Southern California Race Track Regulatory Position Santa Anita Race Track

POSTED ON  |  21-11-2019

Santa Anita
Southern California Race Track is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full time position of a Horse Racing Regulatory Veterinarian. This is a paid hourly position. 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 California 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 the racetrack.  Attention to detail is critical, team player, and communication skills a must. Candidate must be willing to work alternate work schedules, including weekends and holidays. 

Interested candidates should contact:
Dr. Laurie Bohannon  Email:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performs pre-race/pre-work examinations to determine a horse’s fitness and soundness to race/work
  • Morning training on track horse soundness evaluations and attend to on-track emergency situations 
  • record keeping with computer application
  • Performs duties on the racetrack, including paddock, and ambulance
  • Assists in post-race exams and testing procedures with necessary record keeping
  • Advises racing officials on matters pertaining to veterinary medicine
  • Other duties as assigned

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