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Barn Assistant

Ancramdale, New York 12503
United States

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Date Posted: 02/02/2019 | Last Updated: 03/25/2019

Categories: General Farm Labor, Working Student
Positions Available: Full Time, Part 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? Yes
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:  0 ft   4 in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Professional, full-service Dressage & Jumping, Training, Boarding & Riding Academy on 200 acres. In business 30 years. 30 horses. Mix of top show horses, boarders and riding academy. Make our own hay. Indoor and outdoor arenas, excellent footing, heated wash stalls & viewing lounge. Round pen. Acres of turnout. Miles of trails. No smoking anywhere on the farm.
Job Description
Cheerful, Energetic Barn Assistant with Initiative who Really Cares About the Horses, Takes Pleasure in a Job Well Done, and Wants to join our Friendly Hardworking Team. We provide a well-maintained professional, public dressage and jumping boarding, and teaching operation in business for over 30 years on our farm in lovely rural setting.
We are organized; candidates must be reliable and able to work to a schedule. Job includes: - Basic horse care and barn work - Stalls, with 2-3 others - Routine care of tack - Laundry - Feeding, - Turnout - Bathing - Clipping. - Ability to lift 50 pounds, walk briskly, manage large horses required. Telephone and on-farm interview required.
Job Requirements
Excellent communications with staff and clients.
This is an entry level position, but you must have prior horse experience. Will train a long-term oriented applicant. English language. American citizen.
Full time employees, 6 days a week, receive 2 weeks paid vacation after one year.
Description of Housing Provided
On-site housing possible for the right, full-time candidate. Nice 3-4 room, sole occupancy, apartment with kitchen and bath on the farm. No pets.