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JOIN TODAY! A group just for those of us who work in the equine industry - or for those people looking to work with horses in the future. Share career advice, stories, tips and links here.

Location: Canada
Members: 88
Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2012

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Why Do I Get So Nervous During a Job Interview?

The following blog post is an excerpt from Work Coach Cafe.  It’s a good one and worth sharing. July 10, 2008 By Ronnie Ann “So why do job interviews make us feel really nervous, even if we know we’d be great for the job? A good question indeed. I’ll do my best to come up with some [...]

Leave these Words OFF Your Resume

If you’ve applied for a job recently, you’ve probably looked over that 8½  x 11” summary of your career more times than you can count—and tweaked it just as often—in pursuit of the perfect resume. But before you add another bullet point, consider this: It’s not always about what you add in—the best changes you can [...]

How do they do it? Tips on how to hire and KEEP great staff

‘Help Wanted’ – Top Equine employers share secrets on how they attract and retain quality workers. by Jennifer O. Bryant Reprinted with permission from Stable Management Magazine The horses in your barn depend on their caretakers. Inattentive or inexperienced workers can jeopardize their health and well-being and may even cost you valued clients. But you have [...]

Become an FEI jump steward – Equine Canada announces 2 new clinic dates

July 6, 2012—Equine Canada is pleased to host two Federation Equestre International (FEI) Jumper Stewards Clinics. The clinics are open to all FEI jumper stewards and senior national stewards with permission from their national federation and Equine Canada Senior (S) and Senior National (SN) stewards. The clinics will take place at Caledon Equestrian Park in [...]

A grooms eye view of the 2012 Olympics

An Olympic Groom’s Journey Pamela Nunn is a freelance FEI groom who went to previous “Games” with Canadian event rider Selena O’Hanlon and this time, will be going to London with team alternate Shandiss Wewiora and 8-yr-old Irish Sport Horse Rockfield Grant Juan.   Pamela writes: “One of the interesting things about being a freelance groom is [...]

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Comment by Sarah at on October 11, 2011 at 1:52pm


Today is a special day!! - I have exciting news. is merging with it's American counterpart, Equimax clients will soon see a completely new web site and existing clients will notice a greater, and more comprehensive list of job postings and job seeker resumes from across North America.

These exciting changes are scheduled to be activated later today (Tuesday October 11th) We are working to see that web site down time is minimized (we expect 24 - 48 hours of disruption).
I am happy to say that this merger will result in the biggest and best equine employment service in North America.

We are so proud to be able to offer these improvements to you and thank you all for your continued support over the years. YOU are the reason we do this every day.

If you experience any difficulty or have any questions regarding the new updates to our site please contact us:

Support For Job Seekers:

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Comment by Sarah at on June 21, 2011 at 12:38pm

Free hoofcare seminar at FoxFire Equestrian n Uxbridge, Ontario.

Free Hoofcare Seminar Series with Dave Dawson

JULY 7th, 2011 - from 8pm
FoxFire Equestrian Centre, Uxbridge, Ontario

“Mapping the Equine Foot”

Take a look at your horses hooves.  Do you know what to look for?  Do you know what your farrier looks for?
Recognized local farrier, Dave Dawson, hosts the second seminar evening in his series on hoofcare.  On this evening, July 7th, Dave examines the symmetry and balance of a healthy hoof and how to determine the correct style of shoeing to suit each horse’s sport.

Dave Dawson is a member of the North Eastern Association of Equine Practitioners (NAEP) and has over 15 years of experience as a Farrier and working with Veterinarians to provide medically directed equine podiatry solutions.

This is a great seminar for all horseowners, grooms and barn managers and farriers.  Everyone is welcome  Refreshments will be served as will lively conversation and a few laughs.

Visit for directions and more details.
RSVP to Martha at 905-751-4625 by July 5th  at the latest.  Spaces are limited.

Comment by Sarah at on May 31, 2011 at 10:49am
Comment by Sarah at on May 28, 2011 at 3:05pm

We are in the process of making soome major changes to our site here at

 - we are expanding our network of job seekers and employers to give you more opportunity and choice.

 - we are adding new features to create better flow search techniques


We'd love to hear from YOU.  IS there anything that you want to see on our site?  Anything you'd like us to offer or do better?

I've got thick skin - I can take it - the good, the bad and the ugly!  So, don"t be shy, share your ideas via email to me at - I will answer each email personally and I look forward to hearing from you

Comment by Sarah at on May 19, 2011 at 1:17pm


The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of equestrian sport, is pleased to announce that nominations for the FEI Awards 2011 are now open.

Members of the worldwide equestrian community (that's YOU) are invited to make their nominations via the dedicated website

  1. Reem Acra Best Athlete, for the athlete (equine or human) or combination that, over the past year, has demonstrated exceptional skill in the arena and taken the sport to a new level;
  2. HSBC Rising Star, for a rider aged 14-21 who has demonstrated significant talent and commitment;
  3. Development, for a development project, individual or organisation demonstrating skill, dedication and energy in expanding the sport;
  4. Against All Odds, to celebrate a disabled rider or an individual who has overcome extreme personal difficulties to achieve proficiency in equestrian sport;
  5. Best Groom, for the often uncelebrated, yet important person who works behind the scenes.

The closing date for nominations is 31 July 2011

Comment by Sarah at on October 26, 2010 at 11:29pm
Why should you hire Equine studies (equine science, BBRM or horse handler certificate) graduates?
Your thoughts?
Comment by Sarah at on October 1, 2010 at 12:28am will be at the Canadian Museum of Civilization on October 3rd for THE HORSE symposium. If you are in the Ottawa-Gatineau area I hope that you visit this wonderful exhibit and can stop by to say hello to Martha and I on Sunday :)

learn more about this exhibit at
Comment by Sarah at on September 21, 2010 at 11:39pm
New changes at
Comment by Sarah at on September 21, 2010 at 1:16pm
Oops - Forgot to mention that BWD is also the official Horse Transport Company for the Canadian Dressage Team for their trip to the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky! you can visit their website at!
Comment by Sarah at on September 21, 2010 at 1:14pm
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