Education and Jobs


The YITBA Education and Jobs Area at Equus Live is free and open to everyone. The YITBA have engaged ‘Measurability’ a career and outplacement firm to offer career advice for free at Equus Live.

Measurability will have two career experts available throughout the event, on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November. They will provide expert advice in the following areas.

-          How to create an effective CV and cover letter.

-          How to sell yourself at interview and land more job offers.

-          How to access the hidden job market, with networking, social media networking and speculative approaches.

-          How to get the best results when targeting advertised job.

All are welcome from those looking for a job in any area of the Equine industry to someone looking for a career change. You do not need to be a member of the YITBA to avail of the service.

All you have to do is bring along your CV on the day and pop along to the YITBA Stand to book a one on one slot. 

YITBA- Learn Today and Lead Tomorrow

The YITBA is the junior wing of the ITBA. Its objective is to identify and nurture all young breeders and thoroughbred enthusiasts wishing to learn more about and work within the industry. The YITBA is committed to promoting, protecting and educating young breeders to ensure the future of the breeding and racing industry in Ireland. The association hosts an  annual YITBA Apprenticeship Scheme, whereby two successful candidates  get the opportunity to work in three areas of the industry over a twelve month period. The YITBA places a great emphasizes on education and  hosts many career days, seminars, overseas work experience programmes, trainer yard and stud farm visits to ensure young breeders are given the necessary tools to succeed within the thorough industry.

For more information contact the ITBA on

T: 045 877 543 E: W:

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About Measurability

Measurability is a career and outplacement firm, helping job seekers transition to new employment. Services include: CV writing, interview coaching, job search support, outplacement support and career coaching.  Measurability was founded by Paul Mullan in 2006. Paul is a recognised career expert. He has 16+ years’ experience in careers, outplacement, and recruitment. Paul previously co-founded Eden Recruitment Ltd in 1999. Paul has been a career expert for national newspapers, a key speaker at major career events (Monster Careers Fair, NCIRL Career Boot Camp, and Grad Ireland), and CV expert with Recruit Ireland. For more information contact Paul Mullan, Founder/Consultant

T: 041 9888888  E:  W:

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Who Are the ITBA

The ITBA is official representative body of the Irish thoroughbred breeding industry at Government level both at home and abroad. The ITBA is an inclusive all-Ireland body with a regional structure and a dedicated headquarters located at Kill, Co. Kildare.  The ITBA has a comprehensive national educational and training programme to ensure breeders continue to acquire and update the skills required to adapt to a changing world and business environment. The association supports other industry stakeholders and has championed many initiatives for the greater good of the breeding and racing industries including; Local, national, European and International lobbying on a wide range of industry matters, an annual pre Government Budget submission, production of annual veterinarian Code of Practice publication, provision of a dedicated members benefits programme. In 2009, the association  founded the YITBA, the first  association of its kind  dedicated to supporting the next generation of breeders. For more information visit