horse breeder (horse breeder and trainer)

horse breeder (horse breeder and trainer)

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horse breeder (horse breeder and trainer):

Who are they and what do they do? The task of a horse breeder is to take care of the horses, train them and ride them at horse races or other competitions.

What are the activities of the job? Taking care of stud horses, sport and race horses - preparing, modifying, dosing and feeding, including feed supplements and prophylactic agents - monitoring their health and noticing any symptoms of various horse diseases -, providing first aid, assisting vets who are dealing with sick animals, for example,, and treating horses - removing the dung and cleaning the stables, maintenance and basic repairs of stable equipment - preparing and training horses for flat races, steeplechase and harness races as well as other competition events - keeping physically fit and keeping one's weight - riding horses at the races and other competitions.

Where is it done and under what conditions? The job is done in stables, at training stables and training areas and racing tracks, where varying weather conditions, pollution, unpleasant smells, and animal hair (which can cause allergies) must be expected.

What tools/equipment do they use? The tools most commonly used include e.g. pitchfork, mechanized equipment for feeding horses, devices for cleaning horses, for removing stable manure, air-conditioning equipment, riding equipment and outfit, as well as one's own hands, feet and body.

What do you need to succeed? You need to complete an apprenticeship, secondary or higher education focused on horse breeding, have a positive attitude to horses and animals in general, manual skill, riding skill and limited weight, patience, fast reactions, self discipline, ability to work in a team, good eyesight and hearing.


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