Dressage and eventing facility is seeking an experience individual or experience couple for a full-time position. Position is 6 days a week and includes a lovely 2 bedroom apartment with a full bath, full kitchen and a large family room plus utilities. Must be hard working, non-smoker, honest and good with the horses. Does not have to ride but knowledge of horse care, nutrition, mucking stalls, holding for farrier or vet and doctoring is a must. If you are a horse couple then property maintainence, fence repair, jump repair, tossing hay etc. are also included. Must be efficient so you manage the barn and the barn does not manage you. Supervision of a small part-time staff is also part of this job. Cleanliness and keeping the barn tidy are important. Keeping the horses on their schedule is most important. The day starts at 7 AM year round. In the winter there is a 7:30/8:00pm night check. On their summer schedule the horses are out at night. Pets permitted within reason. Barn owner lives on site and is in the barn daily.
Farm is located 13 miles from the beach. The climate is wonderful for beach and horse activity all year long. January and February are somtimes tricky but we can almost always ride. Surrounded by 2000 acres of wooded lands and adorable beach towns. Plenty to do and you would be encourage to get off the farm when you can. Google the town of Southport North Carolina to get a geniune feel of the area. If a larger city, college town, arts and fab food of all types are more your liking - we are 20 minutes south of Wilmington, North Carolina. Barn owners are nice folks and in most cases very agreeable. They are involved with the community and Willetts Farm has an outstanding reputation in the horse community as well.
Willetts Horse Farm is a Dressage and Eventing facility located in Bolivia North Carolina 13 miles from the coast. On average we house 21-22 horses on 70 acres of land. We are a family own and operated business.