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Barn Attendant
Helen Woodward Animal Center Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Barn Attendant

Helen Woodward Animal Center
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
  • $19 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description


(Therapeutic Riding)

Part Time Weekdays (some holidays)

$18.75 per hour

Do you love horses and have horse handling and riding experience? Come join our Therapeutic Riding team at the renowned Helen Woodward Animal Center!

The Barn Attendant will weigh and feed hay to horses, feed special grains and supplements to horses, clean dirt based and shavings based stalls, dump, clean and re-fill water buckets, distribute bedding to stalls, hand walk, and turn out horses. Administer medication, inventory supplies such as feed, supplements and supplies. Maintain barn and building cleanliness. Assist Instructors, volunteers, and program manager with horses before, during, and after lessons. Including but not limited to: grooming and tacking, lunging and riding as needed. Oversee the care of the horses, including, but not limited to bathing and clipping. Prepare horses for and assist in lessons with volunteers and needed. Help recruit appropriate horses for the program. Assist program manager with training and exercising of the horses including documentation, socializing and problem solving. Assist with equipment, machinery, and building maintenance. This position requires being able to work independently, as a team member, and participation in Center activities as needed or required.


Minimum 5 years riding experience is a must. English and/or western, English preferred. This person must understand the basics of stable maintenance and possess knowledge of all types of equine food substances. Familiarity with different tack, to include English, Western, and specialized equipment is required. The position requires the ability to anticipate upcoming maintenance and/or repairs of grounds and equipment. Skills in the safe, proper, and humane restraint and handling of horses are required. The ability to safely lift both 50 lbs alone and 115 lbs with assistance as well as push/pull up to 100 lbs is required.

Employee must demonstrate ability to work effectively with others (including co-workers, volunteers, customers, and others) by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; and addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions.

Employee must demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

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Helen Woodward Animal Center

Rancho Santa Fe, CA
92067 USA

Posted date

14 days ago

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