Applicants should be capable of training young horses to at least 4th level, preferably with experience training young horses through Grand prix. Trainer will be in charge of the Dressage Training Department at Coves Darden including overseeing any working students and lower level riders hired to assist trainer. Applicant must be comfortable training horses including stallions, be experienced riding young horses and enjoy competing at recognized shows. No mucking and No feeding is required in this position. A groom is provided for efficiency. This position offers extensive opportunity and backing to grow as a rider training our young breeding stallions as they progress towards Grand Prix. Young sales horses are competed extensively throughout region 1 and 3 nationally. Owner backing for capable trainers to compete internationally. Opportunity to compete in Florida during the winter season at owner discretion. For the development of our young horses, value is placed on working over the back with correct progression up the training scale. Providing a rounded education for the young horses is essential for their mental and physical education as well as their preparation for sale. Trainer will work closely with owner who heads the sales department at Coves Darden. Clinics in benefit of our in-house trainers continued education are arranged once a month. Regular work days are from Monday through Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm with 30 min break. Weekend work is only required for shows, presentation of horses to clients or clinics. The following Monday off when working at least one full day over the weekend. Pay is weekly the rate is negotiable depending on the capabilities of the Applicant. Direct Deposit is optional.
To apply please provide a resume along with at least 1 quality training or show video at training level or higher
experience riding just broke horses and experience training them through 4th level.
Affordable rental housing is nearby and is optional when available. Brick house, 3 bedroom, 2 baths, kitchen, living room w/ fireplace. Semi furnished optional. Some lots have paddock and stall for one to two horses. Fenced properties on approximately one acre lots. Discounts provided to Coves Darden Farm employees for the duration of their employment.
Top quality facility with large covered arena great footing, trails, outdoor arena, good horses and good equipment to work with. Monthly lessons with visiting clinician. 20 days of unpaid vacation per year to be divided into 2 weeks off in the summer 2 weeks off in winter. Opportunity and backing to compete through the highest levels and succeed. 10% sales commission when you bring the buyer. Straightforward, respectful and productive work environment in a peaceful setting.
Coves Darden Farm is a large breeding, training and sales facility dedicated to the P.R.E. (PURE BRED SPANISH HORSES). We offer stud service to breeders around the world and produce an average of 20 foals per year which we train, and prepare for sale in Dressage. Our horses have competed successfully at the National Finals every year, at Devon and lamplight both in the young horse and developing Grand Prix. We produce horses for competition and enjoyment.