Join the 1/ST Horse Care Veterinarian Team as a part-time Association Veterinarian at Santa Anita Park. This is an opportunity to work with association and state regulatory veterinarians to promote horse safety and welfare.
The Association Veterinarian will work with the veterinarian team at Santa Anita Park to ensure equine safety during training hours. The primary responsibility for this position will be to observe horses during morning training hours, with additional opportunities to conduct soundness exams, monitor horses during racing, or observe horses in training at nearby San Luis Rey Training Center.
This position also includes working during the race meet at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club during the summer months. This will includes reimbursed travel expenses for the time spent in Del Mar, California.
This is a flexible, part-time, per diem opportunity. Shifts are available every morning from 4:30 to 10:30 am and include holidays and weekends. Racing shifts are in the afternoon, Friday through Sunday.
On-the-job training is provided with ongoing support from the Santa Anita Veterinary Team. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Learn more about 1/ST Horse Care and Santa Anita Park.
Observing horses during morning training hours to watch for signs of lameness or incidents
Required sharing of duties during afternoon racing
Conducting soundness examinations as needed, including evaluation of lameness and observation at a jog.
Following veterinarian procedures in accordance with CHRB, 1/ST Horse Care and Santa Anita Park protocols.
Supporting Senior Veterinarian and state veterinarians as needed.
1/ST is a group of world-class technology, entertainment and real estate development companies with Thoroughbred horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering at our core. 1/ST is committed to achieving the highest horse care and safety standards in Thoroughbred racing, and we have a track record of pushing those standards forward. 1/ST has teams of veterinarians in multiple states and facilities including: Golden Gate Fields, Santa Anita Park, and San Luis Rey Training Center in California, Laurel Park and Pimlico in Maryland, and Gulfstream Park and Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida.