• The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    Increase awareness of the diverse career options in the Thoroughbred industry
  • The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    Give participants access to leaders in all facets of the Maryland Thoroughbred industry
  • The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    Highlight various paths for pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred industry
  • The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program will:

    Address a critical need to attract and retain experienced employees
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Applications for the 2019 Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program are being accepted through April 19th. The program will run June 3-8.
 
Applicants must complete the application online - find the application here. Those that apply will be contacted after April 19th to schedule an interview. The six people selected for the 2019 MTCP will be notified of their acceptance by May 17th. 
 
Find answers to FAQs about the program here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more specifics.
 

Hear from the 2018 Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program participants.

MTCP flagThe Maryland Horse Industry Foundation (MHIF) is pleased to announce the group of six selected to participate in the second Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program (MTCP). They are Lauren Carter (University of Maryland), Brianna Higgs (Centenary University), Camille Lee (University of Maryland), Amber Roher (University of Kentucky), Farrah Staebell (Colorado State University) and Kandace Tignor (University of Findlay). Participant bios are available at marylandhorseindustryfoundation.org.

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  • What is the MTCP?

    The MTCP is a career development initiative started by the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation with the purpose of increasing awareness of the diverse career options in the Thoroughbred industry, giving participants access to leaders in all facets of the Maryland Thoroughbred industry, highlighting various paths for pursuing a career in Read More
  • Who can apply?

    The program is open to United States residents between the ages of 17 and 22. Read More
  • When are applications due?

    Applications for the 2019 MTCP are due April 19, 2019. Read More
  • What are the dates of the 2019 MTCP?

    The 2019 program will run from June 3-8. Read More
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Sample Schedule

Day Topic
Monday Intro, Industry Overview & MHBA/MML/MAT
Tuesday Training & Rehabilitation
Wednesday Stallion Operations
Thursday Breeding and Raising Young Horses
Friday Sales company and consignors
Saturday Racetrack Management and Day at the Races