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Located only a few minutes outside Bloomington, IN, Crimson Stables, LLC. helps introduce children and families to the world of horses. Boasting one of the largest indoor riding arenas in Indiana as well as nearby trails, we are currently in search of Full and Part-Time Horseback Riding Instructors and an Assistant Manager/Riding Instructor. Please apply through our Indeed post: Assistant Manager/Riding Instructor and Horseback Riding Instructors

 

Barn Manager/Program Director for a large barn in western Oregon wanted.  Rare opportunity to manage and build an Equine program.  We are looking for a Equine Professional with a passion for changing lives through horses and horsemanship.  Must be positive, hardworking, forward thinking, with an assertive personality.  Must be a responsible individual with a heart and mind devoted to changing lives for the better. Benefits and salary are dependent on experience, education and certifications. Contact: Scott DePaolo  Buttecreekscott@gmail.com    

 

Gerrie Barnes - New Concepts Consulting - www.newconceptsconsultant.com - Books and equestrian services available. Riding the Horse’s Mind:  The Psychology and Leadership of the Horse explains the missing piece for recreational riders in gaining and maintaining the trust and respect of their horses.  Assists riding instructors in understanding their students’ problem and frustrations.  Available on amazon.com.

 

Camp War Eagle, a summer sports and adventure camp for children in northwest Arkansas, is currently interviewing qualified candidates for a Horse Program Director (Head Wrangler). Qualifications include:  minimum age of 21, solid horse experience, CHA Certified Instructor – Level 2 or above, strong work ethic, proven leadership abilities and positive role model.  Duties include: development of lesson plans for summer arena riding and trail riding, responsible for safe management of horses, campers and staff, responsible for proper herd health and behavior management, maintain clean and safe barn area and equipment, properly train and supervise summer wrangler staff, supervise all horsemanship instruction and activity. This position is full time from May through August, with potential for part or full time position in the off-season, depending on other skills.  Email penny@campwareagle.org for additional information. 


Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont’s Circle C Equestrian Center in North Carolina a 22 horse riding center that offers Girl Scout and Community horse programming and lessons in Dressage, Jumping, Horseback Archery and Therapeutic Riding is looking for 1 part-time Equine Program Assistant/Intern. Responsibilities may include feeding, mucking, supervising youth volunteers, record keeping, teaching Saturday Girl Scout horse programs, assisting Riding Instructors during the week with facilitating the prompt start of lessons, schooling program horses, assisting Instructors during Community College equine classes, assisting farrier and vet, and other maintenance chores.  Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in equestrian studies or related field and/or 4 years of related experience, an interest in youth equine programs and developing their teaching skills and expertise. This position will require 25 hours a week of work with a weekly stipend of $150, shared housing and utilities.  This position is available starting now to May 30, 2018.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Cathy Thacker, cthacker@girlscoutsp2p.org.

 

YMCA Camp Classen is a 2100+ acre camp located in the Arbuckles just outside of Davis Oklahoma. Camp Classen is now interviewing qualified people for our Fall Equine Internships.  Interns will assist the Equestrian Director in the daily care of 30+ horses and ranch work.  Primarily interns will be leading our weekend groups and outdoor school groups on trail rides and will help out in areas of camp as needed.  Interns will be paid a stipend of $50 per day and will work at least 5 days per wrrk on average.  Depending on group contracts, an additional 1 or 2 days of work may be available.  In addition to the established stipend, the following are provided: housing with all utilities paid, Wi-Fi after office hours in Griffith Lodge and meals anytime groups are on grounds (about 80% of all meals are available in the dining hall).  There are laundry facilities in or near staff housing on camp.  Staff will also be provided with a microwave and have access to a refrigerator, stove and oven.  Intership begins now and goes through November 29th.  Contact Russell at rgholson@ymcaokc.org.

 

Opportunity at PATH Premier Accredited Center in Roanoke, TX -  Victory Therapy Center is seeking enthusiastic individual for a Full Time Volunteer Coordinator.  This individual works to ensure maximum volunteer support to cover daily classes, strategizes volunteer recruitment, training and retention.  This role serves as a liaison to other groups and agencies within the community to develop and maintain strong relationships. For more information, including hours, salary range, and job description please go to http://victorytherapy.org/careers/ to find a detailed copy of the job description and information on how to apply.

 

 

Suburban Adult Services, Inc., is located in Western New York and is looking to hire for a Full Time Equine Program Manager for the High Hurdles Program located in Sardinia, New York The High Hurdles Therapeutic Riding Program provides a therapeutic riding experience for individuals with developmental disabilities. High Hurdles offers cognitively, emotionally and physically challenged individuals a unique opportunity for growth and development. Instructors, students, horses and volunteers all work together to achieve challenging yet attainable horsemanship goals. Learning to care for and about horses while mastering riding skills is what High Hurdles is all about.  The Equine Program Manager will provide oversight to all aspects of the High Hurdles Therapeutic Riding program. Schedules all riding sessions, provides therapeutic riding instruction to individuals with disabilities, trains and cares for the horses, and recruits and trains volunteers. Ensures adequate and sufficient equipment and supplies for program, horses, barn and arena operation.  CHA certified instructor with one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities. If not currently certified be willing to become certified OR a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with individuals with disabilities as a therapeutic riding instructor AND Solid background in horsemanship, knowledge of various disabilities and skills in therapeutic riding techniques. EOE/AA Disability/Vets. http://www.sasinc.org/Careers/Open-Positions/Behavior-Technician/Equine-Program-Manager

 

Royal Ridges Retreat is currently hiring horsemanship staff for summer! We are a faith-based camp in Battle Ground, WA, just north of Portland, OR. We are looking for Riding Instructors as well as Cabin Counselors and Group Leaders. Positions available in both Day Horse Camp and Resident Horse Camp. We are in particular need of a Day Horse Camp Supervisor and a Corral Supervisor. More information, plus our Summer Staff Application, is available at http://www.royalridges.org/employment_forms.html

 

Cloverleaf Ranch in Santa Rosa, CA is looking for experienced western riding instructors for a year round Equestrian program. Cloverleaf Ranch is a summer camp and year-round boarding facility with over 160 acres of trails, a covered arena, two outdoor arenas, and a round pen.  Cloverleaf boards thirty horses and privately owns a lesson herd available for lessons and trail-rides.  Responsibilities include: teaching riding lessons, leading trail rides, light exercise and riding of Cloverleaf-owned horses, maintaining clean and safe tack and other equipment, grooming, supervising horse health and safety, and maintaining barn cleanliness and safety as appropriate.  The position requires flexibility and a positive attitude.  Important character qualities include flexibility, strong communication skills and ability to work as a part of a team, willingness to teach horsemanship according to the Cloverleaf Ranch philosophy, and a positive attitude.  CHA certified instructors are preferred, though not mandatory.  More information and application directions can be found at www.cloverleafranch.com/staff

 

Camp Ondessonk  is a year-round Catholic Youth Camp and Outdoor Education Facility located in the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois.  We are seeking a Full-Time Equestrian Coordinator.  Major responsibilities and activities include, but may not be limited to assisting the equestrian director in caring for the horse herd, including feeding, mucking, grooming, riding, basic veterinary care, and upkeep; teaching Camp Ondessonk’s horsemanship and riding program through lessons, guided trail rides, summer programs, and other horse programs while interacting with guests positively; and maintenance of the stable facilities, including barns, arenas, pastures, and fences through operation of heavy machinery and maintenance equipment.  Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years old, have significant horse care and riding experience and documented leadership ability to supervise campers and staff in a positive, safe, and effective manner.  Must be willing to work in a close-knit community.  Experience with children, CHA and First-Aid/CPR certifications strongly preferred.  This is a salaried, year-round position with paid vacation days.  Annual salary $18,000-$22,000 dependent on experience.  Health insurance offered through the Diocese of Belleville.  On-site housing is available.  More information and application directions can be found here: https://ondessonk.com/employment/

 

Equestrian Director: YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin, Middleville MI Seeking energetic, outgoing individual as Equestrian Director.  Responsible for and in conjunction with the Camp Director: planning, development, administration, growth and evaluation of Equestrian program.  Sound judgment, stability, maturity, and experience in the Equestrian programs are preferred. Duties include, horse care, hiring, training and supervision of staff, program development, supervision of horseback riding lessons and trail rides. Assist with all aspects of summer camp and retreats, including hosting groups.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required.  YMCA Camping experience preferred.  Camp is a branch of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.  Position offers excellent benefits, includes 8% retirement.  Housing provided. With resume, include cover letter and 3 references. www.ymcacampmanitoulin.org. CONTACT: Bill Hinton, bhinton@grymca.org 269-205-9007.

 

Rockbrook Camp for Girls (Brevard, North Carolina) seeks riding instructors to join its summer horseback riding staff. The Rockbrook riding program combines qualified staff, experienced horses, and excellent facilities to create an atmosphere where girls can advance their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy riding with friends. Riding staff members teach beginner and intermediate hunter-jumper mounted lessons, and assist with all aspects of horse care.  This is a full-time seasonal position. Compensation is commensurate with experience, but includes room and board, worker's compensation insurance, and paid time off. Applicants must hold current First Aid and CPR certifications.  To learn more about Rockbrook and to apply, visit www.rockbrookcamp.com/staff/

 

 

The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA’s Camp Speers in the Poconos (PA) is seeking qualified instructors for spring, summer and fall equestrian programs. We are looking for a senior riding instructor with the potential for progressing to management position. He/she will care for the horses and facilities, teach classes, guide trail rides and work as a member of the overall YMCA staff team. A certification from a nationally recognized organization or riding school obtained within the past 3 years, OR, documented endorsements of successful recent experience in formal horseback riding instruction is preferred. Must have or acquire and maintain certification in CPR Pro/AED/O2 and first aid. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must pass drug test and child abuse registry and criminal record checks. Clean driving record and ability to drive camp vehicles. Camp Speers is an alcohol, drug and tobacco free facility. Housing and some meals are provided. Early April –late November.  Call 570-828-2329 for an application or send resume, a short clip of you riding, and three references to cpainter@philaymca.org


 

Hearts & Horses Farm in Maine is looking for a certified experienced Instructor. We teach English -Western-Dressage -Jumping lessons beginner to advanced. Must be a self motivated, team player. Send resume to hnhtrc@myottmail.com and visit heartsnhorses.org

 

Seasonal Full Time Barn Manager, White Pines Ranch, Oregon IL  Job description includes ability to work with children in an outdoor setting and awareness that children may be away from home for the first time and having their first horseback riding experience at the same time.  Overall care of animals and day to day supervision of facility and equipment.  Grooming, saddling horses, leading trail rides and preparing for group activities in and around the barn.  Please contact the ranch at 815-732-7923 or info@whitepinesranch.com