Should I Become A Horse Trainer (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Horse Trainers

Horse Trainers The main responsibility of a horse trainer is to train horses to improve their performance for specific activities or events such as riding or showing. They assess the abilities of horses and correct negative behaviors.

Associate's degree
Interest Match

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you interested in teaching horses to obey specific commands?
Would you like to help horses adapt to the use of saddles and bridles?
Do you think you can pay attention to the nutrition and health of horses?
Are you good at working with animals and understanding their behaviors?
Do you have the patience needed to teach horses?
Can you remain calm when horses do not obey your commands?
Do you love horses and want to spend your career working with them?
Are you interested in working outdoors for most of the day?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Builder

People with this personality type likes practical and hands-on work. They prefer working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Horse trainers need to have a natural affinity for animals. They should feel comfortable around horses and be able to understand their moods and behaviors. Training horses also requires patience, as it may take weeks to teach a horse a new command or exercise. You should also be able to remain calm when horses fail to obey your commands or exhibit negative behaviors.

Pros and Cons


You May Get to Work Your Own Hours

Self-employed Horse Trainers get to choose when they want to work and set their own hours.

You Get to Work with Horses

For those that love horses, working as a Horse Trainer can be a fun career.

You May Help Horses Win Competitions or Races

Your training may be the key to helping horses win competitions and races, which is a rewarding experience.

You Get to Spend Time Outdoors

A lot of your horse training work will take place outdoors, allowing you to soak up the sun.


Training Horses Involves a Risk of Injury

When training unbroken horses, you may face the risk of injury due to biting and kicking.

Horse Owners May Occasionally Undo Your Training

Horse owners that do not follow your advice may undo your training and blame you for the lack of positive results.

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