Position Wanted: Barn Manager or Assistant Barn Manager in MT, CO, ID, WY

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Gabrielle M.

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Willing to Relocate: MT, CO, ID, WY
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
April 6, 2021
Housing Needed
2-5 yrs

My name is Gabrielle, and I am looking for a full time position (with or without housing provided) as a barn manager or assistant barn manager — open to working for a private family or a larger corporation. My resume includes equine and managing experience as well as strong character references. I am available to start June 30th, 2021 after I return from my honeymoon.


Tractor Supply, Pensacola, Florida, October 2020 – Present
Receiver (Full Time)

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory and limiting shrinkage, by receiving in all store product
  • Investigated and maintained records of inventory discrepancies, and collaborated with the store manager on implementing new ideas to decrease shrink at a high volume store
  • Primary operator of the fork lift: Fork lift certified November, 2020
  • Learned how to multi-task and support a high volume store from behind the scenes
  • Promoted to Team Lead in January, 2021 (Full Time)
  • Managing the team members (up to 6 at one time), prioritizing, delegating and overseeing tasks
  • Leading the team by example: throwing feed, running register, driving sales and profits, etc.
  • Opening and closing the store, completing daily paperwork, and preparing and transporting bank deposits
  • Resolving customer complaints and ensuring their positive experiences
  • Learned interpersonal and leadership skills, including creative problem-solving and commitment to my team

Goodrich Stables, Humboldt, Tennessee, September-May, 2018 – 2020
Crew Member (10-20 hours weekly)

  • Responsible for mucking, grooming, turn in and turn out, evening feeding and supplements, evening checks, and general cleaning and tidying of the barn and occasional feeding and night checks on goats and chickens
  • Worked independently and alone, and responsible for closing up the barn for the night, and frequently responsible for administering meds/tending to wounds on sick animals
  • Assisted (full time) during the annual rodeo hosted by the owners and vaccinating calves before the rodeo
  • Barn Manager from December 4th-18th, 2018 and December 3rd – 16th, 2019 while the owners were at Las Vegas National Finals Rodeo
  • Learned communication with barn owners, time management and self-motivation, detail orientation, and responsibility for the lives of the animals

Tolland Falls Ventures and Equestrian Center, Sedalia, Colorado, June-August, 2018

  • Crew Member under Rachel Smith (Manager), Mary Baker (Assistant Manager), and Susan Tinder (Owner) (40-45 hours weekly)
  • Responsible for administering horses’ oral medication and supplements
  • Assisted in feeding, turning out and turning in, mucking 54 stalls and runs, and various jobs such as leveling stalls or setting up temporary stalls
  • Worked independently to maintain the function of the barn and the comfort of the horses, taking initiative to clean, fix, or find other useful jobs as needed during extra time in the afternoon
  • Learned cooperation, delegation, and the benefits of helping other crew members to foster a working community


  • Conscientious, calm and steady personality even under high pressure situations
  • Monitor and maintain detailed product inventory
  • Ability to work hard and take detailed instructions; willingness to learn and take correction
  • Practiced maintaining an equestrian barn as well as grooming and tacking horses
  • Observant of abnormalities or problems with animals and experiencing giving basic first aid
  • Friendly and clear communication skills with people of all ages
  • Effectively encourage and lead a team of individuals to work together
  • Attentive to animals’ unique needs and personalities
  • Advanced intermediate rider, able to ride effectively for 4+ hours a day
  • Able to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. as well as complete most physical demands
  • Desirous to find new ways to serve and to take initiative in solving problems
  • Non-smoker, drug free, clean drivers license

View Gabrielle’s resume here: https://www.ranchwork.com/wp-content/uploads/Gabrielle-M-Resume-2021.pdf

View Reference letter here: https://www.ranchwork.com/wp-content/uploads/Cliff-G-Reference-Letter.pdf

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