According to an Equimax study on equestrian jobs, compensation varies widely within the horse industry. The following is a list of typical annual salaries and weekly working hours for common careers.
Horse Trainer (40 - 60+ hours): $36,000 - $48,000
Barn or Stable Manager: (36 - 60+ hours): $31,000 or more
Riding Instructor (20 - 40 hours): $33,000 or more