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Eventing Stable Hand

Bartonville, Texas 76226
United States
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Date Posted: 07/08/2021 | Last Updated: 07/08/2021
Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor, Groom - Eventing
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
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
Formerly known as Gold Chip Stables, Apple Equestrian is an eventing property originally established and developed by Olympic Gold Medalist Mike Huber.

The facility sits on 24 beautiful acres in Bartonville, Texas, and includes a 28 stall barn with a temperature-controlled lounge, a 125′ x 250′ outdoor jumping arena, a 90′ x 200′ covered arena, a 6-acre cross country schooling field, and individual turnout paddocks.
Job Description
Feed horses grain (2x/day) and hay (4x/day).
Clean and refill water buckets.
Muck stalls and bed with shavings.
Sweep and clean aisle ways, grooming bays, wash racks, tack room, office, etc.
Provide general upkeep and ensure immaculate appearance and cleanliness of the facility and 24 acre grounds including landscaping and pond management.
Perform basic repairs including broken fencing, damaged or broken water pipes, and maintenance of horse jumps.
Groom indoor and outdoor arenas.
Relocate horse jumps regularly.
Maintain equipment - servicing and minor fixing.
Tack up horses for lessons and wash / brush horses down.
Turn out and turn in of horses while handling two or three at a time.
Manage horse treadmill program and operations.
Provide minor first aid for horses when necessary.
Job Requirements
Must respect horses.
Ability to communicate with crew, trainer and owner.
Demonstrated pride and ownership in quality of work and facility appearance.
Experience with eventing, dressage or hunter / jumper disciplines preferred.
Knowledge of basic medical care of horses.
Ability to operate and maintain a tractor, mower, gator, and landscaping implements.
Welding and carpentry skills are a plus.
Physically able to work outdoors on uneven terrain or all types of weather.
Eagerness to work a full and robust day (your day starts at 6am and ends at 5pm with a one hour lunch break).
Take charge aptitude and accountability for the safety of the property.
No drugs, no smoking.
Spanish speaking is a plus but not required.
Wages start at $600 per week or more based on experience (six day work week) including housing. Access to transportation on an as needed basis.
Description of Housing Provided
A shared (with one other stable hand) two bedroom apartment with all utilities paid. Includes full kitchen (refrigerator, stove, microwave, etc.), bath, and living room with TV and internet.