Farm Maintenance/Ranch Hand/Assistant Rider Needed at Equestrian Ranch

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Amado Equine Hacienda

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Amado, AZ
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
April 6, 2018

We run a boarding business with some training as well as a small cow-calf operation. This person needs to be able to interact with clients as well as work around horses and cattle with ease.

The position mainly consists of:

General ranch maintenance: Building and repairing fence, irrigation of pastures, landscaping, check water and fence lines, knowledge of electric fence helpful

Operating equipment: tractors, irrigation equipment; Machinery maintenance use and repair.

Assist with daily care of horses: feeding, turnout, cleaning stalls, assist with holding horses for veterinarian and blacksmith. Assist with shoeing.

Rider skills: competent flatwork skills (able to ride with a soft connection from leg/seat to hand), confident riding over fences (prefer rider with dressage experience, eventing through Training Level or show jumping experience through 1.10m), enjoys hacking out with horses, rider should be comfortable riding Western as well as English.)

We would also like to find someone with experience teaching riding lessons.

We are looking to find dedicated individual that has been in the horse industry long enough to know the basics but it still trainable for a permanent long term, year-round position. You should know feeding & general horse care and be able to adapt to a new situation and procedures.

Please email with bio & resume: [email protected]

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