Ensure the fields are on the racetrack for post parades in accordance with the schedule given by the presiding judge.
Inspecting horses for changes in equipment, broken or faulty equipment, head numbers or saddle pads.
Proper check-in and check-out of horses, drivers and checking the identification of all horses coming into the paddock including lip tattoo and freeze brand number.
Directing the activities of the paddock blacksmith.
Immediately notifying the presiding judge of anything that could in any way change, delay or otherwise affect the racing program.
Report any cruelty to any horse to the presiding judge.
Seeing that only properly authorized persons are permitted in the paddock.
Must have a high school diploma/GED.
Must have Paddock Judge Credentials from the United States Trotting Association.
Must minimum of 2 years' experience as a Paddock Judge.
Must be able to obtain a license from the Minnesota Racing Commission
Must have strong organizational skills.
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must have knowledge of Minnesota Racing Rules and Procedures.
Must be able to stand, sit and walk for long periods of time.
Must be able to work in various weather conditions.
Running Aces Harness Park