Category: Horse Careers

Horse Careers

Horses and Heels

Eight years ago, after losing a job through no fault of her own­ (the Cleveland-based record label she worked for…

2 weeks ago

YR Career Files: Professional Groom

When you think of what it means to groom your horse, you probably picture a hoof pick, some brushes and…

4 weeks ago

YR Career Files: Equine Business Marketing

"I certainly dreamed of riding as a career—what girl doesn’t dream of going to the Olympics!” says Amy Cairy. Amy…

2 months ago

YR Career Files: Hands-on Horse Experience

A horse has more than 700 muscles in his body. These all have to work together to keep him sound…

2 months ago

Life at Vet U

Being in vet school is crazy enough without cameras following you around. Morgan Taylor was one of the vet students…

4 months ago

YR Career Files: Equestrian Novelist

“There’s a whole other world out there waiting to be discovered in books,” says Jess Burkhart. She’s the author of…

5 months ago

YR Career Files: Equine Nutritionist

The next time you open a bag of horse feed, examine what’s inside. There’s probably some corn, oats, vitamins and…

6 months ago

Careers in the Horse Industry: Physical Therapist Specializing in Hippotherapy

Thanks to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, and rider Hallie for their assistance with this video.…

2 years ago

Careers in the Horse Industry: Equine Extension Specialist

If you grew up in 4-H or live near a land-grant university, you may be familiar with equine extension specialists,…

2 years ago

Day in the Life of a Horse Photographer

If you read Horse Illustrated, you've probably already seen her work. Shelley Paulson is a talented equine photographer; her photography…

2 years ago