Vivid Understanding A Racehorse Trainer

By Tammie Caldwell


A racehorse is under the care and training from Race horse trainers. The job of a racehorse trainer is a package of several activities, this includes; exercising and training program, general horse management and making the horse get acquainted to human handling and making the horse friendly. The services are professional and experience is paramount.

The horse coach, will also select from the options the best race for the horse to engage. This field has gained popularity and gained appreciation over time. The tutor earns bountifully from races won and consultancy fees. However the job comes with its challenges.

Life experience of a racehorse coach, would give a glimpse of a trainers job and life. According to her, she is in job latest by half past six each morning. She will go ahead to mucking off her five horses. The board will give direction on the horses schedules for that day. Each horse will takes to three canters, which is based on the individual horse quality level. The mid morning episode ends by noon and resumes by three in the afternoon. The horses will be groomed, hay fed and mucking of the horses. This goes on to half to seven in the evening as sunsets.

Racehorse training needs no specific training to venture this lucrative fun filled field profession. For anyone above nineteen years no need college training. For underage enthusiasts it is compulsory for admission into a college to acquire a Level two diploma. The normal horse riding is a prerequisite for this job but riding racehorses is complex in terms of technicalities and styles. The training requires teamwork but individual racing is critical to enhance abrupt decision making when needed. Passion and dedication are critical in the field; the job has been defined tagged as taxing, a trainer needs to work on weekends and long hours.

The job is defined to be thrilling and full of ecstasy, Racehorse training has the dark side, this includes, meager earning per year, reports from the Labor statistics bureau have shown earnings of between sixteen thousand and fifty three thousand US dollars per year. This has led to its low ranking by the basis of pay when compared with other industries in the United States

Secondly, the job is physically taxing; the job is muscular, from bending, climbing, riding on a horse bark, the running thrill. The horse tutor is tasked with feeding, cleanliness program and grooming of all the horses under their care. This is usually a source of fatigue and why this job is termed as physically demanding.

This job makes the race horse trainer vulnerable to injuries. A horse is sometimes aggressive or defiant animal. The trainer may get a bite, vulnerable to the electric kicks, or being stepped on. This job has been rated to be prone to injuries and death as compared to other jobs in related contexts. A tired horse, ill or a horse on heat is hard to handle.

The ever-changing design of this job is a disadvantage by itself. This is an unpredictable job, handling different animals, under different conditions and with different states of health makes it more complex. The state of the animal will dictate its behavior and is responsible of unruly nature of these animals.




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