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Barn Help - Farm Manager

Slayden, Mississippi 38642
United States

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Date Posted: 11/17/2019 | Last Updated: 11/17/2019

Categories: General Farm Labor, Groom - general, Rider - western
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: $20,000 - $24,999
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: American Quarter Horse, Thoroughbred, Warmblood
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
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
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About The Facility
100 acre privately owned facility - 15 stall barn - We board, on average 10 horses (most of which are retired) and own an additional 10-13 horses. This is not a lesson or training barn. we also have an average of 10-15 head of cattle.
Job Description
This is a full time live in position* Looking for a reliable, hardworking & self-motivated person - Full care of 15 stall barn and several pastured horses - this is a small private boarding farm (no kids/no lessons here) - This is Not a training position, we are not looking for a trainer - All work relating to daily horse care. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs & be physically able to perform the following : feeding/mucking/watering/turn in/out/recognizing & caring for basic injuries and lameness, give basic oral meds, maintain clean barn and surrounding areas etc. MUST have experience handling horses. Must have & use common sense. Horses are a way of life, if you understand this you know that the hours will always vary and fluctuate, it is never a 9 - 5 job & it is 6 days a week. If you are prone to missing work please do not reply to this post. There are horses to be fed & stalls to be cleaned properly daily!! It requires someone who loves horses in order to understand what is involved every day! . Must be self motivated and content working alone or with others. General farm maintenance activities involved as well- (ie; weed eating fence lines & similar, mending fences as indicated, clean up limbs/debris, blowing, raking, burn piles, wash trucks/trailers as needed, assist w/making general repairs & improvements) Must have valid DL- Non-Smoker -No Drugs - 23+ . Personal pet ok . There is potential to ride if qualified-but not required.
Job Requirements
23+ MUST have hands on experience handling horses - Able bodied & capable of lifting 50 lbs - English speaking - No drugs - Must have valid DL - Must have references.
Salary TBD BOE - Opportunity to exercise ride if qualified (quarter horses - Cutting) -
Description of Housing Provided
1 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment, furnished. Use of paid verizon network iPhone.