Start Date: TBD

Potential Hours (depending on availability)

Full Time: 5+ days a week, 8+ hours/day, 8:00am – 5:00pm daily

Part Time/Weekends/Full Shift: 8+ hours/day, 8:00am – 5:00pm daily

Part Time/Half Shift: 4-5 hours/day 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm

Overview:

Relaxed work environment with wonderful boarders and opportunities to ride and gain experience on a showing and breeding farm with mares, foals, young horses, senior horses, and all the way up to Grand Prix level horses. Responsibilities include handling, turn in/out, feeding, stall cleaning, bedding, sweeping, blanketing, basic care, injury assessment and treatments. Opportunity to train young horses and ride as well. Previous horse experience and a reliable vehicle is a requirement. Some heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs required (hay and feed bags).

Duties:

***This position is for a full day of physical activity***

  • Morning, afternoon (if required) and evening feed (hay and grain for inside and outside horses)
  • Turn out/turn in
  • Boots, bandaging, blanketing, fly mask and fly spray administration as needed
  • Stall cleaning and bedding (up to 19 stalls)
  • Care for outdoor boarded horses (up to 3 small groups)
  • Sweeping
  • Watering and cleaning of water and feed buckets, and outdoor waterers
  • Arena and wash stall maintenance (raking and regular cleaning)
  • Distributing hay outside in the winter months
  • Assisting veterinarians, farriers and other equine care practitioners as needed
  • Ground work with young horses (weanlings, yearlings, stud colts) and broodmares
  • Some heavy lifting will be required (approx. 50 lbs hay bales and feed bags)

What we have to offer:

  • $15.00 per hour starting wage depending on experience
  • Extra work bonuses
  • CPP/EI contributions
  • Extra holiday pay, seasonally-based pay scale (more time paid over winter months)
  • Fun, relaxed, flexible and respectful environment
  • Heated facilities including lounge and washroom
  • Tunes while you work
  • Free WIFI
  • Facebook Group Page for easy communication with clients
  • Easy-pick, dust-free bedding
  • Beautiful breezes through the barn on those hot summer days, insulated in the winter to shield the cold
  • Use of a utility vehicle for stall cleaning
  • Hay nets/bale feeders outside during the winter, waterers in the paddock for time optimization and streamlining
  • Ergonomic tools
  • Clients and owners always willing to lend a hand

Qualifications:

  • Reliable!
  • Self-motivated
  • Physically-fit
  • Solution-oriented
  • Organized
  • Outstanding communication skills with emphasis on providing a high level of professional customer service
  • Previous equine experience required
  • Experience with injuries and emergency conditions an asset
  • Prefer someone with past experience in a similar role
  • Reliable transportation required
  • References will be checked

If you are interested, please apply here.  We thank all applicants for your interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

**Please No Phone Calls At This Time, Thank You!**


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