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Barn and Breeding Manager

Townshend, Vermont 05353
United States



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Date Posted: 05/03/2019 | Last Updated: 05/20/2019

Categories: AI - Technician, Breeding Barn Assistant, Instructor, Manager - breeding, Nightwatch/Foaling, Rider - dressage, Stallion Handler, Trainer - Dressage, Veternarian - vet asst
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
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? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
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About The Facility
Friesians of Majesty, a beautiful 650 acre breeding and training equestrian farm in Vermont, is seeking a full time Barn and Breeding Manager to work with top quality Friesian horses.

This is an unique opportunity to work in many facets of the horse industry in one place.

Friesians of Majesty offers instruction in both breeding and training horses in dressage and driving, starting with imprinting new born foals with our special Imprinting techniques all the way to Grand Prix Dressage, as well as management, riding, driving, starting green horses and customer service. We have a certified breeding technician on site doing all aspects of breeding including ultra sounding and embryo transfers in house.
We organize 3 to 4 world class equine functions with demonstrations, hold Keurings and perform about 50 tours and shows for bus companies per year. We offer carriage and sleigh rides depending on seasons and organize womens and girls overnight camps.

We are the largest Friesian farm in North America facility and you get to be with some of the best horses and staff in the world. Our lowest scoring horse scores in the top 15% of the breed standard and we have five approved Friesian breeding stallions.
Job Description
Responsibilities include
- Managing care and caring for about 100 horses and their daily requirements including recognition of health issues and proper feeding
- Instruction and training of usually 6 apprentices participating in our Apprenticeship program
- Supervision of staff and apprentices
- Participating in daily chores as needed
- Teaching dressage riding lessons, especially to the apprentices
- Handling young horses
- During up to 6 months of the year assist with all aspects of breeding from inseminations, stallion collection, ultra sounding, even embryo transfers. We have a certified breeding technician on site.
Job Requirements
The right person must have prior experience in a similar position, very good horsemanship skills and work well with others. Good work ethic and a positive attitude with a pleasant personality are necessary, as well as being in good health and being willing to work 6 days a week.

Live in is required and housing on site is available.
Benefits
You get to work with high quality horses and top professionals of the equestrian world.
You also get paid a salary depending on experience and get housing on site.
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