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  • Experienced Professional Show Jumping Rider

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

Looking for a team player to help 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 younger horses and have good basic 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. Our primary discipline is dressage.

The Job

Job No
114833
Status
Looking
Title
Live-In Working Student For Small Family Run Lesson Stable.
Type
Groom-Dressage; Trainee; Apprentice; Working Student; Housekeeper/Groom; Groom-General; Rider-English; Rider-Dressage; Rider-Hunter; Stable Lad/Lass;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
Room/board and spending money
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Monday, September 01, 2014
Posted
7/27/2014
Updated
7/27/2014
Expires
in 2 months
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452

The Employer

Employer No
105642
Name
Dutch Friendship Stables
Website
http://dutchfriendshipstables.com
Location
Blooming Prairie, 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

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

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.

Job 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 stable is family owned and we live on site. You will not only be part of the team but also of the family.

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

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