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Breeding/Foaling Ranch Position

Washoe City, Nevada 89704
United States

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Date Posted: 06/03/2019 | Last Updated: 06/03/2019

Categories: Breeding Barn Assistant, Other
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Arabian
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? Yes
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? Yes
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Arabian breeding farm foaling 4-8 foals per year, 150 acres ranch between Reno and Carson City, Nevada.
Job Description
A top priority is the care and wellbeing of the horses. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of Arabians and posses the breeding and foaling experience required this position. Duties include but are not limited to feeding, watering, turning in and out, stall cleaning, keeping facilities to a high standard, scheduling vets and farriers, managing records and supplies. Horse handling experience including grooming, bathing, and working with foals is a must. Knowledge of medications, wound care, and how to recognize colic and illness. Ability to operate and maintain ranch equipment. Must be willing to work in all weather conditions, including snow. Emphasis placed on a friendly and drama free working environment, we are looking for an honest, hardworking, self-motivated individual. Willingness to follow directions is critical.
Job Requirements
* Mare care and foaling experience required.
* Breeding experience preferred.
* Extra bonus to candidates skilled in embryo transfer.
* Emphasis placed on a happy environment for horses and people.
* Salary will be commensurate with experience.
* Two weeks paid vacation
Description of Housing Provided
* Nice housing on-site, close to Lake Tahoe and ski resorts.
* 5 minutes away from Carson City
* 15 minutes away from Reno