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Full-time Equestrian Coordinator (Ozark, IL)- Camp Ondessonk is a traditional summer camp located on 983 acres within the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois.  We are seeking a full-time Equestrian Coordinator who will work both the summer camp season as well as year-round programming for adults and children.  The Ondessonk Stables have a permanent herd of approximately 70 horses, outdoor riding arenas, an extensive pasture system and hundreds of miles of trails in the immediate vicinity.  The Equestrian Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director in the general management, operation and supervision of the stable program, personnel, horses, and facility.  This is a salaried, year-round position with excellent benefits including insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and available on-site housing.  Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old with leadership ability to supervise campers and staff in a positive, safe, and effective manner.   Must have knowledge of facility maintenance, including equipment, tractors, tools, ect.  Experience working with children, along with CHA and First-Aid/CPR certifications are preferred.  Interested candidates are invited to email a cover letter and resume to:  Alissa.Hollmann@Ondessonk.com.  More information, including a full job description, is available at http://ondessonk.com/home/employment/.     

 

Camp Berachah Christian camp and conference center in Auburn, WA has need for a part-time Adaptive riding instructor.  CHA-IRD or PATH certification is required.  Must be a team player, enthusiastic, and willing to work in other areas as needed.  Please email Natalie Head, Equestrian Program Manager, at nhead@campberachah.org for more information. 

 

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is hiring Riding Instructors for Summer 2015.  Instructors will be responsible for helping with the supervision and care of campers and horses along with facilitating ground and mounted riding lessons.  Hiring for two locations Keyauwee Program Center in Sophia, NC and Camp Pisgah in Brevard, NC.  Please visit www.camplikeagirl.org for more information or email Cathy Thacker cthacker@girlscoutsp2p.org with any questions.

 

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is hiring Equestrian Counselors for summer camp 2015!  Duties will include developing and implementing age and ability-appropriate progressive English/Western riding programs, and assisting with general unit programming and management. Must be a confident horseback rider and have knowledge of safety around horses. Riding instructor experience and/or CHA certification is preferred. Minimum age 18; Salary range $210-$250/week dependent on experience. Housing and all meals are included. You will receive 2 hours off daily and weekends off. Program staff orientation starts May 18th, 2015, Camp begins May 31st and ends July 28th. Please visit www.gsmidtn.org/summer-camp-staff-forms for detailed descriptions of available positions and for applications. Completed applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to cdirector@gsmidtn.org.

 

Barn Supervisor at Jester Park Equestrian Center Polk County Conservation Board In Granger, Iowa.  The Polk County Conservation Board is seeking an energetic, highly motivated proven leader to supervise the daily activities of the stable, arena, buildings and surrounding grounds. This is a working supervisor position that participates in stable duties as required. The Barn Supervisor salary range is $45,399-$59,549.  The Supervisor plans, schedules and monitors the work of part time and seasonal/temporary staff engaged in the care/maintenance of horses, stables, indoor/outdoor arenas and surrounding buildings and grounds. The Supervisor also monitors the care and health of the horses; including treating horses under the direction of a veterinarian; ensures all facilities and equipment are in safe working order; requisitions supplies, materials and equipment; fixes equipment as needed; feeds, waters and exercises horses; and interacts with the public, horse owners, and suppliers in a variety of different settings.  Submit all of the following application materials: application, resume and cover letter by January 9, 2015 12:00 a.m. CST.  Job description and application are available at http://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/hr/job-opportunities/

 

Ranch Program Director, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps in New Jersey. We are currently searching for an experienced riding instructor to oversee our Summer “Ranch” program. The qualified candidate must have supervisory experience in formal horseback riding instruction; must hold 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; must be at least 21 years of age. Instruction for beginners through advanced riders is led by skilled riding instructors from a wide selection of disciplines. Each camper or “Ranchie” will be assigned a horse and taught how to manage and care for it throughout the session.  Each day, campers will saddle up for expert arena lessons and exciting trail rides discovering the magic of all 660 acres here at Fairview Lake. At the end of the session campers will participate in a Horse Show, giving them the chance to demonstrate their newly found skills. For more information, please contact Jeremy M. Culpepper at jculpepper@metroymcas.org.

 

Instructors needed- Cloudland, Georgia - Camp Adahi is seeking instructor to teach beginner riders on the weekends. Duties include: bringing in 10-16 horses from paddocks into stalls and feeding grain, tacking (western)/ assisting participants with tacking, teaching basic unmounted lessons, teaching basic stop, start, steer lessons in the arena and leading trail rides over rugged terrain at a walk. Requires 2 years documented experience teaching horseback riding and/or CHA Certification. All positions require current basic first aid training or higher AND CPR. Minimum age 18 years old. Paid positions offer opportunities for weekend work starting in August. Scheduling of hours is based on activity requests by Girl Scout troops. Please send resumes to Rebecca Lane rlane@girlscoutcsa.org or call 1-800-474-1912 for more information. (EEO/Drug-Free Workplace/E-Verify. Drug testing required.)

 

Director of Recruiting for A&O Mounted Patrol.  Alpha & Omega Mounted Security Patrol (www.mountedpatrol.com) is seeking a professional with strong connections to the national horse world to recruit riders for mounted patrol units nationwide.  A&O is the nation’s oldest and largest private mounted patrol company.  Troopers patrol at the biggest music festivals in North America including Bonnaroo, Coachella, Electric Forest, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and MysterylandUSA.  Part time seasonal riders are needed throughout the year.  Fulltime riders must be recruited for patrols in The Woodlands near Houston.  The perfect candidate for the Director of Recruiting loves horses and horse people, is available to travel extensively, has some business and/or military experience, and likes music festivals.  A&O pays a competitive salary plus bonus and offers excellent medical, dental and retirement benefits.  For more details about the job and application process or for information about the company, our clients, the requirements for rider and horse, and our training regimen for riders, go to www.mountedpatrol.com.  Join the A&O conversation at www.facebook.com/aomountedpatrol and www.twitter.com/aomountedpatrol.

 

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


Canyonview Equestrian College Dean of Students position in Oregon is available July 1.  Post high school resident Christian ministry program. Duties include: recruiting, admitting, teaching and mentoring our CEC students and alumni relationships. Bachelor’s degree preferred. CHA Master Instructor, ACI or CI preferred.  Animal Science background a plus. Must be a strong team player, have the heart of a shepherd, and be able to handle discipline with professionalism. Contact Ren Bannerman at 503.931.0901 www.canyonviewministries.org

 

FT Site Manager in Illinois to oversee staff and facility operations including development, planning and programming. Requires BA/BS in Equine Sciences and 5+ years of related management experience with a minimum of 2 years facility operation and horseback riding instruction. https://www6.ultirecruit.com/FOR1009/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx

 

Wanted CHA instructors to host ACTHA events ( see www.actha.us/hostaride ). Earn up to $1,000-$2,000 per event. Great benefits. To see and hear what other professionals say about working with ACTHA visit; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGDXIwlS9yU&sns=em And http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQzZNtMzKkY&sns=em   Go to www.actha.us/hostaride or call 877-99- ACTHA ( 22842 ) to get going.  You can also write your CHA specialist robin@actha.us

 

Professor of Equestrian Studies - SCAD Savannah:  Join SCAD’s one-of-a-kind equestrian department as a full-time professor. SCAD offers a B.A. degree in equestrian studies as well as an equestrian studies minor. During the past seven years, the SCAD championship equestrian team has earned 33 individual and team titles, including 10 American National Riding Commission championships and six individual Intercollegiate Horse Show Association championships. Students have the opportunity to study, train and ride at the Ronald C. Waranch Equestrian Center, a 100-acre, state-of-the-art facility with paddocks, competition arenas and stables for the university and student horses. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience teaching at the collegiate level with the ability to conduct practical and theoretical courses in riding, horse care, training, course design, judging, equine business management and more. Experience teaching and riding hunter jumpers at a professional level is preferred. Master’s degree, or the equivalent, required along with documented licensing, awards and achievements. Please visit our website for requirements and application instructions: http://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/4861  Email questions to Human Resources at scadfaculty@scad.edu. 


Assistant Horse Camp Program Director - Eagle Lake Camps of the Navigators (Colorado Springs, CO) - This is a seasonal position requiring a minimum 2 summer commitment, with potential for advancement. The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Program Director in the supervision of all activities taking place at the horse barn, including (but not limited to) - teaching group riding lessons, leading trail rides, assisting with management of horses and facility, assisting in supervising and leading evening activities for horse campers, and interacting with camper parents on Sundays and Fridays. Candidates should be at least 21 years of age with previous experience in riding (multiple disciplines) natural horsemanship, herd management, teaching, and training. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to growing in their relationship with God, a passion for working with youth, a teachable attitude, and a focus on safety. Certification preferred. For more information and to apply, visit www.eaglelakecamps.com/staff/summer

 

Equine Program Assistant- Green Chimneys (Brewster, New York): Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintenance of the farm landscape, teaching riding/groundwork classes, driving, horse study activity periods and vocational barn management for learning disabled and emotionally disturbed children. Special focus will be on developing activities in the afternoon, early evenings and weekends as well as assisting the farm and various campus programs during special events. Bachelor’s Degree, PATH or CHA IRD certification and valid driver’s license with clean record required. This position is full time, working 40 hours per week; flexible schedule necessary, hours will vary. For more information on our program or to apply please visit Green Chimney’s website www.greenchimneys.org and select the “jobs” tab to complete an online application. An online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position.


Equine Program Consultant- Green Chimneys (Brewster, New York): The Equine Program Consultant would be responsible for supporting the equine driving program.  The Program Consultant will prepare and implement equine driving activities, mentor students, lead the driving program, and maintain driving equipment. This position is a per diem position. Candidate must be a Certified/Experienced Driving Instructor. For more information on our program or to apply please visit Green Chimney’s website www.greenchimneys.org and select the “jobs” tab to complete an online application. An online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

  

Equestrian Assistant in Wheaton, Illinois: provide horse-drawn hayrides and lead trail rides; maintain and inspect harnesses; load, unload, and convey passengers on recreational and information/educational hayrides; coordinate the collection of fees for programming; educate students in basic horse care, horse handling, and riding techniques; coordinate daily operation of the horse stable; create daily chore and special task lists; handle and exercise horses; feed and water horses; clean stalls and dispose of manure; inspect horses for injuries and perform first aid; administer medications and vaccinations; act as a lead worker to volunteer stable workers; provide direction and training to volunteers; maintain the appearance of the facility; clean the barn, mow and fertilize the horse pastures, and build and repair pasture fences; inspect, clean, organize, and schedule maintenance of riding equipment that includes trucks, tractors, mowers, and wagons; maintain inventory and order supplies; assist with the production of special events at the facility; provide program information to visitors; perform other duties as assigned. Requires AA in Equine Science, Animal Science, or related field, and four (4) years experience in the daily care, handling, riding, and driving of horses and maintenance of equipment; or equivalent combination of training and experience; possession of a valid driver’s license. Preferred Candidate will have riding instructor experience for balance seat equitation. Apply online: https://www6.ultirecruit.com/FOR1009/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx

 

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

 

Riding Instructor Denver Equestrians  Qualified instructors should have a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience, some competition experience, and a sound knowledge of stable management and horse care. Instructors who have completed college equestrian degrees or certification programs (CHA, USDF,  British Horse Society, etc.) are especially urged to apply. Instructor benefits include flexible working hours, pay negotiable with experience, and the opportunity to help our students reach their riding goals in a fun, educational atmosphere. This is a part-time position, and candidates must be available to work daytime, evenings and weekends. To apply, please send us a resume and a cover letter via email detailing education and experience in horsemanship and riding. References required, and will be checked. Applicants must be 18yrs or older. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Ride@DenverEquestrians.com.

 

Maintenance and Groom Denver Equestrians  We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills. Job requires grounds maintenance, and operation of barn machinery, including feed cart, small tractor and trailer. Job also requires the ability to assist with repairs/improvements on the property. Applicant will be required to ensure daily barn chores are completed in a timely manner: turnout, feed, clean stalls, ensure proper opening and/or closing tasks are completed and assist with facility projects (fencing, repairs, etc). This is a part-time position with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position, and candidates must be available to work daytime, evenings and weekends. To apply, please send us a resume and a cover letter via email detailing education and experience in horsemanship and riding. References required, and will be checked. Applicants must be 18yrs or older. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Ride@DenverEquestrians.com. 

 

YEAR ROUND INTERN: CAMP HEBRON equestrian program is accepting applications for a year round intern.  Focus on Riding Instruction and Stable/herd management in a Christian Camping Ministry.  camphebron@camphebron.org     

 

HORSEMANSHIP DIRECTOR – CAMP LI-WA – FAIRBANKS, ALASKA:  Seeking a full-time CHA certified person who is as good with horses as they are with people.  Will consider non-CHA certified applicants if relevant experience and riding / instructional skills indicate a strong likelihood of achieving certification.  Our Christian camp and conference center uses horses throughout the year in various programs.  Must possess excellent communication, listening, and organizational skills.  Send resume to info@campliwa.org and check out our website at www.campliwa.org. For more information call 907-457-6059. 

  




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