The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full time position of Interim Horse Racing Veterinarian. The interim term is up to nine months per year.
The ideal candidate must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Must be licensed, or eligible to be licensed, by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners, with a minimum of two years of equine experience, preferably in a racetrack setting. Work is typically performed outdoors in horse barns and at racetracks. Attention to detail is critical. Required to maintain a valid driver’s license, and must be willing to work alternate work schedules, including weekends and holidays. Occasional overnight travel required with expenses reimbursed. Benefits include sick leave, compensatory leave, and holiday compensation.
A successful candidate will work around the state, depending on the live racing schedule throughout the year.
Interested candidates should contact:Dr. Bruce Howard (502) 338-3730Email: email@example.comChief Veterinarian/Acting Equine Medical DirectorKentucky Horse Racing Commission
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: