Seeking responsible part-time help to care for 10 polo horses on private farm in MD. Responsibilities will include evening and/or morning chores on weekdays (Mon-Fri): making grain and feeding, turn-in and out, blanket changes, hay and water, mucking stalls. Opportunity for additional work such as holding horses for vet/farrier, grooming, and weekend chores possible on an as-needed basis. Timing of work is flexible. Riding and assisting with legging up ponies in the spring may be possible, depending on experience. At least 5 years horse experience and excellent references required.
Polo experience preferred, but not required. Exercising skills a plus. Attention to detail and good communications skills are required. Reliable transportation required.
Required Key Skills
Flexible hours and schedule, possibility for continued or additional work and responsibilities.
We are a private farm housing polo ponies. We currently have 8 polo ponies and 1 thoroughbred ex race horse on the property. We have stalls for all horses, but most live outside 24/7 in large fields with run-ins. We have an outdoor ring with lights and trails.