Horses are utilized today for a wide variety of recreational purposes, and in a society where discretionary funds can be spent in numerous ways, there has never been a time in the equine community when business-trained professionals are in higher demand.
The opportunities for employment in the horse business are amazingly varied, crossing numerous occupational categories, including:
- Equine product sales
- Farm management
- Bloodstock advisory
- Media and marketing
- Horse training
- Race track management
- Trade association administration
- Horse health care management
Employers of EIP graduates include Churchill Downs, The Jockey Club, the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, the Florida Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, NTRA Advantage, International Racehorse Transport, the Kentucky Horse Park, and a variety of well-known farms, training operations, and bloodstock agencies.