Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program 2023 Application

JUNE 5-9, 2023

Your application for the Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program must be completed online. Applications and related materials must be received by April 21, 2023. For more information, click HERE or contact

A personal statement (max. 500 words) about how this program will positively impact your long term career goals AND two letters of recommendation must accompany this application. Upload your written personal statement and letters of recommendation below. We also ask that you include a 30 second introduction video – an opportunity to tell us a little bit about yourself. Please include the link in the URL box provided.

The program is open to United States residents between the ages of 17 and 22, though exceptions will be considered. Read our FAQ’s for more information.

    Describe your current involvement in the Thoroughbred industry and/or any general equine experience. (*)
    If you are new to the Thoroughbred industry, please explain how you were introduced to the MTCP and what aspects of the industry interest you most.
    Provide a brief outline of your employment history, both inside and outside the Thoroughbred industry. (*)
    Describe your extracurricular activities or hobbies. (*)
    Upload your Personal Statement (*)
    Letter of Recommendation 1 (*)
    Letter of Recommendation 2 (*)
    Introduction Video URL - 30 seconds - Tell us something about yourself!
    I understand that I am responsible for my travel, housing, food, and personal expenses. I have read the accompanying instructions and fully understand them. I agree to abide by all of the rules and procedures of the Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program.