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Equestrian Intern

Oxford, Ohio 45056
United States
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Date Posted: 04/05/2021 | Last Updated: 04/05/2021
Instructor, Working Student
Positions Available:
Annual Salary Range:
$20,000 - $24,999
Minimum Education Level:
Four Year Degree
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
American Quarter Horse, Appaloosa, Hanoverian, Holsteiner, Oldenburg, Pinto/Paint, Selle Francais, Stock Type, Thoroughbred, Warmblood, Westphalian
Languages Required:
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Miami University is home to 58 school horses. The program offers classes through our Sports Leadership and Management Department as well as hosts a competitive collegiate riding team. We offer hunt seat, western, and dressage lessons.
Job Description
To assist in the care of the equestrian facilities and of the horses. To assist with instructing riding for the Equestrian Center,
Observing the principles of riding and making safety a priority. To assist with facility coverage and supervision of special events as needed.
Job Requirements
Required to perform duties with limited supervision
• Conducts daily safety assessments of the animals, facilities, and equipment, and recommend appropriate action.
• Assist grooms and student workers to facilitate day-to-day care of the horses and facility maintenance.
• Instruct KNH Classes and keep records for final grade submission
• Prepare all necessary paperwork to be turned into Director and KNH Department
• Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of all tack and equipment
• Assist in the clipping, mane pulling, and other show-grooming and maintenance
• Maintain order and appearance of all Equestrian Center equipment
• Remain current and knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the Equestrian Center and Recreational Sports Center.
• Implement policies and procedures for the equestrian program with emphasis on current risk management.
• Assist in the training and preparation of horses for lessons
• Keep up-to-date medication and supplement list as instructed by Director
• Responsible for minor medical treatment and continued special care for specific horses as needed
• Maintain barn cleanliness
• Teaching summer camp lessons and interactive tour demonstrations
• Assist Directors with all paperwork and filing
• File work lists/ horse lists weekly
• Organize and archive outdated facility documents; maintain archives of all important documents (including but not limited to invoices, team rosters, vet, work lists, horse lists)
• Assist Directors with various projects as needed, including but not limited to correspondence
• Give tours (interactive and prospective students)
• Assist in the supervision of events
• Assist with teaching, record keeping and possible travel for competitive collegiate equestrian athletes.
• Assist in facility maintenance to include arena maintenance and vehicle upkeep
• Completes other duties as assigned
Benefits Provided.
Tuition Waiver
Description of Housing Provided
Not applicable