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Trainer's Assistant

Ancramdale, New York 12503
United States

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Date Posted: 05/07/2015 | Last Updated: 09/07/2019

Categories: General Farm Labor, Rider - dressage, Rider - jumper, Trainer - Dressage
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? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:  5 ft   6 in
Weight:  150 lbs
About The Facility
Professional, full-service Dressage & Jumping, Training, Boarding & Riding Academy on 200 acres. In business 30 years. 30 horses. Indoor and outdoor arenas, excellent footing, heated wash stalls & viewing lounge. Round pen. Acres of turnout. Miles of trails.
Job Description
Cheerful, hard working, energetic person to join our team of 6 on this dressage & jumping Training/Lesson farm. Trainer's Assistant responsibilities include riding basic dressage (Training, First Level), hack out school horses and ponies, groom/tack up to show quality standards, care of tack and equipment, bathing, clipping, assist basic horse care and barn operations. Possibility of some Instruction responsibilities: teach a balanced seat to beginner (all ages), lessons, saddle club, camps, teaching weekends oriented.
Long-term employment opportunity for the right person with a desire to learn.
Job Requirements
Excellent communications with staff and clients a must.
Basic computer skills.
English language. American citizen.
Lessons from Head Trainer, Silver Medalist.
Description of Housing Provided
Nice 3-4 room apartment on the farm. Pets only with prior approval.