Part-Time/Full Time working student/intern for hunt/dressage/western pleasure training/lesson barn and licensed US Pony Club Center in Fairfield County, CT. Compensation may include a combination of salary, riding lessons, instruction for the instructor, general horse science and the application of alternative therapies in a program tailored to the individual. Competency in basic general horse care - mucking, grooming, feeding, turning out, tacking, tack care, required.
Weekdays, weekends, flexible schedule. May translate into a permanent job.
As a CT state Horse Farm of Environmental excellence, and affiliated with an animal hospital, we have been an educational facility for high school, college, and veterinary graduate students for 47 years.
Compentancy with general stable tasks, an open mind and a desire to learn.
Workers Comp, SS, Medicare
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.