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Horse Care Specialist/Groom

TUCSON, Arizona 85749
United States



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Date Posted: 03/18/2018 | Last Updated: 04/08/2018

Categories: General Farm Labor, Groom - general, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Groom - Saddlebred, Groom - show, Manager - general, Manager - ranch, Trainer - Dressage
Positions Available: Part Time
Annual Salary Range: $25,000 - $29,999
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? Yes
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
Job Description
Do you take pride in keeping performance horses in your care training their best, feeling healthy and looking their best?

Private dressage training barn is looking for awesome horse help to keep our 4 horses happy, healthy and beautiful.

This job requires your skill, care and attention to detail. Includes daily horse care (feeding, grooming, turn out, wrapping, clipping, supplements, braiding, stall cleaning, watering, tacking up, holding for farrier).

Requires performing wound/health care when needed, and being attentive to the horses' health and well-being (noticing colic or anything out of the ordinary for each horse's habits).

Requires keeping the barn running smoothly with tack cleaning, and keeping arena in top training shape by arena grading with atv and tractor.

Includes occasional hauling for vet and shows. Must be confident loading/unloading and experience with driving truck and trailer. Natural horsemanship experience a plus.

You must have a good head on your shoulders (good judgement), be trustworthy, fit and reliable.

Environment is quiet, positive and beautiful. Hours are 5 days a week from 5:30am to 12:30 lunch feeding, leaving your afternoons free to have a life and do what you want.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to put your years of practical experience to use keeping this small private barn running smoothly and the horses healthy and happy, while providing you with steady employment.

Tucson is a great place to live -- affordable, easy, friendly and horsey
Job Requirements
* Extensive experience with horses
* Natural horsemanship experience
* Confident loading/unloading and hauling horses safely
* Detailed, thorough, meticulous
Description of Housing Provided
Housing not included but Tucson is an easy and affordable place to live.
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