50 Careers With Horses!: From Accountant to Wrangler

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Pub. Date: 1996-01-01
Publisher(s): Breakthrough Pubns
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Guaranteed to be the definitive guide to careers in the horse industry -- from "Accountant" to "Wrangler". Well-known equestrian writer, Bonnie Kreitler has taken a practical, realistic approach. Young people making a choice of schools as well as adults contemplating mid-life career changes will find valuable chapters on everything from education to job search strategies, starting a small business and financial planning. Appendices you won't see anywhere else list all equestrian schools, colleges, breed and sport associations in the U.S. Packed with information about educational requirements, income expectations, job descriptions, ways to build experience, and more. An important book for every horse lover considering full time or part-time involvement in the horse industry.

Table of Contents

The Horse Industry
The Golden Age
Between the Wars
The Second Half-Century
The Horse Industry of the Future
Career Close-up: Veterinary Technician
Focusing on a Goal
Job Opportunities in the Horse Industry
Education vs. Experience
Working Conditions
A Comfortable Income
The Rich Life
Career Close-up: Manufacturer
Educational Options
Trade Schools and Short Courses
Two-Year Degree Programs
Four-Year Programs
Advanced Degrees
If You Have To Ride
Funding An Equine Education
Education Guides
Career Close-up: Veterinarian
Getting Experience
While You Are In High School
Beyond High School
Getting Paid While You Get Experience
Certification Programs
Career Close-up: Riding Instructor
Getting Hired
The Resume
The Cover Letter
The Business Card
Finding Job Leads
The Interview
Career Close-up: Insurance Agent
Starting a Business
Surveying The Market
Income and Cost Projections
Pricing Your Product Or Service
Legal Matters Accounting
Finding Customers
Further Business Advice
Career Close-up: Farrier
50 Careers in the Horse Industry
An Alphabetical Listing
Career Close-up: Huntsman
Appendix 176(15)
School Addresses
Select Equine Sport Associations
The 25 Largest Breed Associations
Regional Horse Directories
Index 191

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