• 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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When the Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program (MTCP) launches its inaugural session this June, participants will be clad in MTCP-branded attire provide by EMBRACE THE RACE®, exclusive provider of The Apparel for the Horse Racing Lifestyle®.

“The goal of the MTCP is to introduce our participants to the various facets of the Thoroughbred industry and the multitude of career paths available to them,” states MTCP coordinator Jordyn Egan. “The EMBRACE THE RACE® brand encompasses the endless possibilities that we are aiming to reinforce with the program; we are grateful that they have come alongside us in this endeavor.”

Founded and based in Saratoga Springs, New York, EMBRACE THE RACE® is the exclusive provider of The Apparel for the Horse Racing Lifestyle® and The Official Apparel of Horse Racing®. Featuring an inspirational logo and impassioned phrase, EMBRACE THE RACE® captivates worldwide customers with luxurious clothes, accessories, jewelry and more.

“The future of any industry rests with its ability to attract young energetic professionals who can envision a career path full of creativity and exciting opportunities. At EMBRACE THE RACE® we believe the horse racing industry and all its wonderful experiences, on track and off, provide unparalleled promise, and we are proud to support this inaugural effort,” says Michael F. DeAnzeris, III, President/Founder of EMBRACE THE RACE®.

EMBRACE THE RACE® is the universal symbol of the magical connection between the power, speed and majesty of equine athletes and the humans who celebrate them. Wear What You Love™ at embracetherace.com.

The MTCP is an educational program presented by the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation, which serves the various educational and charitable needs of the Maryland horse industry.

Learn more at marylandhorseindustryfoundation.org or contact Jordyn Egan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FAQ's

  • 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