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Department of Animal Sciences


Fort Christopher's Thoroughbreds Breeding Intern

Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for the Breeding Internship program.

The internships will allow students to actively participate in all aspects of a commercial thoroughbred operation. We’ve created a great learning environment for those students who are sincere in their desire to secure employment in the horse industry and/or pursue post baccalaureate education in veterinary studies or graduate school. The internship generally runs from Jan. 15th - April/May. This is a paid internship opportunity with housing provided. As an intern, students will have exposure to the following: Participate in daily horse care and management (horse handling, herd health management, record keeping, working closely with vet in all equine reproduction aspects etc.) Participate in foaling, foal watch, night barn checks, mucking stalls and breeding work. Reproductive management of mares and neonatal care. Develop skills in handling and training young horses. Stallion handling. Assist in breeding runs to local/regional breeding farms.

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