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Busiest Fall in several years
September 17-October 10: Groom Elite 101 at Laurel Park
October 22-26. Basic Grooming 099 at Belmont Park, New York. (see below)
September 17 - Groom Elite 101 graduation at Presue Isle Downs on Master's NIght.
Sometime during those two months, an assessment visit to James River Work Center and teaching visit to Wateree Correctional.
Want to work with racehorses at
Basic Grooming 099 October 22-26 will prepare you for an entry level position. If you are interested in attending, contact the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association.
Want to work with horses? This workforce preparation class will provide the basic horse handling and care knowledge and skills you will need to work safetly around equine athletes. Learn tterminology and skills required for entry level worker positon in the equine industry, with specific emphasis on racehorses. Participants that complete this course and pass evaluations on Friday are virtually assured of being offered a job. If space is available (class size limited to 24 and we will maintain a waiting list), BG099 is a good class for individual horse owners and those wishing to become horse owners, particularly owners working with retired racehorses. Sponsored by the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, there is no tuition for this class. To sign up contact:
New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association directly at
Office Phone: 516-488-2337
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Trainers Exam Prep Class: Lexington, Kentucky November 16-18.
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The Elite Program suports efforts to improve the welfare and safety of all horses with emphasis on racehorses, active and retired. Training a groom to recognize early warning signs of colic or subtle indications of an impending injury provides a direct benefit to those horses by enabling treatment that prevents more serious and even life threatening illness or injury.
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