The Equine Medical Director (EMD) will develop, direct the implementation of, and ensure enforcement of equine health and safety policies for CDI. As such, the EMD will be charged with the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the safety and integrity of racing and training at all Churchill Downs, Inc. racetracks which include:
Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, KYArlington Park in Arlington Heights, ILFair Grounds in New Orleans, LAPresque Isle Downs in Erie, PAOcean Downs in Ocean City, MDMiami Valley Gaming and Racing in Lebanon, OH andOak Grove Racing and Gaming in Oak Grove, KY
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Educational and Communication Responsibilities
A significant component of the position will involve ongoing education regarding research findings relevant to enhancing equine health and safety and communication of best practices to CDI track stakeholders, including the racing community and the public.
The successful candidate will possess:
This position will be a full time position. The individual will be required to work on weekends and holidays and other days during the week as needed to fulfill their duties and responsibilities. Salary will be commensurate with experience. EMD reports to Executive Director of Racing.
5 years: Racetrack experience, preferably as a practicing veterinarian10 years: Experience in equine medicine