Monthly Archives: July 2009
Be Prepared for July 24 Federal Minimum Wage Increase
The federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees increases to $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009.
By law, you are required to post this new information.
Make sure your labor law postings are current.
For more information – please visit the FLSA webpage at http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/flsa/
Scholarships for 33 equine veterinarian students
June 28, 2009
by Elisabeth Jensen
Thirty-three students studying equine veterinary medicine in 28 American states, four Canadian provinces and one school in the West Indies will continue their education with a financial boost from the Winner’s Circle Scholarship Program.
Under a partnership of The Race For Education, the American Association of Equine [...]
This combination home study/classroom study program offers equine enthusiasts the opportunity to engage in our program with only 2 days away from home!
Study at your leisure over 20 days and then attend the Equissage facility for 3 days of hands on learning!
Interested students please email today. In class dates are July 17-19.
Course is offered at [...]
8 Hints on Writing Effective Internet Postings!
By Davis Advertising
1. Use your Employee Value Proposition
Before you delve into the position that is being advertised, you must first determine the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). A well-written EVP offers a compelling answer to the question, “Why would good talent want to work for our company rather than [...]
Show groomers share secret techniques for making their horses stand out on show day.
Every top show groom has his or her own bag of tricks out of which they pull some secret technique to make their horses stand out. Here’s a list of tips to help you shine on show day:
For really white socks or [...]
May 20, 2009
Canada’s Equestrian Team has joined up with Masterfeeds to raise funds for its campaign up to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Kentucky in 2010.
Dr Lyons, CEO and founder of Alltech, and Rob Flack, president of Masterfeeds Inc, seal the deal for Masterfeeds as Official Gold Feed Partner of the Alltech FEI [...]
From the Alberta Equestrian Federation
May 15, 2009
The AEF is very excited to announce that we are now offering a brand new Western learn to ride program! This program is designed for children 5 years old and up and their parents and/or coaches. It is a program devoted solely to the initiation of equitation and to [...]
Horse Career Possibilities”‚¬Choose Your Path
I. What are your skills and areas of interest?
II. Careers related to the horse industry that you probably wouldn’t think of:
III. Careers that have daily contact with horses:
IV. Careers that are related to horses:
V. What does the horse industry offer?
VI. How much education will you need?
Five Points to Consider!
I. What are [...]
What It Takes To Be A Jockey
By Frank Lovato Jr.
(article appeared in Horses Magazine, issue Aug. 2008)
For many youngsters who feel the need for speed via horseback, the idea of becoming a thoroughbred jockey seems the perfect solution. I get so many kids each year that come to me looking for some sort of advice [...]
Groom One Online – Phase Three Register Now Open!
Semester: Summer 2009
Start Date: June 01, 2009
End Date: September 27, 2009
This online course is designed for newcomers to the horse industry who wish to become competent, employable grooms at either a racetrack or a training facility. Groom One is a CD based course, with each of the [...]