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Groom/Horse Farm Worker

Lexington, Kentucky 40510
United States
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Date Posted: 12/09/2021 | Last Updated: 12/10/2021
Categories:
Groom - General
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$25,000 - $29,999
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?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Donamire Farm is tucked into the corner of Old Frankfort Pike and Yarnallton Pike in the heart of the bluegrass. It is a 630 acre thoroughbred farm currently home to forty horses. Facilities include broad paddocks, a cupola-crowned stallion barn, yearling barn, broodmare barn, training barn, turf training track, and 5/8 mile dirt track.
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION: We are in search of someone with at least two years of local experience with mares and foals. Experience with lay-ups is also helpful, but not required. The position also entails working in the horse stables to make sure they maintain cleanliness and organization.

HOURS: Six days a week, weekends required. 7:00-4:00 (1 hr. lunch break)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Clean and muck out horse stalls.
• Make sure the water buckets and filled and cleaned.
• Groom and brush horses.
• Turning out horses and bringing them in.
• Clean barn and equipment.
• Maintain fences.
• Other tasks as required.
Job Requirements
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Be able to work outside regardless of weather conditions.
• Must be friendly with animals and able to work with them.
• Must be able to walk, stand, climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach and climb a ladder.
• Work without direct supervision, work alone or with a team.
• Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty.
• Must be able to lift, push, and pull heavy weight.
Benefits
-100% coverage on all health, dental, long term disability, and life insurance
-Health Savings Account
-Paid time off, holidays
-Retirement Plan
Description of Housing Provided
No housing is provided.
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