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Show Groom for PRE Farm Wellington, FL

Wellington, Florida 34478
United States

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Date Posted: 02/08/2019 | Last Updated: 02/19/2019

Categories: Groom - general, Groom - show, Stallion Handler
Positions Available: Full 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:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Private farm located in the heart of Wellington, just a mile from the show grounds, specializing in dressage and imported PRE's. Owners live on property and are in the barn daily. Currently, the facility has 8 horses, which include stallions, mares, and two "babysitter" pony/mini geldings, along with chickens and dogs.
Job Description
The position is 6 days per week, day and evening shifts to be split between two team members. Hours range between 7am-3pm and 6pm-9pm.
Duties include general care of horses such as stall mucking and rebedding, feeding and watering, preparing feed for next meal time, grooming, clipping (if applicable), leg wrapping, administering oral and topical medications, tacking/untacking, bathing, turn out, managing paddocks, loading/unloading hay/grain/tack trunks/trailer etc. before and after shows, handling horses for vet and farrier, keeping track of feed, supplements, and medications to be ordered before running out, and general summer care for horses living in humid and wet environment such as treating feet for thrush, rain rot, summer sores, etc. Experience with minor farm maintenance and basic farm equipment a plus.
Job Requirements
Experience with stallions required
Experience with Spanish bred horses preferred and strongly encouraged
English speaking person required
Clean background check
Clean driving record
Drug/Alcohol free
Smoke free
Ability to drive truck and goose neck trailer
Fun, friendly work environment, positive atmosphere, drama free workplace, consistent hours, competitive salary, pay based on experience and ability to perform the duties of the position. THIS IS NOT A RIDING POSITION.
Description of Housing Provided
No housing provided