Internship for those in the equine industry that want hands on experience breeding and foaling. Including AI and imprint work with foals.The intern will have an active hands on rewarding experience of preparing mares for foaling,testing milk serum,foal watch,and foaling. The intern will also be taught the skills of of foal imprinting. Stallion handling, semen collection and semen analysis will be taught. Preparing and packaging semen for shipping. This is a great opportunity for those that want to work with a great team of people. Working basically with the Quarter Horse breed. We are actively seeking people who want to apprentice for the upcoming breeding and foaling season...Feb-June 2012

The Job

Job No
113748
Status
Not Looking
Title
Breeding And Foaling Apprenticeship
Type
Apprentice; Stallion Handler; Working Student; Trainee;
Work type
Temporary;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
educational stipend of $100 weekly
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
1/18/2014
Expires
8 months ago
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The Employer

Employer No
101144
Name
Mountaintop Ranch
Website
http://www.mountaintopranch.com
Location
Elkton, Virginia, United States US flag
Facility type
Showing; Breeding/Foaling; Training; Conditioning/Handling;

Requirements

Being able to handle horses professionally on the ground. Only serious applicants should apply

Required Key Skills

Handling Youngstock; Sole Charge;

Required Expertise

Sole Charge;

Accommodation

Individual apartment or sharing a 2 bedroom house with barn manager

Job Benefits

housing and educational stipend of $100 per week after 6 weeks of training

The Facility

Training and breeding facility for the all-around pleasure horse. We train client's horses as well as our own. We stand a Quarter Horse Stallion and foal out around 7 mares each year. We are a family owned business in a beautiful location where there are alot of opportunity to practice and learn good horsemanship and training skills...riding both english and western. Equine Reproduction is also a very important part of our business and we have a facility for collecting stallions, AI breeding ,shipping semen, foaling out mares and imprinting foals. We have 2 apprentices each season to learn various training and horse handling skills and how to work in a commercial horse barn

Tags

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