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Assistant Manager/Groom

BLUEMONT, Virginia 20135
United States
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Date Posted: 04/24/2022 | Last Updated: 04/27/2022
Assistant Manager, Groom - General
Positions Available:
Full Time, Part Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
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
Small private farm with 14 stalls, multiple turn out paddocks, riding arena, round pen and ride out.
Job Description
Vista Farms East is seeking an applicant for a full time Assistant position at a private horse farm, focused on training and farm work. Applicant must have a good foundation in horsemanship and be able to confidently work with young and green horses. This position is focused on horse grooming and farm care management.
Horse care duties include, but are not limited to, grooming, tacking, bathing, setting fences, blanketing, clipping, basic first aid care and management of daily equine schedules. Riding is a bonus skill but not required. Turnout and stall cleaning will be needed from time to time but should not be a daily task as that position is currently filled.
General farm work such as mowing, weed eating, arena grooming, fence work, etc. Truck and trailer driving skills are also a bonus.
This is a very hands-on position and requires a very driven work ethic. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter that doesn’t wait to be told what to do and takes ownership in their work.
Job Requirements
Applicant should have a valid driver’s license and their own form of transportation.
On site housing and salary based on applicants' skill set and level of ability
Description of Housing Provided
Private 1 bedroom 1 bathroom barn apartment including all utilities.