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Equestrian Lesson Manager

Wheatland Farm in Purcellville, VA, USA

Compensation

$15.50 to $17.50 Hourly

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical

Employment Type

Full-Time

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.”

The Wheatland Farm lesson manager is responsible for the preparation of our horses and ponies each lesson day at Wheatland Farm.

Work Days:

Tuesday - Saturday

Duties:

  • Bring in from pasture, groom, and tack up lesson horses and ponies according to lesson schedule.
  • Ensure each horse and pony is tacked up with appropriate tack for scheduled lessons.
  • Manage the volunteers assigned to assist at the barn with lesson pony preparation.
  • Keep tack room and its contents clean, tidy, and organized.
  • Notify the Executive Director and Barn Manager of any illness, injury, or behavior issues with lesson horses and ponies as they arise.
  • Provide basic first aid to equines as needed during the course of a lesson day, and any maintenance health care as needed.
  • Provide Barn Manager and Instructors with relevant updates on the health and behavior status of horses and ponies.
  • Ensure horses and ponies are turned out in the correct pastures at the end of the lesson day, with their requisite blankets/sheets, etc.
  • Provide oversight of and basic training to volunteers assisting at the barn.

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of barn management in a professional/show barn; OR
  • US Pony Club B or A graduate; OR
  • Extensive horse management experience as a professional groom.

BONUS:

  • Candidates may apply for a salaried position with health/dental and paid time off benefits after 90 days of successful employment at Wheatland Farm. Visit our website! www.wheatlandfarm.org

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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