Equine Employment Opportunities
**Please contact the party or parties listed in the advertisement. These positions may or may not be affiliated with Averett University.**
Chestnut Ridge Internship
Position Description: This internship is focused on equestrian and camping career development. Key focus areas of learning include equestrian program management, herd management, children/youth ministry and development, marketing and event planning, and program and partnership development. In this role, you will participate in and grow in your knowledge of equestrian program management by working alongside the Equestrian Director. You will also assist in designing and implementing programs that teach children and adults new equestrian and horse husbandry skills. You will also design programs to teach equestrian staff effective leadership skills in relation to the camp’s mission and goals. Based on your skills and program design, you will play a leadership role for the summer camp season as well. Interns will live in an intentional Christian community which eats, prays, works, and recreates with one another. Additional mentoring from seasoned camp professionals will help prepare you for your career in equestrian, camping, or other ministry fields. Click here for full description.
Bryn Mawr Riding Program
Kaiser Construction - Director of Equine Business Development
Tex-Over Farms - Assistant
Randolph College - Resident Stable Manager
The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, passion for the work involved and effective communication skills. Qualifications include a minimum of 4 years of grooming or stable management, ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted, proficient computer skills, ability to supervise staff of 4-6, and positive attitude. Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
To apply, send cover lever, resume and list of contact information for three references to: Director of Human Resources, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Equine Savings - Sales Coordinator
We market agricultural equipment, tractors , mowers, farm equipment and paint to the equine world. Our job is to aid the potential purchaser and align them with their local dealer to purchase the product using our preferred pricing. We also cover Equine Trades Shows.
Our website is: www.equinesavings.com , my cell is below, we are expanding into Canada and this is a great opportunity for a self-starter.
Starting salary is around $25,000 with bonuses getting it over $30,000 in the first year with excellent growth potential, this will be a great opportunity for the right person.We are seeking to start the interview process and hire one person right away and will add a second shortly thereafter, interested candidates should e-mail me their resume as soon as possible.
Steven J. Andersen
Scattered Acres Sport Horses - Working Student
Autumn Rae is a highly competitive upper level event rider and coach who has successfully brought many students to high levels of horsemanship. Her main working student/farm manager raised in ranks from Beginner to the 2012 Novice Adult Amateur Rider of the Year.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person, as the end goal is to find someone to take over a large part of the lesson program as a paid position. On-site quarters available, opportunity to compete at recognized USEA events, and excellent atmosphere.
Autumn Rae, Scattered Acres Horsemanship and Sporthorses
Johnson Insurance Services, Inc - Sales Representative - Equine Specialist
East Equine & Animal Assisted Therapy - Equine Specialist
East Equine & Animal Assisted Therapy, part of East Mental Health, LLC, located in Roanoke, Virginia. We are seeking a qualified Equine Specialist with a Mental Health background to add to our team. The Equine Specialist will provide special horsemanship skills and knowledge that will support the facilitation of equine facilitated therapy activities with a wide range of clients. This is a full-time position with benefits. Click Here for full job description.
Please forward resume to:
Painted Dreams Farm, Wrightstown PA - Trainer/Instructor/Assistant Manager
Send CV to Maria Mendonca: email@example.com
Barn Manager/Riding Instructor
Private established Hunter/Jumper farm in Monroe NC (20 min from Charlotte) is expanding and seeking a barn manager/riding instructor to help us grow. Certification is not required but candidates should have enough experience to coach at shows at least at the local level. The ideal entry level candidate will have a strong focus on equitation and be ready to teach beginner students through advanced riders of all ages. This should be considered a ground floor opportunity and the right candidate will have the ability to grow this program into whatever they choose. We will provide the facility, logistics, marketing and school horses as well as the option for onsite housing as part of the compensation package. Professional and personal references WILL be verified and candidate must submit to a background check as this position requires contact with children. Preference will be given to applicants who can start in January, but will consider holding the position for the right 2014 graduate.
Farm owner will provide:
(Lesson fee will be determined by the experience level of the candidate but will not be less than $30 and will not be over $40. This is based on market average for this area)
Please forward letter of interest along with resume and profession and personal references to:
Riding Director and Riding Instructors
Girl Scouts Carolina Peaks to Piedmont is looking for a Riding Director and Riding Instructors for two residential summer camps. Please visit www.camplikeagirl.org for more information on the positions, location of the camps and for an application. No Girl Scout experience necessary. Salary is determined on experience and skills. Food, lodging, insurance and pre-camp training is provided. Please contact Cathy Thacker, Equine Program Specialist for any questions about the riding program at Keyauwee Program Center. firstname.lastname@example.org
Marriage, Carriage and More, LLC and Just A Little Horse Farm - Intern/Apprentice
Position Description: This position is focused on business and equestrian career development. Key focus areas of learning include equestrian program management, marketing and event planning, program and partnership development. This opportunity will allow you to learn the basic skills to run your own equine related business. You will be instrumental in developing and implementing a new county sponsored riding and driving program.
Barn Manager and Beginner Hunt Seat Equitation Instructor
Clover Grove is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our staff and help grow our business as a barn manager and beginner hunt seat equitation instructor. We have a great team of happy horses, caring business partners and satisfied clients, and are in search of the perfect manager to complete our barn family which is located near Staunton, VA. Click here for full description.
Part time help needed
We need a responsible person who has experience taking care of horses and has reliable transportation to feed horses twice a day. Your work schedule will be variable (not always the same day of the week). Horses are outside, unless they are injured, so usually there is minimal stall cleaning. Please call to schedule an interview and please be able to give references. Iva Knapp 623-3470.