Monthly Archives: July 2010
In our recent equine employment satisfaction survey, the most important element in equine employment for most every horse industry employee is “being appreciated for what I do.” It even ranks ahead of getting a high salary.
All employees like to feel they are appreciated, they are doing important work, and they are contributing to the [...]
Ridgetown’s First Class to Begin Studies at Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Inc. (REACH Huron) in September!
The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH Huron), will welcome the first class of the Performance Horse Handler Certificate Program to the rural community of Clinton this September.
“We expect the first class to consist of 30-35 students who will complete a one-year certificate program delivered by University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus at the [...]
Horse jobs are some of the most exciting in the world, offering everything from travel to flexible schedules. Of course, some are easier to find than most, and it might take time to find great careers working with horses. These are some of the best.
Read more at Suite101: Top Five Horse Jobs: Best Careers for [...]
Stretching Your Horse’s Neck and Shoulder Muscles
Every good show /competition groom knows that there can be a lot of benefit in regularly stretching the muscles of the horse’s neck and shoulders, particularly if they are a little bit stiff.
A simple way to do this with the horse’s cooperation is by using a carrot.
You’ve seen them at the horse shows:‚ Parking lot attendants, Ring Crews, Jump Judges and in the office.‚ Volunteers.‚ God bless ‘em! Being a volunteer offers many benefits: It’s a great way to network and meet like minded people who can help you as you develop your career in the equine industry; [...]
by Beverly A. Buncher
When my clients are wondering what to do first to get their lives or careers back on track, I often ask them how they are doing with the basics. As a life and career coach, who often works with people whose lives are affected by their own or someone elses [...]
It’s show season and I’ve been collecting some of my favourite tips from grooms and barn managers that can make YOUR job a little easier and maybe those loooong‚ days a little shorter during this busy time of year.‚ Got another tip?‚ we’d love to hear it – add a comment to the [...]
by Beverly A. Buncher
Perfectly sane people sometimes experience obstacles in their ability to move forward in their personal life or their career…
Have you ever felt stalled? Helpless almost? So caught up in your own fears of what the future holds that your decision making capabilities don’t feel as reliable as they usually are? [...]
‚ ‚ If you work with horses at an Ontario racetrack, you can apply for workplace insurance for yourself and the people who work for you. You don’t have to under the law but, in fact, the track may require you to get this coverage so you can give them a clearance certificate. If you [...]
The most common mistake we see job seekers make is to underestimate the amount of time and effort it may take to find a good job. Finding a job is a job in itself and should be approached with the same effort and attention to detail as any job. [...]