Veterinary Assistant wanted part-time for modern horse farm associated with an animal hospital. We are looking for candidates interested in holistic horse-keeping/training and alternative therapies. NO wheelbarrows, NO mud, super organized, time clock so you get paid for every hour you work, and only 12 stalls. Working students/interns also welcome.
We have been a training site for high school students, pre-vet students, veterinary technicians, and veterinarians for 50 years.
Must be a team player and open to and willing to learn/provide Therapeutic Laser and PEMF therapies, as well as soaking, stable bandages, etc. Must be able to lift 50 pounds routinely as water buckets, grain bags, and hay are heavy.
Must enjoy and be fit for farming (we use tractors, no wheelbarrows)
We are a CT State Horse Farm of Environmental excellence with the following pristine facilities - 2 barns with 12 insulated rubber-matted stalls, Staff and Boarder's tack rooms, inside and outside wash stalls, 10 sand/ 4 double fenced pasture turnout areas, covered lunging arena with enclosed viewing area, 70 x 160 rubber covered/ lighted outdoor arena with enclosed viewing area, hot walker, mini medical paddocks, run-in sheds w. heated stock tanks, compost facility, mini trail, picnic area. In addition to boarding horses, we provide classical seat riding instruction as well as equine wellness services, including Class IV Therapeutic Laser, homeopathy & nutritional approaches, corrective shoeing, & saddle-fitting. And we are also an educational institution & United States Pony Club Riding Center. We serve as an intern site for high school ag-tech programs, Vet tech programs & universities. We also teach anxious students and students with learning disabilities.