Sport Horse Research Internship (Ocala, Florida)

Sport Horse Research Internship (Ocala, Florida)

Kentucky Equine Research is accepting applications for a research internship at its Ocala sport horse research facility. The internship term is October 2021 to June 2022.

This internship will focus on studies related to sport horse nutrition and exercise physiology. The ideal applicant would have an undergraduate degree in animal science or a related science and have experience in three-day event riding through at least training level, as well as experience working with and riding young/green horses. Demonstrated riding proficiency is required.

Duties of this internship include:

-Provide routine health care and management of horses. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cleaning stalls, ration preparation and feeding, and conditioning horses on the treadmill, automatic walker, and under saddle.
-Participate in the performance of standardized exercise tests on a high-speed treadmill and collection of data during exercise studies.
-Organize and monitor field studies related to training and nutrition.

This is a 6-day per week position. Housing and a living stipend are provided.

Expressions of interest including a resume should be directed to:
Jolene Cantoria
Research Barn Manager
[email protected]


Dr. Joe Pagan
[email protected]

Contact Information
[email protected] and [email protected]
Riding, Internship, Research
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Ocala, FL

  • September 28, 2021 8:53 am