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Show Groom

San Gregorio, California 94061
United States
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Date Posted: 09/27/2022 | Last Updated: 09/27/2022
Categories:
Groom - General, Groom - Hunter/Jumper
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?
No
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
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
Job Description
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

-Provide feed and water to the horses according to a specific schedule
- Tack horses up for riders
- Maintain a clean working environment by ensuring:
- All shelves/trunks/drawers are wiped down throughout day
- Aisles remain free of shavings/ clutter
- Horses are groomed to team standard
- Stalls are kept clean throughout day (shavings dry and free of feces)
- Water buckets are clean
- Laundry is done - including cleaning boots/wraps
- Tack is cleaned/wiped down daily
- Perform Horse Therapy responsibilities as instructed by managers and prescribed by the Vet, including:
Massaging horses
> Stretching some horses
> Using therapeutic machines on horses
Other Groom responsibilities:
> Pack hooves
> Turn out horses
>Hand walk and lunge the horses
> Bathe the horses
> Braid the horse’s manes
> Clip the horses
> Oversee horses in equine spa
> Setup and breakdown at shows
> Place and remove studs
> Ice legs (when horses don’t go into spa)
> Wrap legs of horses
- Blanket horses (night checks) as necessary
- Act as back up contact for horse care and emergencies
Job Requirements
Qualifications/Requirements:

- At least 1-2 years of relevant experience is required.
- Show experience: FEI level/A Circuit Horseshows
- References will be required and checked
- Experience and knowledge of caring for equines
- Knowledge of safe work practices around horses
- Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating information to superiors
- Travel required for at least 22 weeks during the year, including potential for international travel
- Must be 18 years or older
- Clear background check and proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
- Strong communication skills
- Work effectively with minimal supervision; self-starter and self-motivated
- Physical requirements
> Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
> Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
>Ability to lift 75 lbs.
- Strong commitment to teamwork
- Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
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