Looking for a team player to train and care for our horses. Chores, riding, longing, groundwork, grooming, feeding, assisting with lessons and shows. Lessons and an opportunity to show are offered. Applicant has to be comfortable around young horses and have good riding skills. Plenty of riding time will be available. Students from US and other countries are welcome with sufficient communication skills in English, German or Dutch.

The Job

Job No
114833
Status
Looking
Title
Live-In Working Student For Small Dressage / Hunter Stable
Type
Groom-General; Rider-Dressage; Rider-English; Rider-Hunter; Working Student; Groom-Dressage; Stable Lad/Lass; Housekeeper/Groom; Apprentice; Trainee;
Work type
Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
room/board, spending money
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Posted
7/19/2013
Updated
9/28/2013
Expires
6 months ago
Views
1,024

The Employer

Employer No
105642
Name
Guest Employer 105642
Location
Minnesota, United States US flag
Facility type
Dressage; Hunt; Livery; Riding School; Showing; Other; Training;

Requirements

Responsible person that loves working with horses. Non smoker, no pets. Positive attitude and able to work independent. Active go getter. Polite and good communication skills. Enjoy working with children and adults. Able to follow instructions and follow through with assignments. Drivers license is helpful.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Handling Youngstock; Lunging; Bandaging; Exercising; People Skills;

Required Expertise

Flatwork;

Accommodation

Small bedroom in main house with private bathroom. Wireless internet and satellite TV in bedroom. Semi private use of refrigerator on same level as bedroom and bathroom. Use kitchen and laundry. Semi private use of down stairs family room with big screen TV.

Benefits

Room and board. Live-in with private bathroom. Wireless internet and satellite TV in bedroom. Spending money based on experience, with an opportunity to increase over time. Lessons, possibility to show, riding daily. Hands-on experience in running a stable. This position does not just include doing chores. You will be the right hand of the manager and will be encouraged to bring in your ideas and creativity. Bringing a horse can be discussed.

The Facility

Small stable with a maximum of 11 horses. Dutch owner/manager. Primary dressage stable but also some hunter/jumper. Lesson horses and boarders. Indoor, outdoor arena and hot-walker. Box stalls, paddocks and pastures. Heated tack-room and 2 heated tack-stalls. Private trails.

Tags

apprentice; bandaging; driving license; exercising; flatwork; groom-dressage; groom-general; handling youngstock; lunging; rider-dressage; riding; stable lad/lass; trainee; working student; rider-english; job; united states; rider-hunter; housekeeper/groom; minnesota; 114833;
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