Professional Virginia breeding and show jumping operation in search of a show groom. Must have experience grooming for competition and working with young horses being started under saddle. This position requires working closely with the rider to develop top level show jumping horses and start young horses. Must be willing to travel and spend winter months in Florida. Individual must be able to plait, clip and professionally turn out horses for the competition arena. The position may include some riding if needed. Good organization, communication, and being detail-oriented are a must. Individual must be flexible, reliable, dedicated and bring a positive attitude.
*5 or more years experience
*show grooming experience
*clipping, trimming, plaiting
*daily barn chores
*drive truck and trailer
*drive farm equipment
Housing is negotiable. Will consider a pet, but no horses.
Required Key Skills
Housing available on main farm in VA and farm in FL
Housing, % of Health Insurance, Shared Vehicle, Paid Vacation
Small breeding and sales operation in the heart of Virginia horse country. We are dedicated to providing the American show jumping market with the best bloodlines out of Europe. We have a mare facility with 8 stalls, exam building, lighting system, heat lamps and cameras. There is a 4 stall stallion facility with a collection room and lab. We a 14 stall training and sales barn with covered lunging arena and 6 horse walker. We also have an indoor and outdoor riding arena.