Equestrian Horse Riding Instructor

Wheatland Farm in Purcellville, VA, USA


$25 to $30 Hourly

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“A fast growing non-profit with a very supportive and fun work environment, promoting a culture of success for staff and students.”


  • Coach/instruct small group, one hour group or half hour private riding lessons from beginners through intermediate level riders in the disciplines of dressage, pony club D1-D3 eventing, para dressage, and/or therapeutic riding.
  • Ensure welfare of horses and safety of riders throughout lessons.
  • Follow Wheatland Farm guidelines for mounted instruction and unmounted lessons (handbook provided).
  • Manage any volunteers assisting at lessons.
  • Prepare arena as needed for lessons.
  • Prepare lesson content and lesson plans.
  • Take rider SOP notes each lesson per Wheatland Farm guidelines.
  • Supervise end of lesson horse care.
  • Communicate with barn staff for horse prep/management throughout lesson day.
  • Participate in Wheatland Farm special events such as fundraisers, horse shows and open houses.
  • Participate in Wheatland Farm CEUs.


  • Preferred: USEF, PATH, USDF, ARIA or USEA teaching certification
  • Required: At least USDF first level or USEA Training Level eventing experience; several years teaching experience and excellent references
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability is a MUST!
  • Effective riding skills and confident horse management ability.


  • Successfully employed candidates after 90 days may apply for full time position with salary and benefits.

About Wheatland Farm:

Wheatland Farm is a growing non-profit organization with a national reputation for excellence. U USEF Center of Excellence for Para Equestrian sport, Wheatland Farm provides staff and students with the opportunity for personal and professional growth and development. One of few equestrian businesses offering full and part-time positions, salaried jobs with benefits such as health, dental, and PTO. Come join us!

Company address: 15158 Berlin Turnpike, :Purcellville, VA 20132

Posted date: 15 days ago

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