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Horseback Tour Guide- WEEKENDS required

Ocala, Florida 34475
United States

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Date Posted: 10/12/2018 | Last Updated: 10/12/2018

Categories: Customer Service, Dude Ranch/Wrangler, Groom - general, Instructor, Rider - western, Trail Ride Leader, Wrangler
Positions Available: Part Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: American Quarter Horse, Percheron, Tennessee Walker
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
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About The Facility
The Canyons offers guided trail rides through the woods and alongside our lakes, scenic vistas, and beside the enormous cliff walls. We also offer zip line and kayak tours at our facility.
Job Description
Part time position available. We need someone to work the weekend shifts and one or two weekdays. Daily care of 17 horses including but not limited to: feeding, watering, cleaning stalls, grooming, tacking/untacking, dressing wounds & bathing. Keeping barn clean & functional. Match horses to customers based on their weight and riding experience. Guiding trail rides with beginner riders on trails and knowing how to keep them safe. Will lead up to 4 tours a day, each tour lasting around 1.5 hours. We are looking for someone who is passionate about horses and prides themselves on taking excellent care of the animals and people around them.


This position pays $10.50/hr plus tips. Raise eligibility after 90 days.
Job Requirements
-Must be 18 years or older
-4 years horse care/riding experience
-Valid driver’s license
-Must be able available to work on weekends & holidays
-Customer service and punctuality are a must
-Must be able to work with minimal supervision and must be able to follow directions
-CPR certification is NOT required but a plus
-Must have reliable transportation/vehicle
-Must have a relatively flexible schedule
-Employer conducts background and reference checks

Must come in to apply! Please turn in resume with the application!
The Canyons
8045 NW Gainesville Rd
Ocala, FL 34475

Questions? Call 352-351-9400