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Traveling Eventing Groom (Great Benefits!) ***Fei Experience Preferred***

Newtown Sq, Pennsylvania 19073
United States

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

Categories: Groom - Eventing, Groom - general, Groom - show, Rider - english, Rider - Three Day Event, Trainer - Eventing
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
As a private Fox Hunting/Eventing barn with an expanding program, we are in need of a responsible, hard working, friendly, Eventing groom.(FEI experience preferred but not required)

We are based in Newtown Sq, PA, but re-locate during the winter months, therefore, traveling is a MUST. Auguust-December we travel to Middleburg, VA almost weekly (depending on weather) for hunting. January-March we relocate to Middleburg, VA (housing provided during that time). In addition, April-December we travel to local Events for the private owner.

When in PA, our schedule is a 5 day work. When in VA (Jan-Mar) the schedule changes to a 6 day work week with an additional paid week off.
Job Description
Duties included but not limited to daily barn chores (feeding haying/watering, mucking stalls, t/o etc), tacking/untacking for private owner and riders, cleaning tack, picking fields, cleaning/tidying barn, wrapping/sweating legs, packing/unpacking for shows, setting up at shows, show prep (bathing, braiding, mane pulling, clipping/trimming/blending, studding etc). Will work under barn manager and closely with show horse manager.
Job Requirements
MUST be comfortable with:
-Occasional sole charge
-Grooming for private owner
-IV and IM shots
-Basic equine first aid
-Trailer driving (3 horse and 4 horse head/head)
Joining a friendly, fun, hardworking team!
5 day work week Thursday- Mondays (Tues/Wed off)
7am-4pm (start time can change depending on shows/hunts)
Full time, competitive salary, medical/dental/vision, vacation/personal/sick days
Additional paid week off in Florida
Description of Housing Provided
Housing provided only when traveling and during the FL months.
NO Housing provided while in PA.