Attention horse enthusiasts and equestrian graduates! Are you looking for a unique opportunity that allows your creativity and horsemanship skills to blossom, while furthering your experiences and setting the stage for a career in the equine industry? Immediate opening for a career oriented individual. We are seeking an experienced horse person who is hard-working, career-minded, and a horse savvy entrepreneur to join as a team player in our small but growing operation. Must be a positive, outgoing, and highly motivated self-starter to be a part of the guest ranch lifestyle. This isn't a 9-5 position and requires flexibility and a great attitude. Opportunity for long term employment to the right person. If you’re passionate about horses and ranch living, personable, and enjoy interacting with people from all over the world, this could be the position for you!! As part of the ranch family, you will be coached throughout the summer to develop your riding, trail guiding, and guest relation skills. Your daily responsibilities will include everything from exercising horses, day to day horse care, guiding trail rides, assisting with farrier, housekeeping, assisting in preparing and cooking meals, and interacting with our guests! You will get a close personal look at all aspects of running and managing an equine business in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Must be able to competently ride and have an understanding of basic horse behavior, management and care. Work throughout the summer to develop projects, bring your passions, talents, and creativity to life! Bring your favorite discipline to the ranch, coordinate a fun show or benefit trail ride. First aid certified preferred but not required. Ability to drive teams, ride green horses and natural horsemanship skills a plus!
Daily riding opportunities on endless miles of trails. Dorm-style cabin and meals are provided, permitted to bring horse. Improve horsemanship and riding skills, learn business management and marketing strategies, guest relations, and various other skills. You will live and work as part of the ranch family and will interact with visitors from all over the world.
All inclusive horseback riding vacation packages. Known for its personalized service, variety of trail riding opportunities and down home atmosphere, this is one of Virginia's year-round guest ranches. With some of the most beautiful trail riding in Southern Virginia, let one of our horses be your accomplice in your escape from the fast, stressing pace of daily life. Quality horses, peaceful country setting, personal service; make for an unforgettable guest ranch experience! Guest Ranch Vacations, Corporate Retreats, Day Trail Riding -there is something for everyone. All lodging at the guest ranch is private and has a view of horses and pasture. The guest ranch offers all inclusive horseback riding packages, custom and group packages and packages for those wishing to bring their own horses.