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  • Travelling Head Person - expanding NH Racing Yard

    A full time position available at Martin Keighley Racing. Must have high standards, ride well and be happy to take sole charge. We have an exciting team of horses and you will be able to go to all the big meetings especially our local track, Cheltenham. We are based near Stow on the Wold in Gloucestershire. Non HGV Lorry. Accommodation available. Please contact: keighleyracing@btinternet.com or Martin on 07767472547.

  • Experienced Professional Show Jumping Rider

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

***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-Dressage; Rider-English; Rider-Hunter; Rider-Jumper; Rider-3 Day Event; Working Student;
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 21 days
Views
824

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

riding; working student; job; united states; south carolina; 109976;
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  • Working Riding Holiday

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