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Horse Careers

Learn all about the horse careers available to horse people and those desiring to work with the horse industry. The horse industry has such a variety of vocational options. It’s not just about being a barn manager, trainer, or riding instructor. Horse Illustrated and Young Rider explore careers as an equine business marketer, equine body worker, veterinarian, novelist, nutritionist, equine extension specialist, horse photographer, mounted police officer, horse rescue director, horse show judge, university equine faculty, course builder, equine lawyer, show manager, horse camp counselor, saddle fitter, owner of a horse boarding facility, and much more. Find your perfect horse vocation.

Equines Fighting Fires Help Save Lives

We've all heard of heroic firefighters stopping the spread of massive wildfires, but did you know that those same men…

5 months ago

Empowering Women with the Kenyan Collection

Intertwining her love for horses and fashion, Cindy Lay has built a flourishing equestrian boutique from humble beginnings and runs…

6 months ago

Podcast Episode 12: Equine Adoption and Horses in Hollywood

For mobile access, click here to listen in your browser. In the 12th episode of The Horse Illustrated Episode of…

7 months ago

Hollywood Stunt Horse Trainer

The Lone Ranger, The Magnificent Seven, Hostiles, and News of the World will likely conjure up thoughts of the stars…

7 months ago

Readers’ Choice: Best Veterinarian

Do you think you have the best veterinarian? These stories from HI readers about incredible vets might give your vet…

8 months ago

Rehabilitating Horses in Need

Rehabilitating horses who have experienced abuse or neglect and giving it new life can be a very gratifying experience. However,…

8 months ago

Podcast Episode #6: Sisters Horsing Around, Colton Woods, and The Mustangs film for October 26, 2021 from Title Sponsor Straight Arrow Products

In the sixth episode of The Horse Illustrated Episode of Horses in the Morning, sponsored by Title Sponsor Straight Arrow…

1 year ago

Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls

Trick riders at work are a sight to behold. Watching them swing around, perform handstands, and dangle inches from the…

1 year ago

Horse Career: Daily Life as a Barn Manager

Have you wondered if riding will have to take a back seat to your career once you’ve graduated from college?…

1 year ago

Annelise Klepper Talks About Her Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel

I’m Annelise Klepper. I'm a 15-year-old international-level Junior dressage rider from Ohio and co-founder of Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel. I design…

1 year ago