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Working Student for upbeat FEI dressage and eventing facility

Pembroke, Virginia 24136
United States

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Date Posted: 01/18/2018 | Last Updated: 01/18/2018

Categories: Working Student
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
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About The Facility
Harmony HIlls is a very active lesson and boarding program with up to 30 horses on 56 acres in southwest Virginia with a beautiful mountian views. We have a very active pony club and strong dressage and eventing emphasis.
Job Description
Harmony Hills Equestrian Center, Inc is growing, and hasimmediate openings for dedicated working students looking for the opportunity to learn from two FEI Dressage trainers. Both our trainers are USDF bronze and silver medalists and have impressive resumes including competing at the US Dressage Finals, Dressage at Devon, winning Horse of the Year titles, and much more. We are not just a dressage barn, but teach jumping as well and show in Eventing too.

(Farm is 15 min from Blacksburg, VA near Virginia Tech)
Job Requirements
**The ideal applicant must:**

• Be able to help barn staff in general care of horses and facility, tacking up horses for head trainer, and night checks.
• Have a positive attitude + able to work in a family oriented atmosphere.
• Be professional, have excellent time management, and be able to take direction
• Pony Club experience a plus but not required.
**This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual that includes: **

• Housing in a beautiful new fully furnished living quarters with AC, TV and internet provided.
• $200 week stipend.
• At least two lessons a week with our FEI head trainer in dressage and/or jumping.
• Opportunities to work with and train some greener horses if appropriate.
• Possible additional income if able to teach beginner mounted lessons.

Very positive barn atmosphere!
Description of Housing Provided
Housing in either our beautifully, fully furnished living quarters with AC, Heat, TV and internet provided
2 bedroom renovated farm home partially furnished, with AC, Heat, TV internet and phone provided.