info For a better experience on our website, please update your web browser.
  • EquiStaff
  • EquiStaff
  • EquiStaff
  • EquiStaff
  • EquiStaff
  • EquiStaff

Groom/Asst. Manager

Stanwood, Washington 98292
United States
Please to view contact information for this job!
Date Posted: 11/07/2022 | Last Updated: 11/08/2022
Assistant Manager, Groom - Dressage, Groom - FEI, Groom - General, Groom - Hunter/Jumper
Positions Available:
Full Time, Contract
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
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
Headwaters is a private, thoughtful, organized operation dedicated to the overall wellness of equine athletes at all stages of life. Our mission provide health and wellness to each of our horses throughout their life.
Job Description
Seeking an experienced horse care professional who genuinely loves horses, takes pleasure in a job well done, and is ready to bring their expertise to a professional and rewarding environment. Candidate will work alongside owner day to day and transition to managing farm operations/care when we are away. This is a perfect opportunity for a seasoned professional looking for a break from circuit life, while continuing to work/care for top equine athletes.

To apply: Please send letter of interest, resume, and 2 current references to
Job Requirements
• Grooming, bathing, wrapping, wound care, administering therapies.
• Feeding, blanketing, turnout.
• Exercising: Lunging, basic groundwork, hand walking etc. Positive reinforcement training (clicker/target) a plus but willing to train motivated candidate.
• Competition turnout (including clipping/plaiting) or drive to grow your skills.
• Assisting vet/farrier/care appts.
• Trailer loading.
• Equine First Aid – IM/IV
• Stall/barn cleaning, laundry and general upkeep of the farm.
• Ability to regularly lift 50 lbs.+ and manage large horses.
• Rotating schedule for night check and AM feeding.
• Tractor work (arena drag, water trailer, etc)
Competitive salary depending on prior experience, aptitude, and knowledge of the industry with opportunity for growth. Onsite housing + paid utilities are available for a uniquely qualified candidate. Pets considered on an individual basis - must get along with our dog and barn cats.
Description of Housing Provided
Brand new studio, furnished, with main floor bedroom (queen), full bath, kitchen, loft, and rooftop deck. Views of turnouts and forests. Onsite laundry.