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Intern/Working Student

Fly Creek, New York 13337
United States

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Date Posted: 07/30/2018 | Last Updated: 07/30/2018

Categories: Farm Maintenance, Groom - general, Instructor, Rider - dressage, Rider - english, Rider - jumper, Rider - Three Day Event, Trainer - General, Working Student
Positions Available: Temporary
Annual Salary Range: $0 - $4,999
Minimum Education Level: High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
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
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
250 acre stunning horse farm with kids and adult lesson program, horse training, shows. 20-25 own horses and boarders. Home made natural feed, organic hay and grass management program. Outdoor and indoor arenas (heated viewing room and bathroom), trails, cross country jumps. FB - Oakstone Stables , web -
Job Description
Ground work and daily operational needs:
-Facility management/barn chores
-Handling and training horses, including OTTBs
-Building and maintaining courses and trails
- Assist teaching student lesson program
- Rotational grazing/grass management
- Assist with routine medical care, farrier, dental and therapy
- Feed and nutrition
- Camps, horse shows, trail rides
Office work and aspects of owning/operating an equestrian center
- Research and development
- Program development
- Marketing and advertising
- Record keeping
- Website, FB, Instagram
Job Requirements
Energetic, positive and great team player required for this fast paced operation. Interns must be proactive, quick thinking with a calm personality especially around the students who can be as young as 4yrs. Able to work in all weather conditions and lift 50lbs bags. Must take directions well, have good people skills, attention to detail and a caring personality. Flexible 5 day/week shifts.
Weekly stipend $100
-Free housing with WIFI
-Riding lessons to further develop own skills
-Use of barn horses during free time
-Use of swimming pool
Description of Housing Provided
Share 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage with patio deck and creek flowing through back yard. With washer/dryer, garage. 1 mile from grocery store.