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Equine Guelph is delighted to announce two new equine certificate programs!
The Equine Veterinary Technician Certificate – This certificate has been designed for Veterinary Technicians to develop an Equine specific specialty. The program will be available beginning this fall and will consist of three online courses and three face-to-face courses. We’ll post the brochure and more [...]
So you want to work as a racetrack trainer? Here are some things you need to know courtesy of www.HorseJobs.ca
Our society builds into young people the idea that getting a good job means going to college. In many ways this is true. However, some college degrees are very targeted towards a particular type of job and others are not. For instance, if you want to be a [...]
Justin works as a professional dressage groom for Belinda Trussel and John MacPherson at Oakcrest farms in Ontario. In this blog he shares his top ten tips for beings prepared as a show groom.
Equine studies degrees of various sizes and descriptions are pretty popular with students these days. However, a degree is not a top priority for many equine employers. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your equine studies degree:
1. Most horse industry employers will have little idea about what you studied [...]
William Woods University Adds New Major in Equine General Studies
Lexington, Kentucky – William Woods University (WWU) will offer a new major this fall – a Bachelor of Science degree in Equine General Studies, with concentrations in Equestrian Studies, Therapeutic Riding, Equine Art, Equine Media and Equine Leadership.
“When my advisor told me [...]
Canadian Reportable Equine Diseases, 2010
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is in charge of federally reportable animal diseases in Canada. Reportable diseases are those that have specific reporting (and usually control) measures that are legislated. The list of reportable diseases is restricted to diseases with particular potential for severe impact on animals, both in terms [...]
What are they? While teleseminars have become commonplace in many industries, they are just beginning to catch on with equestrians. Many equestrians don’t know what a teleseminar is or how they work. Allow me to help you with that. There are a few different types of teleseminars. What they all [...]
In this day of increasing tuition and tightening family budgets, equine students are increasingly turning to student loans to make ends meet in their education. For their part, admissions departments are even suggesting student loans as a way to invest in the future and increase the equine student’s ability to [...]
Did you know that most horse industry employers have very little idea what students learn in an Equine Studies or other equine related degree? Unfortunately, lots of students spend time and money obtaining a degree without understanding the value of the degree in the job market.
For most jobs, getting [...]