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  • WORKING STUDENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

    2 positions available for enthusiastic competent people wishing to gain more experience in the showjumping & Stud Farm sector. One position to start by end of October 2014, Other student position can start in December 2014 if preferable. Both recommended for a minimum of six months.

Help with barn chores, and grooming- Living provided with utilities included if needed, 1 lesson per week with Julio Mendoza, opportunity for daily riding for the right person, weekly stipend. Chance to Show in our schooling show series and accompany Mendoza Dressage to shows and expos. Looking for self motivated horse lover, who is respectful and honest with an interest in being around horses, learning, and having fun. Dressage Queens need not apply. Opportunity to learn and ride with Top FEI Gold Medalist Trainer and Instructor and 2011 Pan American Game Competitor, Julio Mendoza and his wife, USDF Silver Medalist, Jessica Mendoza.

The Job

Job No
111145
Status
Filled
Title
Working Student / Intern
Type
Groom-General; Rider-Dressage; Rider-English; Stallion Handler; Working Student; Classical Training;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Weekly Salary, Lessons and Living provided
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Friday, August 1, 2014
Posted
7/14/2014
Expires
2 months ago
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388

The Employer

Employer No
102563
Name
Mendoza Dressage
Website
http://www.mendozadressage.com
Location
Union Bridge, Maryland, United States US flag
Facility type
Dressage; Private; Riding School; Showing; Stud; Other; Training; Conditioning/Handling;

Requirements

Good work ethic, positive friendly attitude, common sense, polite and respectful to horses and people. Must enjoy working long hours with horses and people~ Must be able to work weekends- 1 day off a week, some weeks you will get 1.5 - 2 days off the weeks we can accommodate it. Approx work hours are 7am to 5:00pm. Live right on the farm - no commute!

Accommodation

Shared Living Quarters available, full bath, kitchen and lounge area.

Job Benefits

Get to work at a beautiful facility with a 15 stall barn. We specialize in training good quality horses that get GREAT INDIVIDUAL CARE, not quantity. Fun and positive atmosphere to work in. Bringing your own horse may be a possibility. Learn and train with FEI International trainer and instructor Julio Mendoza who has been training horses for over 24 years in Dressage, Driving, and Keurings ~ Inspections, and learn from his wife and FEI Dressage Rider - USDF Silver Medalist Jessica Mendoza who has been riding horses for 22 years and currently manages the farm and horses. Julio also is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist, and a Pan American Games Competitor.

The Facility

The Mendoza Dressage Equestrian Facility is a private dressage training facility located in the rolling hills of Union Bridge, Maryland. There are a total of 15 stalls in the main barn and a 2 stall quarantine barn, heated tackroom, feedroom, kitchen and lounge, a regulation size outdoor dressage arena, and an indoor dressage arena with dust free footing ~

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Jobseeker Feedback

  • Worked here for about a month before having to leave suddenly. Julio and Jess were very understanding and didn't try to pressure me into anything. Had the most fun working with and for them. I learned so very much from them in such a short time. This farm is very much worth working for.

    Savannah Lengel 2/10/2014
  • Julio is a GREAT Instructor. I have watched quite a few lessons given by him and have learned something to apply not just to my riding but to my life.

    Savannah Marks 3/19/2012
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