Thoroughbred Career Program set for second installment in 2018

As foaling season produces a new and promising generation of racing stock, the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation hopes to launch a new generation of its own: college students interested in finding careers within the Thoroughbred industry. Since the successful launch of the program last June, organizers spent the beginning of 2018 accepting applications and preparing for the second running of the Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program, which will run from June 4-9, this year. While MHIF prepares for the new class, those who participated in the inaugural running continue to make headway, while taking what they learned from the Maryland industry with them each step of the way.

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Building a Pipeline for the Future - April 2018

The MHIF Articles of Incorporation were signed on October 27, 1988. Nearly 30 years down the road the original mission remains – serving the educational and charitable needs of the Maryland Horse industry – and we look forward to many more years of service. Following is an update on what we have been up to and where we are headed. We welcome input on all fronts!

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MHF Launches Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program

The Maryland Horse Industry Foundation (MHIF) announces an exciting career development initiative to launch in June 2017. 

The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program (MTCP) is a week-long curriculum will:

  • Increase awareness of the diverse career options in the Thoroughbred industry
  • Give participants access to leaders in all facets of the Maryland Thoroughbred industry
  • Highlight various paths for pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred industry
  • Address a critical need to attract and retain experienced employees

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