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Experienced Groom for Private Eventing and Fox Hunting Barn

Upperville, Virginia 20185
United States
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Date Posted: 11/29/2020 | Last Updated: 01/31/2021
Categories:
Farm Maintenance, Groom - Eventing, Groom - General, Manager - Private Farm, Rider - Dressage, Rider - Eventing, RIder - Foxhunting
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
Yes
Pets allowed?
Yes
Non-smoker 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
Private Eventing and Fox Hunting barn located in the heart of Virginia hunt country. Our stable consists of 3-4 event horses and 6 fox hunters. We also have 5 retirees and a yearling that live out. The barn is state-of-the-art on 200+ acres including a standard dressage arena, jumping arena, cross country course, and unlimited ride out.
Job Description
Immediate opening for an experienced groom/rider to join our Team in Upperville, VA. We are looking for a motivated individual with good basics and solid horsemanship. Duties to include (but not limited to) care for quality eventers and fox hunters - grooming at Events and for Hunt Meets, driving trailer, exercise riding, daily grooming, tack & untack, feeding, turn-out, turn-in, blanketing, equine first-aid, IV & IM meds, bandaging/wrapping, barn cleaning/tidying, stall mucking, paddock maintenance etc.
Job Requirements
Ideal candidate is neat, diligent, punctual, and a good time keeper with the ability to turn horses out to a high standard. Must be an organized and dedicated team player who communicates well with others and is self-motivated yet willing to take instruction when required.
Benefits
Very competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, some travel. Will consider own horse for the right candidate.
Description of Housing Provided
Lovely, spacious, and modern full furnished 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment with cable and internet
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