Horse racing is an equestrian sport which is one of the most ancient of all sports. Races differ in format depending on countries and racing traditions. Horse racing offer exciting social and communal live experience, fashion, celebrity and gambling. Race events bring bloggers, celebrities and social media influencers together. A horse race is the culmination of the work of organisations and a huge number of people.
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The horse racing industry supports employment in different sectors, the industry sustains over 18,600 full-time jobs. The racecourses employ more than 1,800 staff with more than a hundred additional staff on raceday for catering and betting functions. 2,500 employees work full time on raceday with many thousands employed at different racecourses, there are about 5,000 people working on course at largest race. Whether you want to work directly with horses, live-in jobs or be office based there are many opportunities available in racing directories posted daily. Browse list of some of the many jobs available in the horse racing industry.
Racehorse training live-in jobs in the UK offer many benefits such as furnished room, free meals, utilities, cable, wi-fi, free board for one horse, living expenses plus salary. Racehorse trainers also called equine trainers work with both people and their animals. They work with horses to prepare them for riders, races, horse shows and trail work. Broad knowledge on horses and strong communication skills are essential for this position. Trainers must have previous professional experience with horses and a proven track record. A racehorse trainer is responsible for training and overseeing horse routines. They work with a barn manager, foreman or stable staff in larger stables. Trainers are required to work long hours and much of their work is done in the morning.
Duties and tasks of a racehorse trainer include:
• Carrying out daily tasks such as feeding, saddling, bridling and grooming horses
• Making horses accustom to racing equipment such as saddles, bridles, harnesses and sulkies
• Plan and supervise nutritional programmes for horses, monitor the health of horses and consult veterinarians on injuries and ailments.
• Plan and carry out training programmes for horses
• Supervise jockeys, harness drivers, and other stable staff
• Support the training of drivers, track riders and apprentice jockeys in horse riding and horse handling skills
• Plan and select race programmes to get the best placing for a horse
• Advise and consult with horse owners
• Attend race meetings or other horse-related events