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Riding Counselors - Skyland Camp for Girls, Clyde, NC: Skyland Camp for Girls is looking for Horseback Riding counselors for a full-time position this summer (June 26-August 4). At Skyland, we teach English Hunt Seat riding to beginners to advanced riders ages 6-15. Riding counselors help maintain the barn and horses and teach riding to all skill levels under the supervision of the Riding Director. Skyland's riding program is not competitive. Applicants need not be CHA certified, though it is a plus. This is an ideal position for college students early on in an Equine Studies program who are looking for a great place to get experience and become part of a lifelong community. Riding counselors are also cabin counselors, and work with one or two other counselors to directly supervise 8-12 campers of the same or similar age group. The entire staff works together to plan and lead all-camp activities, including evening Clubhouse, hikes, cultural events, and campouts. Skyland Camp for Girls is an independent residential camp that has been owned and operated by the women of the same family since 1917. We are located in the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, just outside of Asheville, NC. Compensation includes competitive pay, weekly laundry service, and room and board. The Employment Application and further information can be found on our website at www.SkylandCamp.com/staff. Please direct questions and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Ondessonk is searching for Wranglers, 18+ years old, for this upcoming Summer. Camp Ondessonk is a residential Catholic Youth Camp located in Southern Illinois. We serve approximately 2,500 campers each summer. Our Wranglers work as part of a team to lead, assist, and teach horsemanship, riding lessons, and trail rides in a manner that promotes safety, learning, and fun. In addition, the Wrangler will assist in all aspects of stable management, horse care, and maintenance in a safe, responsible, and efficient manner. The position is seasonal, which would require applicants to be available from May 23rd to August 3rd this upcoming summer. Compensation is $247.50/week + R&B. Interested candidates should contact our Equestrian Director via email (email@example.com) or phone (618.695.2489 ext. 127).
The Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan's, Innisfree Equestrian Center, currently has part-time and seasonal opening for Instructors and Barn Staff. Outstanding facility, quality school horses and equipment. An opportunity to work in a CHA Program Member facility with professional staff. Please contact Equestrian Director, Shellie Carmoney at 810-720-9025 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tumbleweed Day Camp is searching for Wrangler/Riding Instructors for Summer 2013. We’re an independent, traditional day camp in West Los Angeles, serving over 1,200 campers each summer at our beautiful and secluded 100-acre facility. Our Wrangler/Riding Instructors implement an instructional western riding program for campers ages 5 to 14 along with our after-camp enrichment equestrian program. Our instructors nurture a love for horses in our campers and as a team provide care for the horses. At least 19 years old, with equestrian instruction experience preferred. The position is full-time seasonal, June through August; as a day camp, we don’t provide housing. If you’d like to help campers grow through equestrian experiences this summer, please send your resume to Andy Kimmelman, Tumbleweed Day Camp, P.O. Box 49291, Los Angeles, CA 90049 or apply on line at our website www.tumbleweedcamp.com
Professor of Equestrian Studies in Savannah, GA - SCAD seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position in equestrian studies. SCAD’s equestrian studies program focuses on practical knowledge to prepare students for a variety of careers in the equine industry, and offers a bachelor of arts degree in equestrian studies as well as an equestrian studies minor. SCAD fields a championship equestrian team earning 33 individual and team titles, 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's and student riders' horses. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience teaching at the collegiate level and the ability to teach courses in riding, horse care, training, course design, barn management, equestrian event management and more. Master's degree or the equivalent preferred, along with documented licensing, awards and achievements. Please visit our website for requirements and application instructions: https://scadjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53916 Email questions to Human Resources at email@example.com.
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
RIDING INSTRUCTOR; CAMP EL TESORO, GRANBURY, TX: Camp El Tesoro offers a coed summer residential and day camp program for children ages 6-17. We are seeking Riding Instructors who will assist with the development and delivery of a horse program that is appropriate for the ages and abilities of the campers. They will assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment; assist in the overall implementation of camp programs; provide unit coverage when assigned; assist in weekly set up and clean up of camp; and assist in end of season all camp clean up. The candidate should be a minimum of 18 years of age with at least one year of college (preferred). A current CHA riding instructor certification is preferred, but not required. The riding instructor should also be able to participate in pre-camp staff training. Good character, integrity and adaptability along with enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience and self control are essential. We require current CPR and First Aid certifications – training may be provided for these. This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 26-June 26. The position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs. Compensation is $150 - $180/week + R&B. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to Resume@CampFireFW.org.
EQUESTRIAN DIRECTOR; CAMP EL TESORO, GRANBURY, TX: Camp El Tesoro offers a coed summer residential and day camp program for children ages 6-17. We are seeking an Equestrian Director to plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program. The director will be required to train and supervise horseback riding staff; manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area. The will also participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions. The candidate should be a minimum of 21 years of age with at least 2 years of college; possess a current CHA riding instructor certification and have prior supervision of a horseback riding program and riding staff similar to the camp is desirable. Good character, integrity and adaptability along with enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience and self control are essential. We require current CPR and First Aid certifications – training may be provided for these. This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 19 – August 3. The position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs. Compensation is $200 - $250/week + R&B. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to Resume@CampFireFW.org
Summer Instructor Opportunity - Seeking CHA IRD or PATH Intl Certified Instructor or individual seeking certification with our minimum experience a high school diploma, one year of equine experience and knowledge of disabilities for a position with the National Sports Center for the Disabled Therapeutic Riding Program, located in Winter Park, Colorado. Position runs FT from mid-May to mid-August then PT though mid-September. Duties include Therapeutic Riding instruction, care of 13 horse herd, facility upkeep. View description at www.nscd.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seasonal Full Time Barn Manager, White Pines Ranch, Oregon IL is accepting applications starting early spring. 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 email@example.com
Asst. Horsemanship Director: Camp Jorn YMCA is looking for a Assistant Horsemanship Director to help with supervising and planning Camp Jorn’s horsemanship program. Camp Jorn is located in the beautiful north woods of Manitowish Waters, WI, surrounded by the Northern Highland State Forest. Since 1953 we’ve offered traditional camp experiences for children ages 8yrs – 16yrs. The Asst. Horsemanship Director will help maintain the standards of the horsemanship program that lead to a quality program. They will help teach campers riding lessons, supervise and lead trail rides, and help care for the camp horses. Requirements for this position: Minimum of 18 years of age or High School graduate/equivalent. Experience at a horseback riding facility. Knowledge of basic horse care and feed requirements, and knowledge of tack and equipment repairs. Desire and ability to work with children outdoors. Current CPR & First Aid certification. Flexible, diplomatic enthusiastic, and team orientated individual committed to modeling and teaching values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Personal Growth. Weekly rate based on experience and qualifications. Starting at $240/wk from June – Mid August, room & board included. Please apply online at http://www.campjornymca.org/staff.asp or call (715)-543-8808 for more information.
Barn/Facility Manager, Rabbit Mountain Equestrian Center LLC, Longmont, Colorado. Rabbit Mountain Equestrian Center (RMEC) (web page is RMEC.co) is a premier facility which caters to the Hunter/Jumper community in the Denver Metro Area. The position of Barn/Facility manager is currently available. This person is responsible for 1) the care of 42 horses and their owners, 2) day to day supervision of the facility’s staff, 3) maintenance of the facility and equipment (including pasture maintenance), and 4) interfacing with vendors (e.g. feed, hay). Safety of the operation is of primary concern. The successful candidate will have significant experience in horse management, customer relations, and facility maintenance. Salary: $27,000-$30,000 per year. Please send resumes with your letter on interest to: RMEC, P.O. Box 129, Hygiene, Co. 80533.
Village Creek Bible Camp (Lansing, IA): Located in the beautiful hills of N.E. Iowa. Looking for college or high school students who love working with horses, children and adults. Horse activities we offer to summer campers: arena lessons, trail rides, pony rides, and week long horsemanship camps. Positions needing to be filled for the summer (Memorial day to Labor Day): teaching wranglers (18 or older), assistant wranglers (16 or older), horsemanship counselor (1 year of college completed) and maintenance wranglers (18 or older). Need to be CHA certified or willing to be trained. To apply, visit our website for an application: www.villagecreek.net - For more information please contact the head wrangler by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of Equestrian Studies – SCAD in Savannah, GA. SCAD is the first art and design university in the US to offer a comprehensive intercollegiate athletics program and one of the first to offer one in equestrian studies. Join our one-of-a-kind equestrian department as full-time chair of the equestrian studies department at our Savannah location. SCAD fields a championship equestrian team earning 33 individual and team titles, 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's and student riders' horses. A master's degree and/or equivalent experience is preferred, along with documented licensing, awards and achievements. Please visit our website for requirements and application instructions: https://scadjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53772 Email questions to Human Resources at email@example.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.
Join our Summer Staff: Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center in North East, Maryland offers a variety of one and two-week sessions for boys and girls who have completed 2nd through 10th grades. The programs are designed to help each camper learn and grow through fun, educational, and character-building experiences. Activities include horseback riding lessons, waterskiing, sailing, ropes, sports, and creative arts. You must have completed high school to be on our staff, although most of our senior counselors have completed at least one year of college. So whether you're a graduating high school senior, a college student, a school teacher, or a retiree, if you have ten or eleven weeks available in your summer, there may be a good fit for you on our staff. Almost all staff members live in cabins with the campers. Some directors are housed in staff or family housing. Meals are provided, and the food is great! Pay is at approximately $2400 for the summer for first-year staff based on qualifications. For more information or to access our online application, visit www.sandyhillcamp.com.
SUMMER RIDING INSTRUCTORS WANTED: HARRISBURG, PA AREA. CAMP HEBRON, Christian Retreat and Conference Center, is looking for qualified individuals who are or can be CHA certified to teach riding lessons. Accepted summer staff will receive a CHA certification clinic FREE of charge at the start of the summer. Duties include: Teaching ground, theory and mounted lessons, trail guiding and stable/herd management. Work under a CHA master instructor and Clinician. For an application, go to firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and check out our website at www.campliwa.org. For more information call 907-457-6059.