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.
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.
Riding; Driving license; Schooling; Exercising;
Studio which includes utilities, meals, snacks. May be shared by one other student.
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.
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.