Show Groom needed at Equestrian Ranch in Southern California

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Pomponio Ranch

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Location
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Based on experience
Date Posted
September 12, 2020
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
0-2 yrs

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide feed and water to the horses according to a specific schedule
  • Tack horses up for riders
  • Maintain a clean working environment by ensuring:
  • – – All shelves/trunks/drawers are wiped down throughout day
  • – – Aisles remain free of shavings/ clutter
  • – – Horses are groomed to team standard
  • – – Stalls are kept clean throughout day (shavings dry and free of feces)
  • – – Water buckets are clean
  • – – Laundry is done – including cleaning boots/wraps
  • – – Tack is cleaned/wiped down daily
  • Perform Horse Therapy responsibilities as instructed by managers and prescribed by the Vet, including:
  • – – Massaging horses
  • – – Stretching some horses
  • – – Using therapeutic machines on horses
  • Other Groom responsibilities:
  • – – Pack hooves
  • – – Turn out horses
  • – – Hand walk and lunge the horses
  • – – Bathe the horses
  • – – Braid the horse’s manes
  • – – Clip the horses
  • – – Oversee horses in equine spa
  • – – Setup and breakdown at shows
  • – – Place and remove studs
  • – – Ice legs (when horses don’t go into spa)
  • – – Wrap legs of horses
  • – – Blanket horses (night checks) as necessary
  • – – Act as back up contact for horse care and emergencies

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience is required.
  • – – Show experience: FEI level/A Circuit Horseshows
  • – – References will be required and checked
  • Experience and knowledge of caring for equines
  • Knowledge of safe work practices around horses
  • Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating information to superiors
  • Travel required for at least 22 weeks during the year, including potential for international travel
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Clear background check and proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision; self-starter and self-motivated
  • Physical requirements:
  • – – Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
  • – – Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
  • – – Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

Pomponio Ranch CA

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