Trains animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustoms animals to human voice and contact; and conditions animals to respond to commands. Trains animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.
This career is part of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster Animal Systems pathway.
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