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  • YOUNG HORSE TRAINER

    YOUNG HORSE TRAINER needed for private breeding and training facility. Young horse development for DRESSAGE, HUNTERS, JUMPERS. Job available immediately. Salary dependent on experience, medical insurance benefits, on site housing possible. All horses/ponies are from imported German stock.

  • Trainee groom

    Trainee groom vacancy available with training in riding and stable management, handling and training of horses, accommodation and small wage, chance to ride with outside instructors, training on a small professional friendly yard with well schooled horses and ponies, possibility of some competition experience. Candidate must be enthusiastic, friendly and hard working, wanting to learn and able to work as part of a team.A great opportunity, not to be missed.

***Currently interviewing!! Serious inquiries only! Please read description carefully Thank you!**** Lots of riding and lessons. Fabulous Working Student opportunity in an established working student program. Also lunging and grooming sale/training horses, basic barn chores, minimal stall cleaning. Great opportunity to concentrate on riding and immerse yourself in the horse industry in preparation for a career in horses. Successful, busy sales and training barn. Everything from starting young horses to riding and training show horses. Eventing, dressage, and hunter/jumpers. Farm is in the heart of horse country. Near 3 large horse show venues as well as adjacent to over 300 acres of trails. Great climate and gorgeous area. Please be prepared to email pictures and video of riding if possible as part of the interview process.

The Job

Job No
109976
Status
Looking
Title
Working Student/ Rider
Type
Rider-Jumper; Working Student; Rider-English; Rider-Hunter; Rider-Dressage; Rider-3 Day Event;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
Stipend.
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
8/12/2014
Updated
8/12/2014
Expires
in 2 months
Views
503

The Employer

Employer No
101397
Name
Guest Employer 101397
Location
North Carolina, United States US flag
Facility type
Dressage; Eventing; Show Jumping; Showing; Training;

Requirements

5 1/2 day work week for FULL TIME. **Part time also available** About 2 hours of barn work per day, then riding, lunging, and grooming all day. Looking for that motivated, hard-working, and positive student who has the drive to learn all aspects of the business. We have fun while working hard, with great horses and people. Come improve your skills in a low-key yet professional and quality atmosphere. Competent riding skills with ability to advance. Must be comfortable on green horses and have experience showing in hunter/ jumper, dressage, or eventing. Must be efficient, detail oriented, and horse savvy. Would prefer commitment of 6 months to one year.

Required Key Skills

Riding;

Accommodation

Shared housing, gorgeous house in a lovely setting. Must be comfortable with dogs and cats. Dog and cat lovers a big plus!! No personal pets, we have enough.

Job Benefits

Large private room in shared house. Lots of riding for qualified individual, with lessons on a variety of horses. Possibilities to compete. Pay is $300/ month stipend for full time OR board for one horse. Will discuss possibilities for part time. The perfect situation for someone wanting to spend a year concentrating on their riding skills and riding many different types and levels of horses. For FULL TIME, there may be time to get a part time job if necessary, but this is discouraged as this position works best with some money saved or help from parents so you can focus on the horses without financial strain. For PART TIME, willing to discuss schedule to allow an outside job.

The Facility

12 Stall, 15 acre farm in the heart of horse country. Lovely barn, ring, and house. Access to hundreds of miles of trails. Many shows nearby.

Tags

south carolina; united states; job; riding; 109976; working student;
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