***Currently interviewing for immediate opening!! Serious inquiries only! Please read description carefully and respond by email or phone if you are interested and qualified. 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, some 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, right next to Tryon, North Carolina. 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
Type
Working Student;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Small weekly stipend.
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
6/28/2013
Expires
10 months ago
Views
431

The Employer

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

Requirements

5 1/2 day work week. 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. Must be efficient, detail oriented, and horse savvy. Would prefer commitment of 6 months to one year. Will consider summer applicants.

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 $60/ week stipend. Sorry, cannot accommodate a personal horse at this time, we have plenty! 5 1/2 day work week. The perfect situation for someone wanting to spend a year concentrating on their riding skills and riding many different types and levels of horses. 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.

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