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Breeding Barn Manager

Myakka City, Florida 34251
United States

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Date Posted: 08/13/2019 | Last Updated: 08/13/2019

Categories: Breeding Barn Assistant, Manager - breeding, Stallion Handler, Veternarian - vet asst
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: American Quarter Horse, Appaloosa, Pinto/Paint, Warmblood
Languages Required: Any Language
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? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
An established well-known breeding, training and showing facility on 45 acres in West-Central, Florida
Job Description
Managing mare barn and mediciations for about 80 horses, which includes recognition of health issues and proper feeding. Supervision of interns. Paticipationg in daily chores. Daily management will include dresisng and wrapping wound care, vaccinations, colic etc.
Handling of young horses from birth-during and up to 6 months of the year assisting with all aspects of breeding, handling mares and foals, assisting with insemination, stallion collection, ultrasounding and embryo transfers. Post weaning-foals need basic baby training the right person must be able to handle these foals teaching and training them the basic skills, bathing, tying, ground manners etc. This normally begins in May and continues thru Sept-October each year. Will help other staff members with feeding and barn/stall cleaning on an as needed basis. More so during off season.
Job Requirements
Experience giving oral, IV and IM injections. 75% of this position is handling horses 25% herd maintenance and record keeping.
Good people skills are required with a good work ethic and ability to train others and supervise as well as working with them.
Working interview is required- stay will be paid by employer.
Description of Housing Provided
Apartment on premises- which includes all utilities, Wifi, Direct TV. Pets accepted upon approval. Six days per week 7:00-5:00 with hour for lunch.