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Equestrian Estate Help

The Plains, Virginia 20198
United States

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Date Posted: 11/14/2019 | Last Updated: 11/14/2019

Categories: Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor, Groom - general, Groom - Walking Horse
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: $30,000 - $34,999
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Hackney
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
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
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
300-acre equestrian estate, beautiful rolling hills, one-hour drive from Washington, DC.
Job Description
Looking for an assistant farm hand with split job responsibilities. First half of each day you will be working in the barn with Hackney ponies trained to pull carriages, participate in carriage drives as an assistant, mucking stalls, letting the ponies in and out, feeding, watering. General horse experience necessary.

The second half of each day you will be assisting around the estate with grounds maintenance: weed eating, leaf blowing, fencing, mowing, forest trail maintenance, driving trash and recycling into town, taking care of chickens and gathering eggs, working in the small garden, etc. Estate yard work experience mandatory.
Job Requirements
Estate yard work experience mandatory. General horse experience required. We can train the specific skills required for a groom at this driving stable. For a single person only as you will need to live in Northern Virginia for 8 months of the year and then travel to and live in Aiken, SC for four months of the year over winter. Monday through Friday and also Saturday mornings and then letting the ponies in at the end of the day on Saturdays. Sundays off.
Will be provided a small one-bedroom apartment with all utilities and satellite television provided. Salary of $33,800 per year ($650/week). Two weeks paid vacation per year (after six months of employment). Fully-paid health insurance for yourself through BlueCross BlueShield.
Description of Housing Provided
Very clean, small one-bedroom apartment with all utilities and satellite television provided.