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The Job

Job No
114833
Status
Filled
Title
Live-In Working Student For Small Family Run Lesson Stable.
Type
Groom-General; Rider-Dressage; Rider-English; Rider-Hunter Seat; Working Student; Groom-Dressage; Stable Lad/Lass; Housekeeper/Groom; Apprentice; Trainee;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Room, board, training and $325 monthly
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Sunday, March 1, 2015
Posted
4/12/2015
Expires
20 days ago
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299

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

Need to provide a recent video of you riding on the flat in walk, trot (posting and sitting) and canter. No exceptions unless you can visit in person. Responsible person that loves working with horses. Non smoker, no pets. Positive attitude and able to work independent. Active go getter. Physically fit. Polite and good communication skills. Enjoy working with children and adults. Able to follow instructions and follow through with assignments. Drivers license is helpful. Prefer experience in dressage but not a must. The desire to learn is!!

Required Key Skills

Riding; Handling Youngstock; Schooling; Lunging; Bandaging; Exercising; Starting/Breaking; 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 of 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 plus $325 monthly. Lessons, possibility to show at our expense, riding daily. Practice giving lessons and hands on experience in all aspects of running a stable. Approved use of a car is possible when proven to be responsible and good driving skills. 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 one 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

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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