• features
  • Polo Grooms - Druids Lodge Wiltshire

    Want to work as part of a fun and friendly team in beautiful surroundings with super ponies? If you are a dedicated groom who enjoys working hard as part of a great team this could be the job for you. Immediate start for Arena season!

  • Experienced Professional Show Jumping Rider

    Jumping Qualified Sports horses Basic National and International Equestrian Shows Breeding Schooling / Training fine Sports horses

Care for a herd of 20 horses on 30 acres of ranch pastures surrounded by tropical vegetation, a covered arena, roundpen, and outdoor jumps. Ride or work with 2-6 horses a day in a program of training, teaching, ranch riding, competing, breeding.

The Job

Job No
108791
Status
Looking
Title
Working Student
Type
Working Student;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Exchange
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Posted
11/23/2012
Updated
9/4/2014
Expires
8 months ago
Views
4,319

Requirements

Care and feeding of the horses and ranch small animals. Handling horses, foals. Exercise and school horses, assist with training and teaching lessons. Water arena, clean tack, mix feed, stack feed, clean water troughs, etc.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Driving license; Schooling; Exercising;

Accommodation

Studio which includes utilities, meals, snacks. May be shared by one other student.

Job Benefits

Extensive instruction in all facets of horsemanship including dressage, eventing, proprioception, foal handling, starting young stock, retrains, teaching, basic veterinary care, natural hoof trimming, stable management, range management, etc.

The Facility

Wanted: Motivated Working Student (Live-in available) for a specialty private natural horsemanship ranch on the lovely Big Island of Hawaii, USA. Learn the why and how of equine behavior and round-pen psychology. Learn horsemanship where it begins-the horse. Learn his language, his mind-his ways. When he speaks to you, do you hear him, or are you talking over him? Care for a herd of 12-16 horses on 30 acres of ranch pastures surrounded by farms and ranch land. Expect to ride or work with 2-6 horses a day in a ranch setting encompassing breeding, training, teaching, competing, barefoot hoof trimming, dressage, jumping, ranch-riding. Bring horsemanship to new levels. Instructor is a licensed Dressage Judge/Technical Delegate with the United States Equestrian Federation and specializes in equine behavior and psychology. Director is an alumnus of the noted native Hawaiian institute, Kamehameha Schools.

Tags

driving license; exercising; riding; schooling; working student; job; united states; hawaii; 108791;
  • features
  • Great Sole Charge Position located in coastal VA!

    Looking for a skilled, independent, and dedicated individual to work in a sole charge capacity for a small sport horse breeding and competition operation!

  • Unique Opportunity for Dressage Trainer

    If you are good at starting young horses, preparing them for sale, and love to compete at Coves Darden Farm you have the backing to reach the highest levels of competition or as far as you can go.