To find a farm where I can live in (or) live in my small camper/trailer with my well mannered dog (German S. Pointer) While I do smoke, I have never smoked in or around the horses or buildings.
I have many years of office mgt/sales as well
formerly licensed instructor/trainer state of Massachusetts. Many years of professional and personal experience in all aspects of barn management and equine care. I am an adult (meaning unless there's a limb hanging off, I work (and even then, I work)
****In the interest of full disclosure, I do smoke. I do NOT however, smoke in buildings whether my home or barns. I go outside; whatever the weather and I dispose of butts responsibly (pet peeve of mine) ****
Duties of Current Occupation
Prefer a caretaker/sole charge, and/or barn manager, groom etc., position in a clean, quiet, safe place.
Equine Work Experience
40+ years both professional and personal
Proficient in grooming, wrapping, poulticing, bandaging and clipping. Comfortable working with farriers and vets and feed and grain suppliers.
Handling medical emergencies as necessary. Minor fence repair, grounds keeping and such. (some cattle work) Hands on experience with goats and chickens.
caring for 30+ horses. Turning out, feeding, grooming, mucking. Provided medical if necessary.
Assist farriers, vets, boarders and students. Geriatric care, retirees, etc.
Tending to goats, poultry, some cattle. Assisted clients & boarders when needed. Installed fencing and repair. Formerly licensed instructor/trainer. Accounts payable, receivable, payroll. Hiring/firing staff. Researched feeds, dietary requirements of charges.
Type of Ride Work
English, Western, Trail, Gaited Walking Horses, Field Trialing, over fences (rusty) Saddleseat (rusty)
too many years ago to be worried about it now :)
Areas of Expertise
Working with children
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