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Stable Hand

Youngstown, New York 14174
United States

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Date Posted: 02/05/2019 | Last Updated: 02/05/2019

Categories: General Farm Labor
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Friesian
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
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
Weight:   lbs
Job Description
Youngstown equestrian facility is currently seeking a responsible Stable Hand. This is a full time, year round, fast paced, labor intensive, and detail oriented job. Applicant needs to be available for all weekends, be reliable & prompt, multi-task efficiently, have great people skills, and needs to be proficient and experienced with the following tasks:
• Feed hay and grain to horses; understanding the feeding chart
• Maintain a clean and clutter free work environment
• Stall Cleaning
• Turnout and bringing in horses
• Watering and dragging the arenas daily
• General maintenance of turnout fencing, stalls, machinery, sprinklers, etc.
• General barn chores, to include: turnouts, blanketing, sweeping, blowing aisles, drain cleaning, etc.
• Watering the outside turnout horses daily
• Driving barn vehicles
• Snow Removal/Plowing
• Fence moving/course setting/jump setting for trainers
• Daily manure disposal
• Weekly garbage disposal
• Loading and unloading hay and shavings as needed.
• Powerwashing barn aisles and vehicles as needed.
Job Requirements
• Minimum of one year experience in barn setting
• Must have excellence horse handling skills
• Basic knowledge of maintenance and simple tool use
• High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements
Ability to stand for long periods of time. Repetitive hand use. Firm grasping required. Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Description of Housing Provided