Second Stride seeks personable and motivated interns who have experience working with horses (or a willingness to learn) to administer MagnaWave sessions to the horses at Second Stride.  Based in Louisville, MagnaWave is the leading industry provider of pulsed electro-magnetic fields (PEMF) for animals including horses, livestock and pets.  MagnaWave is used to address a range of physical needs including pain management, inflammation reduction, and support for joints and muscles.  MagnaWave has a global practitioner base of over 2,000 certified practitioners and holds the largest PEMF conference in the world every other year.  This internship offers the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with transitioning thoroughbreds while becoming a MagnaWave-certified PEMF practitioner – an industry credential that can serve as a career launchpad in the equine or companion animal industries. 

Location: Chorleywood Farm, Prospect, Kentucky


  • Administer MagnaWave sessions (approximately 30-45 minutes long) to horses on-site at Second Stride’s farm
  • Document the session and swiftly communicate any challenges or problems encountered to Second Stride staff
  • Track and provide case study metrics/stories on individual horses and specific injuries
  • Participate in online and in-person training provided by MagnaWave to understand how PEMF works and how to administer it to horses
  • Present a capstone case study featuring key learnings at the end of the internship


  • Experience working with horses or willingness to learn how to safely handle them
  • Strong verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Computer skills capable of tracking progress and case study notes


  • Become a certified MagnaWave practitioner – an industry credential typically costing approximately $1,000 to acquire. Certified MagnaWave practitioners have access to a practitioner portal providing a range of professional resources including: client leads, business starter courses and entry into professional development groups.
  • Learn through MagnaWave’s corporate training program consisting of 25+ hours of online, self-paced classes, and by attending MagnaWave’s small group in-person training classes.
  • Gain hands-on experience, customized to your skill level and interests, working with transitioning thoroughbreds at an organization with connections to leading horse trainers, veterinarians and horse racing industry notables.
  • Shadow the staff at Second Stride conducting horse training sessions and during meetings with vets, adopters, and other visitors.
  • Flexible schedule
  • Please note this internship does not offer monetary compensation

Internship Duration: November 2023 – April 2024

Time Commitment: Must be on-site for 1-2 working sessions per week at Chorleywood Farm in Prospect; each session will last 3-4 hours depending on the number of horses requiring therapy

Apply: Email your resume with cover letter to and include “MagnaWave Internship” in the subject line.  Briefly detail the following:

  • Your experience working with horses or why you are interested in learning to work with them
  • Why you are interested in the internship and learning to administer MagnaWave sessions
  • How the time commitment required by the internship fits into your other academic or professional commitments