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Instructor & Rider with Dressage and Jumping experience Young horse experience a must Please submit Video and Resume with application Small dressage facility looking to increase lesson component of business. Looking for an individual that can excel in this area. Able to manage the boarding aspect of the business, interact with customers, help manage property, barns, facilities, students/trainees, give lessons, provide services to the clients in full care, clip, exercise and train horses, groom and tack, clean tack, Help as needed to keep facilities clean, safe, and running smoothly. Would be responsible for growing a lesson business, riding the lesson horses to keep them tuned up, riding and preparing sale horses.

The Job

Job No
116777
Status
Looking
Title
Rider & Instructor
Type
Management; Rider-Jumper; Rider-3 Day Event; Rider-Dressage; Manager-Yard; Instructor; Trainer-Show;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
Base salary + commission for lessons
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
7/26/2014
Expires
in 3 months
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118

The Employer

Employer No
103919
Name
Amado Equine
Website
http://amadoequine.com
Location
Amado, Arizona, United States US flag
Facility type
Dressage; Breeding/Foaling; Training;

Requirements

Preferred Qualifications: Pony Club experience or other recognized training and testing Competed or trained through 4th level, Train horses through 3rd level Teach through 2nd level Teach both private and group lessons Ride up to several horses per day Handle foals and young stock Assist with starting young horses Jumping skills a plus! Good communication skills, a positive attitude, demonstrate a strong work ethic, interact professionally with customers Must have excellent horsemanship skills US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Required Key Skills

Lunging; Equine First-Aid; Clipping; Handling Youngstock; Plaiting; Schooling; Sole Charge; Natural Horsemanship; Competing; Bandaging; Teaching; Driving license; Starting/Breaking; First-Aid; Riding; Trim/Pull; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Dressage; Showing; Show Jumping; Eventing;

Accommodation

Shared accommodations available.

The Facility

Training/lessons specializing in classical dressage. Custom pasture boarding. Sales of quality young horses. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Amado-Equine-Hacienda/191878480699

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Jobseeker Feedback

  • I spent just under three months with Bobbi and Gus, and learned so much in that time. The work can be physically demanding, but is definitely rewarding: with opportunities to see clinics and shows as well as developing farming skills, riding different types of horses, and undertaking normal ranch tasks. They are highly dedicated, passionate horse people, who will devote time to teaching you. Gus's natural horsemanship and Bobbi's dressage lessons were excellent, and will never be forgotten. Their property is beautiful, and their home is welcoming; a nice place to live and learn.

    Rhiannon Davies 3/6/2013
  • Working at the ranch was a wonderful experience! The horses are happy living out in the pastures and I found it amazing the way Bobbi and Gus could understand and work with them. Bobbi and Gus were very flexible in meeting my needs and every day presented a new learning opportunity. I especially appreciated the way Bobbi and Gus teach, allowing me to think about how I rode or did something, before telling me what they saw. I would definitely recommend Amado Equine to anyone looking for a working student position! Additional pluses are that Amado is a beautiful place to live, Bobbi and Gus are great cooks, and you will have the opportunity to meet international students! Thank you Bobbi and Gus for letting me stay with you!!!!

    Corin Foster 1/13/2012
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