Careers 94
Chapter 8 Communications and Creative Careers 112
Chapter 9 Equine Health and Welfare Careers 166
Chapter 10 Events, Judging, and Training Careers 214
Chapter 11 Horseracing Careers 260
Chapter 12 Human Health and Well-Being Careers 304
Chapter 13 Industry Service Careers 332
Chapter 14 Industry Support Careers 356
Chapter 15 Marketing and Sales Careers 376
Chapter 16 Manufacturing and Production Careers 412
Chapter 17 Research and Education Careers 430
Chapter 18 Horse Recreation Careers 456
Chapter 19 Transportation and Facilities Careers 498
Appendices 510
Index 614
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Omg, totes awse!

    So, i realy like horses, i do show jumping, only. MY horse whisper is fantastic! She can do anything! Ok, i want to work as a pro athlete on horses so i get sources from this book! PLEASE GET THE BOOK, IT WOULD MEAN SO MUCH TO ME AND WHISPER!!!

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