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Internships

Al-Marah Arabian Farm

Live-In Student

Live In Student Position.Student would help with a variety of tasks that include the following: grooming, feeding, cleaning stalls, light office work, riding, schooling, or training horses, helping customers and more! Students will live on property, receive free meals, some show travel, weekly pay, weekly lessons with head trainer Kassie Barteau and other trainers to include dressage and liberty.

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All American Quarter Horse Congress

Media Intern

The All American Quarter Horse Congress Media Intern will assist in all areas of marketing, public relations and community outreach. Responsibilities:

 

· The intern must have excellent customer service skills to assist customers with ticket purchases within the Press Office and work alongside the Press Office Lead.

· Issuing press credentials, setting up media interviews and photo opportunities; helping with content for early morning live newscasts

· Will help with Congress events, meetings, and parties

· The intern may help prepare e-news, press releases, social media posts, website content, printed publications, ticket sales initiatives and promotions, and general press room duties

· The intern may also help maintain accurate records on marketing partnerships, press coverage and clippings, contracts and mailing lists

 

Requirements

· Must be outgoing, motivated and detail-oriented with project management and organizational skills

· Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be able to think on quickly, and work well under pressure

·  Must have strong written and oral communications skills, proper phone etiquette, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, social media platforms, familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator are a plus. Photography skills are a plus

· Be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school

· Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

· Be able to commit to at least 24-32 hours per week from September 1st – October 28th

To apply, email your cover letter, resume and two work samples (photography and writing) to media@oqha.com

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American Paint Horse Association

Internships

TX - Fort Worth

The American Paint Horse Association offers a great, well-rounded intern experience, providing exposure to a variety of departments. Get immersed in what it takes to run an international equine breed registry.  There are four internships available: 

  • Accounting

  • Marketing/Videography

  • Performance

  • Publications

Visit the APHA website for details on each opportunity

American Quarter Horse Association - Amarillo, TX

Internship

TX - Amarillo

If you're a hard-working, enthusiastic college student looking for an exciting internship in the horse industry, we have three internship opportunities each semester at AQHA Headquarters in Amarillo, plus an international internship each summer. Our internships are ideal for students pursuing careers in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing and other related fields.

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American Youth Horse Council

Internship

Remote

The American Youth Horse Council is seeking to fill three internship positions in each of the spring, summer and fall semesters. Internships provide tasks and engagements of national importance and result in elevated resume building and national networking. We offer a fully remote, flexible schedule and hours with a minimum of three hours per week. The interns will report directly to the AYHC Executive Director and work in collaboration with various AYHC committees. Applicants should have good written and verbal communications skills, a passion for technical and creative writing, excellent attention to detail and a strong work ethic.


Education/Training:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent

  • Pursuing a degree in a relevant subject, such as Agriculture Marketing, Agriculture Communications, Equine Science, Animal Science or Agriculture Education with preference given to Agriculture Marketing or Communications students

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software

  • Experience in Canva is preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms, video editing and graphic design is preferred

  • Results-oriented with a high level of attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Increase your visibility by using the word alfalfa within your cover letter or email subject line

  • Knowledge and experience within the equine industry is preferred

  • Self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision, but also work effectively within a team

  • Coachable and eager to learn and improve based on constructive feedback

Each internship will run for the duration of the semester as follows

  • Spring semester (January to May) application deadline October 1

  • Summer semester (May to August) application deadline February 1

  • Fall semester (August to December) application deadline March 1

To apply, submit resume, cover letter, three references and at least one writing sample to info@ayhc.com  Please indicate the semester(s) for which you are applying. Applicants will be considered for all three projects and preferences will be discussed during the interview process.


Arabian Horse Association

Youth Programs Intern

Internship Length: May 2020 - July 2020

Status: Intern

Salary: Unpaid. Travel expenses will be paid for on behalf of AHA including flight, hotel and per diem.

Application Method: Please submit resumes to Cristina.miranda@arabianhorses.org.

INTRODUCTION: As a full-service breed association, the Arabian Horse Association seeks to meet the breeding, competitive and recreational interests of all Arabian horse owners. As the official breed registry for the Arabian horse industry, the AHA Registry has registered more than 1 million Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses since its founding in 1908, ensuring the integrity and perpetuation of the breed.

AHA offers events and competitions bringing together to share the joys of Arabian horse ownership. Membership in the AHA has its privileges and provides access to registration, programs, competitions and other services.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with planning and execution of youth fundraising event

  • Manage orders for youth and general AHA booth in the box and promotional orders

  • Monitor RYTT contest and results, help establish way of tracking points electronically and assist with updates to program

  • Assist with preparations and orders for Judging and Hippology contest

  • Assist in soliciting and communicating with youth sponsors

  • Assist in social media presence

  • Assist in promotional material updates and rewrites

  • Perform other marketing duties and accepts other responsibilities as assigned

GOALS: The AHA Youth Programs Intern will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to run events and manage youth programs. At the duration of the internship, the intern will have developed a list of contacts within the equine industry and seen a fundraiser through the entire process of planning, development, and execution.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Seeking an individual majoring in an equine program, education, marketing, or related field, who desires to learn more about youth programs and breed associations and develop skills to work within the horse industry.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong writing and organizational skills.

  • Self-starter with the ability to follow-through with a project.

  • Must be detail-oriented, flexible and able to multi-task.

  • Horse experience and knowledge.

  • Social media experience a plus.

  • Must be able and willing to travel as required.

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds.

  • Can walk, stand, and sit for long periods.

  • Able to work on a computer for long periods.

Arabian Horse Association

Blogging Intern

Remote

Do you love writing and have a creative mind-set? Are you a self-starter and want to get an “IN” in the publishing arena? Then we want you! Arabian Horse Association’s Arabian Horse Life blog (www.arabianhorselife.com) is looking for a non-paid blogger to create bi-weekly blog posts. Topics will vary in subject matter such as industry news, topics Arabian horse owners and their horses and lifestyle themes. The blogger will be given topics to write about, but will also have the opportunity to come up with original content. Blogging intern will also be responsible for gathering all content for the blog post (i.e. pictures, videos, etc.). The blogging intern must be familiar with AP style writing, Google Drive and Microsoft Word. Intern will need to provide own equipment to complete tasks (i.e. video camera, computer, cell phone, etc.). Four open positions, which work remotely, are available.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and samples of writing and/or video blog posts to Stephanie.ruff@arabianhorses.org. Remember, we are a team of fun, driven individuals so we are looking for the same in a team member. If you are creative and enjoy having fun, make sure to wow us with your submission!

***This is NOT a paid internship. Internships last for six months with the possibility to extend another six months.***

 

Arabian Horse Association

10805 East Bethany Drive Aurora, Colo. 80014 303.696.4500

Boyle Ranch - California

Internship

This Program is fast paced and filled with educational opportunities only gained by working in the industry. Individuals must be quick learners, energetic, optimistic, reliable and professional. This is a full time commitment. We do provide shared furnished housing and a weekly allowance.

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Chronicle of the Horse

Editorial Internship

The Chronicle of the Horse offers an editorial internship for people interested in horses and journalism, based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. (No telecommuters.) Our internship gives interns a real feel for publishing.

The job description varies little from the actual duties of the editorial staff. We work with the intern, offering personal attention and a level of responsibility fitted to the individual. Successful candidates arrive at the Chronicle ready to hit the ground running thanks to strong writing skills, familiarity with our products and in-depth sport horse knowledge. We are proud of our program.

Duties include:
-Fact checking
-Researching
-Writing news, features and other content for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, coth.com and Untacked
-Managing and publishing photo galleries online
-Special web projects
-Interviewing experts for profiles or features

Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, with some flexibility possible. Interns will work in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. Some weekends are spent on assignment. Rolling internships available.

Requirements:
-Strong writing background
-Knowledge of English horse sports. A competitive background is strongly suggested.
-Interest in a journalism career
-Talent for photography helpful
-Knowledge of AP Style and multimedia skills helpful
-Familiarity with WordPress helpful
-Compensation is $7.25/hour or academic credit. Housing is the responsibility of the intern; we will assist in your search. A car is necessary.

Most of the editorial staff at the Chronicle started their careers as interns. The internship is a great fit for college graduates as well as top college students. Graduates of our internship program have worked at news outlets like Practical Horseman, In Stride, The Horse, Condé Naste Traveler, Horse-Journal and CBC. Other former interns are now working in fields of equine photography and public relations, and others work as freelance writers.

In the past interns have written cover stories for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, produced behind-the-scenes videos at events, blogged for coth.com and pitched ideas for projects to the editorial staff that we helped them carry out.

We are currently accepting applications for interns for 2020. This internship is based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office, and telecommuting is not an option.

To apply: email résumé, cover letter, equestrian background, writing sample and availability to: Kieran Paulsen, kpaulsen@coth.com

The Chronicle of the Horse offers an editorial internship for people interested in horses and journalism, based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. (No telecommuters.) Our internship gives interns a real feel for publishing.

The job description varies little from the actual duties of the editorial staff. We work with the intern, offering personal attention and a level of responsibility fitted to the individual. Successful candidates arrive at the Chronicle ready to hit the ground running thanks to strong writing skills, familiarity with our products and in-depth sport horse knowledge. We are proud of our program.

Duties include:
-Fact checking
-Researching
-Writing news, features and other content for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, coth.com and Untacked
-Managing and publishing photo galleries online
-Special web projects
-Interviewing experts for profiles or features

Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, with some flexibility possible. Interns will work in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. Some weekends are spent on assignment. Rolling internships available.

Requirements:
-Strong writing background
-Knowledge of English horse sports. A competitive background is strongly suggested.
-Interest in a journalism career
-Talent for photography helpful
-Knowledge of AP Style and multimedia skills helpful
-Familiarity with WordPress helpful
-Compensation is $7.25/hour or academic credit. Housing is the responsibility of the intern; we will assist in your search. A car is necessary.

Most of the editorial staff at the Chronicle started their careers as interns. The internship is a great fit for college graduates as well as top college students. Graduates of our internship program have worked at news outlets like Practical Horseman, In Stride, The Horse, Condé Naste Traveler, Horse-Journal and CBC. Other former interns are now working in fields of equine photography and public relations, and others work as freelance writers.

In the past interns have written cover stories for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, produced behind-the-scenes videos at events, blogged for coth.com and pitched ideas for projects to the editorial staff that we helped them carry out.

We are currently accepting applications for interns for 2020. This internship is based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office, and telecommuting is not an option.

To apply: email résumé, cover letter, equestrian background, writing sample and availability to: Kieran Paulsen, kpaulsen@coth.com

The Chronicle of the Horse offers an editorial internship for people interested in horses and journalism, based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. (No telecommuters.) Our internship gives interns a real feel for publishing.

The job description varies little from the actual duties of the editorial staff. We work with the intern, offering personal attention and a level of responsibility fitted to the individual. Successful candidates arrive at the Chronicle ready to hit the ground running thanks to strong writing skills, familiarity with our products and in-depth sport horse knowledge. We are proud of our program.

Duties include:
-Fact checking
-Researching
-Writing news, features and other content for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, coth.com and Untacked
-Managing and publishing photo galleries online
-Special web projects
-Interviewing experts for profiles or features

Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, with some flexibility possible. Interns will work in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. Some weekends are spent on assignment. Rolling internships available.

Requirements:
-Strong writing background
-Knowledge of English horse sports. A competitive background is strongly suggested.
-Interest in a journalism career
-Talent for photography helpful
-Knowledge of AP Style and multimedia skills helpful
-Familiarity with WordPress helpful
-Compensation is $7.25/hour or academic credit. Housing is the responsibility of the intern; we will assist in your search. A car is necessary.

Most of the editorial staff at the Chronicle started their careers as interns. The internship is a great fit for college graduates as well as top college students. Graduates of our internship program have worked at news outlets like Practical Horseman, In Stride, The Horse, Condé Naste Traveler, Horse-Journal and CBC. Other former interns are now working in fields of equine photography and public relations, and others work as freelance writers.

In the past interns have written cover stories for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, produced behind-the-scenes videos at events, blogged for coth.com and pitched ideas for projects to the editorial staff that we helped them carry out.

We are currently accepting applications for interns for 2020. This internship is based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office, and telecommuting is not an option.

To apply: email résumé, cover letter, equestrian background, writing sample and availability to: Kieran Paulsen, kpaulsen@coth.com

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Chronicle of the Horse - Middleburg, VA

Editorial Internship

The Chronicle of the Horse offers an editorial internship for people interested in horses and journalism.
Our internship gives interns a real feel for publishing. The job description varies little from the actual duties of the editorial staff. We work with the intern, offering personal attention and a level of responsibility fitted to the individual. Successful candidates arrive at the Chronicle ready to hit the ground running thanks to strong writing skills, familiarity with our products and in-depth sport horse knowledge. We are proud of our program. The Chronicle offers a chance to grow.

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Circle Oak Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation - Petaluma, CA

Internship

The intern experience at Circle Oak is a fun and rewarding combination of observation of sophisticated medical techniques and hands-on involvement in daily care of rehabilitation and conditioning patients.  Interns attend staff meetings, demonstrations and are encouraged to observe veterinary procedures whenever possible.  Externs coming for more limited stays are able to focus on their dissertation or research subjects.  All students work under the supervision of Nicole Numainville,RVT and Kari Farley,RVT.  We require, for safety reasons, that all interns have excellent horse-handling skills and in virtually all cases require an in-person interview to assess skill level. 

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Colorado State University Equine Breeding Farm Internship

Breeding Farm Internship

Equine Breeding Farm Internship
The Equine Reproduction Laboratory, Colorado State University, is offering one (1) Equine Breeding Farm Internship that will begin on July 1, 2018. The internship is designed to provide advanced training in breeding farm procedures and management techniques for individuals intending to pursue a career in the equine breeding industry. The internship will be a non-degree program one year in duration. Applicants must have completed a BS degree in Equine Sciences, Animal Sciences or a related discipline. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. at time of application; the Department of Biomedical Sciences will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. A salary will be provided and interns will live in an apartment on-site at the Equine Reproduction Laboratory on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University. Rent is required as with all on-campus housing.
For a full posting announcement and to apply, go to: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/52765
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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