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  • Seeking Live In Caretaker For 12 Horses

    Blue Moon Farm is a 10 acre farm located in Sheridan, Illinois. We practice natural horsemanship, western riding and dressage. We have 16 stalls, 12 of which are currently occupied. We are a relaxed and stress free environment. We have a large indoor and outdoor riding arena. Looking for responsible adult/couple to manage farm. 2 bedroom apartment on farm including utilities.

  • Groom searched!

    Experienced groom needed nearby Antwerp, for work at home as well as going on (inter)national jumping shows!

Seeking a second motivated working student/groom with a good work ethic to work at a Hunter/Jumper show facility and care for 5-8 show horses full time. Must have experience with horses! Great working environment located on 1000 acres, two large barns, 36 stalls and heated barns. Located in Northern Ohio. Weather can be COLD during winter, must be used to cold weather and can drive in snow. Needs to be able to drive large truck and horse trailer. Need someone that is good with clients, horses and can take direction. Must be driven, love horses and understands the responsibilities of taking care of show horses. Must be willing to travel to shows. Responsibilities include at home care of show horses, organization of barn, cleaning, grooming, some riding, lunging, turnout, client interaction, operating farm equipment, first aid and veterinary care, medicating (IM and IV injections, can be taught if needed), and stall cleaning (at shows). Need to be detail oriented, enthusiastic, and easy to work with. Working student must be assertive, responsible and able to handle early mornings. Hours can be long at horse shows. I am looking for a working student that has some teaching experience; I will need to be able to leave working student at home when I am away and they need to have ability to teach novice-intermediate lessons if needed. Working student does not need to have show experience but must have general training in hunters/jumpers. Riding lessons will be provided for the working student as well as housing. Must be willing to live with other person in large house. Will be working with another working student during this position. The salary will include housing and opportunity to bring a horse to the facility. Starting salary $150/week working 6-7 days a week. Opportunity to board you horse to the facility and lessons/training included as well. Send resume.

The Job

Job No
113709
Status
Looking
Title
Hiring Full Time Working Student At Hunter/Jumper Facility In Ohio
Type
Groom-General; Rider-Hunter; Head Groom; Groom-Showjumping; Housekeeper/Groom; Rider-Jumper; Groom-Show; Groom-Competition; Manager-General; Working Student;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
$150 /week+ housing+boarding for 1 horse
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Friday, August 01, 2014
Posted
6/5/2013
Updated
7/27/2014
Expires
in 1 month
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4,696

The Employer

Employer No
104764
Name
Guest Employer 104764
Location
Ohio, United States US flag
Facility type
Riding School; Show Jumping; Showing; Training;

Requirements

Must have a good work ethic, motivated and hard working. Must have good knowledge of horses and willing to learn. Must be willing to live in a large house with another person on the farm. Must have good flatwork and jumping experience. Working student must be Intermediate rider or above for this position. Will be responsible for riding at times, must be able to handle all types of horses without issues on the Flat. Must have a valid drivers license and be able to drive large truck/trailer.

Required Key Skills

Schooling; Lunging; Bandaging; Riding; Exercising; Driving license; People Skills; Trim/Pull; Equine First-Aid; First-Aid; Clipping;

Required Expertise

Showing; Working with children; Flatwork;

Accommodation

Housing is available next to the barn. Large farm house. Boarding for horse available.

Job Benefits

On site housing is available in large farm house for working student/groom. Lessons are available. This position will allow working student to bring one horse to the facility and board as part of the salary.

The Facility

Hunter/Jumper show facility located in Northern Ohio. Property is located on 2000 acres, two barns, 36 stalls, and a fully heated facility. Show on the circuit and travel to shows including FL, NY, NJ, KY, etc. Imported sale horse, top hunters/jumper show horses, and lesson program.

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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.