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Posted on 2/26/14
KD GUEST RANCH
Summer 2014 Wrangler Job Openings
Wrangler Job Duties:
Horseback Trail Guide
Assist guests with grooming and saddling
Care for 20+ string of guest horses – feed, doctor, groom, train
Maintain cleanliness and proper functioning tack
Responsible for cleaning and organization of barn and tack room
Feed team penning cattle
Participate and help facilitate team penning with guests
Provide basic horseback lessons upon guest request
Assist with loading and unloading hay
Entertain guests throughout the day and evening activities
Assist with kitchen duties during meal times (dishes, serving, eating with guests)
Help with cleaning the ranch facilities on turnover day
Assist with ground maintenance
Assist with any other ranch related work
Constant communication with owner of all livestock injuries or health issues
Room and Board (All staff is required to live on property)
Posted on 2/26/14
John Irish Performance Horses
Eagle Point, Oregon
Assistant Trainer & Summer Intern
NRHA Professional John Irish is looking for both a summer intern as well as a full time assistant trainer. We are looking for hard working, capable individuals who want to learn about every aspect of the Reining horse industry. Experience with 2yos a plus. We breed, raise, train and show reining horses and compete both regionally as well as at the NRHA Futurity & Derby.
Contact: Rosie Irish
541-840-1579 or email@example.com
Posted on 2/25/14
Currently enrolled in an OT, OTA, PT, PTA, Speech or Education program
Maintain a 3.0 grade point average
Must complete an “In Barn” training prior to participation
Obtain approval from Department Chair to approve internship
Assigned to create treatment plan for one client to co-facilitate with PATH certified riding instructor.
Follow all standards and procedures of Serenity Farm Equestrian Center as a Side Walker
8-10 week internship
Summer, Fall, Spring intern hours
Working up to 10 hours per week in programing
To find out more please call: 419-833-1308.
Posted on 2/24/14
Summer Equine Intern
The Achievement Centers for Children's Camp Cheerful located in Strongsville, OH has an opening for summer interns June through August. Serving children and adults with special needs for over 70 years, Camp Cheerful is located on 52 acres in the Mill Stream Run Metro Park Reservation. Our PATH Premiere Accredited Therapeutic Horsemanship Program is currently looking for summer interns with horse experience to assist with the daily care of program horses and stables. Interns will gain experience with children and adults with special needs as they assist in instructing therapeutic riding and horsemanship activities under staff supervision. Experience with people with disabilities is preferred, but not required. Candidate is paid a stipend, with onsite housing and meals available.
Interested candidates please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on 2/19/14
Camp Christopher is taking applications for summer positions. Individuals must enjoy the outdoors and making a difference in the life of a child. The ideal candidate has experience working with children and has experience in working at a stable, teaching riding and/or caring for horses.
Departments and Information:
Resident Camp – Overnight Staff – 2 positions needed
June 4 – August 15
Must be at least 18 years old
Salary: $308 per week
Position(s): Stables Assistant
Resident Camp – Department Staff – Day Only – 3 positions needed
June 4 – August 15
Must be at least 18 years old
Salary: $215 per week
Position (s): Stables Assistant
Leadership Position – $425/week- Day Only
This position is appropriate for the highly trained, experienced candidate. The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, or have the experience generally represented by such a degree, by start of employment.
-Stables Department Coordinator – 1 needed
-certified as an instructor from a nationally recognized organization/riding school obtained within the past 3 years OR
-has documented endorsements of successful recent experience in formal horseback riding instruction
-Must be at least 21 years old
Please visit campchris.org and click on “Careers” to apply
Posted on 2/13/14
Since 1946, Kennolyn Camps have welcomed campers and staff from around the world to a beautiful 300 acre camp property in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Atop the hill is an Equestrian Facility with a barn, stalls, paddocks, and 3 riding rings. The Equestrian Coordinator oversees all programs that occur at the facility, leading a team of excellent riding staff throughout the summer (early June through late August). Primary responsibilities include:
-Oversee feeding of all animals each morning and evening plus the cleaning of pastures, stalls and cages each day. Supervise the barn hand and cover some of the shifts when necessary.
-Oversee the health of the animals including coordinating farrier and vet visits and caring for a sick animals overnight, when necessary.
-Schedule horses’ riding assignments.
-Coordinate daily grooming and bathing of the horses.
-Organize and regularly inspect tack and proper usage.
-Sleep onsite 6 nights a week to hear if an animal is in distress. (housing provided)
-Twice daily visual inspection of the animals to ensure they are well.
-Supervise 5-6 riding staff and 1 stable mucker.
-Before camp starts and during camp, exercise and prepare horses.
-Maintain a detailed log of horse activity (hours worked, problems, health issues, etc.)
-Other duties as assigned.
For more information, contact Andrew Townsend (email@example.com)
Or Apply On Their Website
Posted on 2/12/14
Horseback Riding Instructor
Fernwood Cove is a traditional summer camp for girls (with a co-ed staff) located in Harrison, Maine. Fernwood Cove offers spirit, philosophy and an outstanding camp experience for girls of all ages. Fernwood Cove camp programs combine the founding principle of simple living in the out-of-doors with the warmth of community.
The Fernwood Cove Horse program is a holistic program based on the philosophies of natural horsemanship. Campers of all riding abilities participate in on-ground and on-horseback activities allowing them to grow as both individuals and riders. The Fernwood Cove Horse Program has an established curriculum that provides each camper the opportunity for continual growth and progression. The structure of the Horse Program ensures each camper continues to build her skills from week to week and summer to summer.
Have any questions or want to find out more about this terrific opportunity?
Please contact me, Marran Linsky, Assistant Director, Fernwood Cove at:
Phone: 1-207-583-2381 ext. 205
Click Here To Apply
Posted on 2/6/13
Laramie County Community College
Ag/Equine Facilities Manager
Laramie County Community College has an opening for an full time ag/equine facilities manager position in Cheyenne, WY. This position is in detail on our website and we are looking for some outstanding candidates. Screening will likely begin at the first of March.
Posted on 2/3/14
Vershire Riding School
Summer Riding Instructor
We are a combined training riding camp for children ages 9-17 and adults.
Beginner through novice level of instruction.
Each camper receives his/her own horse for the camp session.
4 hours of mounted lessons daily.
We are located on over 400 acres of beautiful Vermont countryside!
5 Dressage arenas, Show arena, Cross Country courses, 2 stadium fields, indoor riding arena & miles of amazing trails.
Private room & board for you and horse, plus salary.
Posted on 1/29/14
Camp Wise is an overnight camp program located in Chardon, OH. As a part of our program we offer horseback riding instruction we are currently looking for a summer supervisor. We are looking to hire a current student or recent alum for the supervisor role. The dates are June 1-August 7 and we would be happy discuss opportunities to create or support internships/course that are already a part of a student’s educational curriculum.
The supervisor will oversee a staff of 5 instructors/program staff and manage a barn of 16 horses. This person is responsible for all programmatic aspects of the riding program and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the barn, horse care and health, facility maintenance and upkeep (cleaning stalls), managing/ordering feed, grain, hay, etc. The supervisor will serve as a member of the Camp Wise supervisory team and is supervised by the assistant camp director.
Eligible applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Click here to apply.
Rachel Felber- Assistant Director, Camp Wise
Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Emigrant, MT
Come work at one of the premiere high-end guest ranches in the United States! Just 30 scenic miles north of Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s beautiful Paradise Valley, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Mountain Sky boasts an 80% guest return rate year after year, and staff interaction with our guests is the single most important ingredient to our success. We’re looking for people who understand the importance of a friendly smile and a kind word.
Wranglers must demonstrate excellent horsemanship skills, and are responsible for leading guest rides, grooming and tacking the horses, gathering the herd in the mornings, and fence and trail maintenance. Wranglers are assigned project horses for the season, and must be comfortable riding inexperienced horses on rough terrain. Wranglers live in dorm-style housing near the corrals. Please note that no dogs are allowed, but with the permission of the head wrangler, you may bring a personal horse.
To apply, please email a resume, including contact information and the answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. If possible, include a picture of yourself riding.
1)Describe your horse experience, including your preferred discipline and any experience starting colts or riding green horses. Please be specific about the number of years of experience you have.
2)Do you have any experience teaching people to ride?
3)Your dates of availability between April 1st and November 1st
4)Would you plan to bring a horse with you? If so, please provide information about that horse, its level of training, and any experience it has had in a herd environment.
Applicants who are unable to do a live riding interview will be required to submit a riding video after their application is reviewed.
DEBrooke Equine Center
Duties: Barn management, train horses, give riding lessons, Assist with
hippotherapy & therapeutic riding, clean stalls.
Facility: Heated indoor & outdoor arenas, horse walker, heated wash rack, 18 stalls, individual paddocks, pastures.
3805 East St. Rd. 244 Rushville, IN 46173
Posted on 1/15/14
MCA Camp Willson
Male / Female Horseback Riding Wrangler/Counselor
Must be knowledgeable regarding Western or English riding instruction, horse care, and stable management. Also responsible for assisting with the supervision of a cabin group of up to 8 children. Also planning and implementation of daily riding lessons, cabin activities, and supervision of safety. Instructors in this area will be working with children as young as 8 and as old as 15. Must be child oriented, enthusiastic and creative with excellent teaching skills. Previous camping experience is helpful. Must be 19 years of age.
more details visit the YMCA Camp Willson web site
or to request an application please contact
Jasper, Summer Camp Director
Posted on 1/14/14
Friesians of Majesty
We are seeking hard working, dedicated future horse professionals that seek a one of a kind opportunity to work with Friesian Horses. Ideally we are seeking candidates that possess an excellent work ethic and are committed to excellence. Students with an emphasis in dressage and/or driving are preferred. Ideally we would like to find candidates that can commit to 6-12 months in our program. This would be an excellent option for a recently graduated student that needs to gain some real world experience.
Friesians of Majesty provides the finest year-round training for both horse and rider in New England. We are currently campaigning championship horses for riding/driving, starting young stock under saddle and preparing horses for the Keuring. We specialize in dressage, driving and Keuring training. So interns/apprentices will get exposure and hands on experience in a wide range of horse training and schooling.
Whether you are seeking a career in training, breeding, or equine facility management Friesians of Majesty can help you learn the practical hands on knowledge you will need to succeed in the horse industry.
Contact Meagan Walsh : (802) 365-7526
Posted on 1/13/14
NRHA Professional Sam Smith
Assistant Horse Trainer Position
NRHA Professional Sam Smith is looking to hire an assistant horse trainer. Sam's training program has produced multiple world champions and futurity and derby winners. Located in Marietta, OK.
Contact Sam Smith (937) 441-2204
Posted on 1/13/14
Saddle Creek Farms
Assistant Trainer Position
Saddle Creek Farms is looking for an assistant trainer. Must be capable on a two year old and knowledgeable about maintaining non pro horses. Horse show experience is a plus. Must be open minded and organized. There is plenty of room for advancement for the right person.
Contact Margaret Fuchs (330) 717-8193
Posted on 1/10/14
How D Quarter Horses
Job: Summer Intern
Our farm is interested in having a summer equine intern. If you are not familiar with us, we raise quarter horses. We are continuing in a small way the breeding program established by my father Howard Dahlof, AQHA Legacy Award winner, breeder of World Champions, etc. Currently, we have 2 mares expected to foal in March/April, a yearling stud to prepare for Iowa QHA Breeders Futurity halter and lunge line, two 2-year-old mares to prepare for IQHA Breeders Futurity pleasure class, a 2-year-old stallion to prepare for sale, a 5-year-old stallion we'd like to finish preparing for all-around events, and several mares of varying ages and training levels.
Contact Rosalie L. Carlson: email@example.com