Join the 1/ST Horse Care Veterinarian Team as an Association Veterinarian at Gulfstream Park. This is an opportunity to work with the veterinarian staff at Gulfstream Park and Palm Meadows to promote horse safety during racing and training.
The Association Veterinarian will work with the veterinarian teams at Gulfstream to ensure equine safety during morning training hours, perform examinations, and other duties as needed. This is a per diem position that requires five days per week of monitoring training hours between 5:15 am and 10:30 am at Gulfstream Park and nearby Palm Meadows training center and includes opportunities to work shifts during live racing at Gulfstream Park.
Association Veterinarian Duties
Observing morning training sessions to monitor physical appearance of horses entering or leaving the track, ensuring safety of participants during training, and responding to incidents.
Examinations including evaluation of lameness, observation of the horse at a jog, physical examination, and data entry of findings.
Following veterinarian procedures in accordance with 1/ST Horse Care and Gulfstream Park protocols.
Supporting Senior Veterinarian as needed for collecting samples, out-of-competition testing, maintaining the Florida Vet’s List, or other activities.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited US college required.
Florida Veterinary License or ability to become licensed.
Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering License or ability to become licensed.
Membership in the AAEP preferred.
Minimum 3 years as a veterinarian.
Minimum 2 years of direct experience working in thoroughbred racing industry.
Demonstrated expertise in making sound and valid decisions in high pressure situations.
Must be able to work effectively with peers, staff members, and regulatory agency personnel.
Strong computer skills to include effective working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.
Strong written and oral communication skills required.
Additional Salary Information: Minimum shifts required, opportunities for additional hours and shifts to full time if desired. Several positions available; inquire for additional information.
About 1/ST Horse Care
The Stronach Group's role as Association Veterinarians is to promote horse safety and welfare at all TSG racing and training locations. We are committed to achieving the highest horse care and safety standards in Thoroughbred racing.