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Show Horse Trainer- western pleasure

Grass Valley, California 95949
United States
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Date Posted: 08/27/2015 | Last Updated: 05/04/2024
Trainer - General, Trainer - Show, Trainer - Western, Wrangler
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$65,000 - $69,999
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
Becker Stables is a nationally-recognized Arabian show horse training and breeding facility in northern California. The farm is 200 acres with 100 stalls. We keep over 150 total and 75 training horses at all times, focusing mainly on western, hunter and English pleasure. We exhibit at about 12 shows per year throughout the US and Canada, including US, Youth and Canadian Nationals. We have 15-20 foals per year, stand several breeding stallions and ship semen across North America.
Job Description
Assistant trainers ride, do ground-work and show horses in accordance with their abilities. Additional duties may include packing and driving to horse shows, lunging, bitting, bridling, tacking, caring for tack and equipment, wrapping legs, blanketing, assisting with breeding, grooming, clipping, turning out mares & foals, or any other task that contributes to the operation of the farm. Annual wages/salary range $53,000-$78.000 depending on experience and hours worked.
Job Requirements
Drivers license. Proficiency in handling and training horses. Applicants with less training experience may apply for our Training Barn Assistant position, with opportunity to advance to assistant trainer as their skills increase. All applicants should be clean, hard-working team players.
We have a full schedule of benefits for full-time employees, including health insurance, retirement plan and vacation time.
Description of Housing Provided
On-site housing may be negotiable.