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Horse Care Manager

Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047
United States
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Date Posted: 10/04/2022 | Last Updated: 10/04/2022
Manager - General
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$50,000 - $54,999
Minimum Education Level:
High School
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
The facility is a semi-private hunter/jumper boarding and training barn located on 30 acres in Hawthorn Woods, IL. We currently board 36 horses and have a team of 7 grooms. Our head groom and family live on the property. Co-located on the property is a growing rehabilitation and equine services veterinary practice. This combination offers a collaborative environment where the horse's health and training is truly a primary focus.
Job Description
The position of horse care manager would be responsible for overseeing the quality care of all horses, ensuring that all horses' basic needs are met for nutrition, water, shelter and health care. Implementing feeding and turnout schedules. Oversight of ordering and stocking hay, grain, supplements, medications and shavings. Ensuring safety in all horse areas. Performing tasks necessary to support schooling, conditioning and training routines as directed by senior trainer. This position is not a riding position but riding ability is necessary for instances where a vet may need to see a horse under saddle or the trainers need help exercising horses.
Job Requirements
The horse care manager must be highly skilled in all aspects of horsemanship and possess a working knowledge of basic medical treatments, equine nutritional needs, equine behavioral management techniques, a broad knowledge of equine barn operations and the ability to effectively communicate.
Social security number required.
Competitive wages
Healthcare plan and paid vacation/personal days offered after three months on the job.
Description of Housing Provided
No housing provided