Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Jobs'

Dream Jobs: Equestrian Public Relations

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 3, 2012
Attending the Olympics and meeting the world’s top riders and horses is all part of Rebecca Walton’s equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko Lifelong rider Rebecca Walton has found her dream job with horses by working in public relations. She represents elite equestrians and their horses as a senior account executive… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Mounted Archer

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 13, 2012
Shooting arrows on horseback became a passion for Katie Stearns, and teaching equestrian martial arts became her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Katie Stearns, also known as Morwen or The Flying Dutchess, has built a business based on her love of mounted archery. She conducts clinics and gives riding lessons… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Saddle Fitter

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 9, 2012
Sarah Steel uses her equestrian career to help horses and riders perform their best. by Karen Braschayko Sarah Steel has been riding since childhood, and she turned her love of equines into a business. As a saddle fitter in Yorkshire, England, she travels the countryside to help horses and their… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Life Skills Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 18, 2012
By teaching life skills through the aid of horses, Sara Crum helps at-risk youth with her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Sara Crum’s career with horses began when she volunteered at a therapeutic riding center and was inspired to learn more. Nearly 10 years later, she has earned certification as a… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equine Massage Therapist

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 8, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Beverly Peck of Buffalo, New York, has built a business that keeps her very near horses — touching them, in fact. Certified as a massage therapist for humans, she expanded her skills and her business to include agility dogs and equines as well. Both Peck’s love of… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Western Saddlemaker

Expert Equestrian Articles — June 14, 2012
Wendy Allen has spent four decades crafting Western saddles, and her innovation and tenacity have changed the industry. by Karen Braschayko Master saddlemaker Wendy Allen has helped thousands of horses and riders while building her reputation as a rock star of the saddlery world. Most famous for her cutting saddles,… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Handling the Budweiser Clydesdales

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 2, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Have you ever seen the magnificent Budweiser Clydesdales on a commercial or in a parade and wondered what it would be like to take care of them? Jeff Knapper worked his way up from handler to general manager of Clydesdale Operations for Anheuser-Busch. Here he shares behind-the-scenes… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Horse Photographer in the English Countryside

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 20, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Sharon Malone spends her days in fields, woodlands and stables photographing gorgeous horses and the people who love them. Here she tells us how she and partner Andy Hopkinson created their equine photography business, The Horse Photographers, in North Yorkshire, England. She also shares touching stories about… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Helping Others as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 15, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Have you ever wanted a job that makes you feel completely satisfied at the end of the day, knowing you did something good and helped others? Jan Vescelius has this gratification every day as director and head therapeutic riding instructor at Therapeutic Riding, Incorporated (TRI) of Ann… Read more »