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Full Time Groom for FEI Combined Driving Team

Goshen, Kentucky 40026
United States



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Date Posted: 10/02/2019 | Last Updated: 10/02/2019

Categories: Groom - Eventing, Groom - general, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Groom - show, Harness/Driving, Working Student
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? Yes
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
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About The Facility
Hermitage Driving Center is part of the historic Hermitage Thoroughbred Farm. Situated on 850 acres we host an FEI Combined Driving Event, Weddings, Parties as well as a Thoroughbred nursery. The Driving Center has a newly renovated private 10 stall barn with tackroom, turnout, wash bays and carriage house.
Job Description
Looking for a self-motivated, team player to join our international show team! No driving experience required but show experience is preferred. Get the chance to work alongside 4 time World Championship Driver Jacob Arnold and 4 time National Champion Steve Wilson! Our team works with the top Trainers, Veterinarians, Physiotherapists, and Farriers in the World. This is a great opportunity for a hard-working individual to develop life long skills needed at the top level of competition in America and Europe!

Daily Activities Include: Stall Cleaning, Horse grooming and tacking, Turnout, Bathing, Feeding and Show preparations

Other Opportunites: Grooming at local, national, and International shows Hourly pay, Housing provided, Optional health care benefits

Home Base: Hermitage Farm, Goshen KY Winter Base: Grand Oaks Resort, Lady Lake FL Summer Base: Riant Equestrian Center, The Netherlands
Job Requirements
Horse skills must include: handling, grooming, and bathing. Clipping and braiding are a plus.
Work skills must include: stall cleaning, bucket scrubbing, hay moving, sweeping, and packing. Truck/trailer/tractor driving is not required but a plus.
Other skills: Must work well in a group.
Benefits
-5-day work week with hourly pay (overtime for anything past 40 hours/week)
-401k, health/ vision/dental benefits plus PTO.
-Pet-friendly housing in a 3-bedroom house with 1 other groom.
-Travel to national and international shows.
Description of Housing Provided
Shared housing is provided. Pet friendly 3 bedroom house is located on Hermitage Farm. Furnishings are not included.
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