Assisting Head Trainer/ Barn manager in all aspects of the care and running of our State of the Art facility at Liberty Farms in Ghent NY. We have about 35 horses here on the farm, from young horses to retirees. We specialize in Dressage and Eventing - offering training, and sales and rehabs and retirement. Each horse in our care is cared for as an individual and with the utmost attention to detail. We run a clean and stress-free facility where we LOVE horses and go above and beyond to keep them well cared for. It is a diverse operation, with beautiful pastures, miles of trails and indoor and outdoor arenas. Our assistant manager works directly under the head trainer/manager - from feeding to cleaning stalls, turnouts, first aid, grooming and barn cleaning to managing the farm when head trainer/ manager is away at shows and clinics.
If you want a full time life with horses and want to learn what it takes to run a top notch training and boarding facility and get a competitive salary doing so -- contact us. Horse experience and the ability to be on your feet all day working in a busy and friendly environment are required. Must be at least 18 and have a valid US Drivers licence and visa to work in the US. NO DRUGS>
Learning our systems and being a team player are essential- a sense of humor and a huge love for the horse life are recommended :)
Ideally looking for a long term person who can learn and grow with the position. Competitive salary based on experience- housing available but not required. Must have your own car. Paid vacation and weekly day off.
This is the ideal position for someone looking to make a career in horses- caring for horses.
lots of Horse experience- young horses, stallions a plus.
cannot be afraid of young horses
willing to learn
horses are a lifestyle not a job mindset!
Required Key Skills
If you want to learn how to be the best rider you can be while insuring your horse a long and healthy career/life this is a must!
The days can be long and hard but so worth what you get out of it!
Katrin is very knowledgeable and puts the horse first. Starting with the individualized feeding program, and I mean individualized! Right down to what type of hay they get! All to insure the horses diet aids them in health and performance.
For myself this is hands down the best decision I have made to progress in my riding career!
Liberty Farms Equestrian is an State-of -the-art, boarding and training facility in the heart of the Hudson Valley, NY. Our farm is part of a larger certified Organic farm, and our horses enjoy the beautiful pastures, miles of trails and hay from our fields. We train and care for each horse as an individual, from our custom feed program, to the extra therapies offers. Our head trainer Katrin Derreumaux is a USDF Silver and Bronze medalist who has trained numerous horses to the FEI level. Her attention to detail and systematic approach has allowed for many 'difficult horses' to be brought up the levels. Our farm is very diverse, in that we have babies to retirees boarding with us. there is a mix of horses training for showing in Dressage and Eventing, sales horses and those that enjoy life at home.