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Career description:

Equestrians ride and compete with horses for a living. Each equestrian has their own experience, so a full description can not be provided.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Prepare horses for competition in a variety of disciplines, manage equine diet and nutrition in preparation for breeding
  • Work with students of all ages to improve equitation
  • Manage a stable or other equine facility
  • Train of beginner to advanced students in equitation and general riding
  • Educate future equestrians in two-year or four-year degree programs
  • Work with client’s horses and developing a program that will allow the horses to perform to their potential in the competition arena

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