Posted on 10/24/14
Harris Paint Horses of Federalsburg, Md. has an opening for a summer
internship. Housing and living stipend is provided. Intern will have
the opportunity to learn how to collect stallions, inseminate mares,
process semen for cooled transport and freeze semen. Intern will also
work with halter breaking weanlings, fitting weanlings and yearlings
for futurities, break two year olds, etc.
Applicants must have experience of working with young horses and starting two years old
For further details about the position:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The equine apprenticeship program at University of Massachusetts Amherst offers a unique and intensive opportunity for students that have graduated from an equine–related associate or bachelor’s degree program to further their industry skills and gain valuable work experience. Apprentices spend one year living, working, and training at the UMass Hadley Farm with the herd of Bay State Morgans and Hanoverians UM. The apprenticeship includes all areas of equine management, breeding, and training. Apprentices gain experience working with the Director of Equine Management, Director of Equine Training, and Veterinary Reproductive Specialist.
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Posted on 10/22/14
People & Animal Learning Services (PALS)
Full Time Facility Manager
The Facility Manager (FM) will ensure all program horses' and boarded horses' daily needs are met. Duties include, but are not limited to daily feeding, provision of water, turning out, mucking stalls/paddocks, and bedding stalls as prescribed for each horse’s needs. Responsibilities related to the tracking and stocking of grain, supplements, hay, supplies and bedding as well as general property maintenance as needed for horse safety are included.
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Posted on 10/17/14
Assistant Barn Manager & Full Time Barn Staff
Sweet Briar College is looking for two barn staff positions. One is a Wing Captain position - similar to an assistant barn manager. This person will be in charge of 15-20 horses, and will supervise 2-3 student workers. During the school year, they do not have to muck stalls, and during the summer, they will have a rotational schedule that requires them to muck stalls a couple days a week.
The second position is a full time barn staff position. Their shift would cover weekends and 3 weekdays. Job duties include horse care as well as some light facility care (weed eating, mostly).
There is housing available on campus, and the rent is fairly inexpensive.
Email email@example.com, or call (434) 381-6116 (weekdays) for further information.
Posted on 10/13/14
Breeding Farm Internship
Diamond Creek Farm has an exciting opportunity for 2 interns at our Wellsville, PA stallion and broodmare farm. To maximize the experience and education, our interns will alternate mornings in the lab or in the office. The experience you gain will encompass many aspects of horse-breeding industry:
-Assisting with semen collection and processing, including lab set-up and cleanup
-Assisting with insemination of mares
-Mare pregnancy checks and check-ups
-Foaling out mares and providing initial care to newborn foals
-Taking semen collection calls from clients and processing the shipment paperwork
-Driving to pick up/deliver semen shipments to outside farms, airport, etc.
-Other basic barn tasks, i.e. feeding/watering, stall cleaning, grooming, etc.
Qualified applicants will have experience handling mares and young stock, a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and the ability to stand, kneel, and/or squat for extended periods of time and ability to lift
upwards of 50 lbs.
In addition to the invaluable experience, our interns will be provided with housing, including utilities, plus $175 salary perk week. Interns will be responsible for their own transportation, cell phone, cable, and Internet.
Posted on 10/13/14
Barn Manager / Lead Instructor / Riding Instructors
Falling Creek is a traditional, high adventure summer camp located just outside of Asheville, NC. We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to have an amazing experience working as a Youth Development Professional. At camp, our staff serve in many roles as a mentor, role model and dedicated leader for our campers through daily interactions and teaching an activity that you are passionate about, horseback riding.
Falling Creek Camp's programs are second to none when it comes to the quality of instruction and leadership of our staff. We are currently accepting applications for barn manager / lead instructor and riding instructors. Falling Creek has 20+ horses we keep year-round with 600 acres with miles of trails to ride, 2 instructional riding rings and a fun working atmosphere. Our season runs from May to mid-August. We offer competitive pay, room and board, and paid time off. If you are interested in working at Falling Creek Camp and working with the very best people this summer, please go to our website and apply online
Job duties include grooming, some stall cleaning, and riding a few horses per day. Candidate will be required to travel to Florida from January - March. These horses and the owners all fox hunt. Experience hunting isn't necessary, but candidate should have experience jumping and be comfortable with cross country. We are looking for someone from January (preferably late December) to May.
Harris Paints of Federalsburg, Md. has an opening for a full time trainer/breeding manager assistant. Housing is provided. Applicants must have experience working with young horses and starting two year olds.