Looking to join a top sporthorse farm and work around quality horses in a professional environment? Hilltop Farm is looking for a stable groom to join our sporthorse breeding operations! The position has the potential to work around foals/young horses, broodmares, stallions, and top competition horses to facilitate the daily operations of the farm. Duties include stall cleaning, feeding, administering medications/therapies, turnout, basic grooming, holding for vet/farrier, and general cleaning duties. The position is a five-day work week but does require weekends (i.e. days off will be weekdays). Ideal applicant will have solid horse handling skills, ability to regularly lift 50 lbs, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and have a valid US driver’s license.
Valid US Driver's License
Ability to continuously stand or walk
Ability to bend, squat, and lift heavy objects (50 lbs) frequently
Ability to climb up onto and down from farm equipment
Ability to work in traditional barn environment to include dust, walking on uneven surfaces, etc.
Ability to work outside year-round during inclement weather such as excessive heat, cold, rain, etc.
Ability to work long hours, evenings, and weekends as required for horse care needs
Required Key Skills
Farm house with private bedroom / shared living space. Basic utilities included.
Competitive compensation package includes on-site housing with standard utilities, paid vacation/sick days/holidays, health insurance/401K (after respective probationary periods), and discounts to staff board/lessons.
Join the Hilltop Team and work at one of the top sporthorse centers in the country! Hilltop offers the opportunity to be a part of a world-class facility filled with top competition horse, renowned stallions, and quality broodmares and young horses. Work alongside leading equine professionals in a friendly team environment that understands the importance of continuing education in the workplace.
Nestled in the hills of northern Maryland, Hilltop Farm offers a tranquil 400-acre setting with beautiful pastures, riding trails, and a world-renowned training center. Hilltop Farm has three distinct departments related to the development of sport horses. Our Breeding Department focuses on Stallion Management; the Raising Department encompasses both broodmare management and the raising of young sporthorses, and our Training Department is primarily focused on dressage, but also believes in the value of cross-training and variety in the development of an elite level athlete.