• Oversee and share in completing daily tasks and operations
• Supervise and manage stable staff, working students, interns and volunteers
• Direct care of horses and small farm animals
• Schedule and assist equine professionals
• Assist with the equine conditioning program
• Provide equine and small animal First Aid
• Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment
• Assist with managing the facility (paddocks, arena and small animal habitats)
• Requires 6 years of managing a multi-faceted equestrian facility
• Formal training in Equine Science, Management and Nutrient
• Advanced riding, horsemanship, horse training and conditioning skills
• Excellent supervisory and communication skills
• Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills
• Ability to coordinate, delegate and supervise stable staff employees
• Capable of working and caring for the herd and small animals independently
• Embodies a strong work ethic, be a flexible thinker, presents in a welcoming and professional manner
• Requires strength and stamina to work in inclement weather and lift 50plus pounds
• Requires compassion to work in a program that serves children and adults with special needs.
We offer an Outstanding Benefits Package:
When you join Perkins, full-time or part-time, we’ll offer a broad package of healthcare options, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. We have a generous paid holiday package, vacation and sick time (unused sick time is paid back annually). We also offer tuition reimbursement, short-term, and long-term disability, free life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and access to our on campus fitness center and pool.
Rein in a Dream is a Perkins community program and premier therapeutic horsemanship center accredited by The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International, offering innovative community programming year-round, seven days a week, to children and adults (starting at age four).
Our facility is located on 30 acres of farmland abutting lush hay fields, trails, and a rambling river. Our 11,000 square foot indoor riding arena allows for year-round instruction. Participants enjoy coming to our warm and welcoming renovated antique barn that is home to our horses, ponies, and a variety of small farm animals.