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Horse Caretaker/Barn Maitenance

Watauga, Texas 76148
United States
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Date Posted: 03/20/2021 | Last Updated: 03/20/2021
Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor
Positions Available:
Full Time, Part Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
We are a busy lesson barn looking for a person to assist in the day to day operations, working directly with the care and management of the horses and maintaining the barn.
Job Description
The ideal person is experienced with feeding, stall cleaning, basic horse first aid, and general chores of an equestrian facility. Familiar with the use of basic power tools for fence and barn repairs, experience driving a tractor a plus. Able to assess medical issues, lameness, colic, etc.

Must be motivated, reliable, trustworthy, dependable and have a passion for horses. Must be organized, have good time management skills, be positive and outgoing.

A typical day would be feeding supplements, medications, barn chores, cleaning stalls, turnout/in, barn & property maintenance, grooming, manage inventories and usage, assist with vet/farrier visits, etc.

This is for two afternoon shifts, the remaining shifts are early morning. Some of the start/end times could possibly be flexible if needed.

Mon 1-5pm
Tues 6a - 11a/12p
Thurs 1-5pm
Fri 6a - 11a/12p
Sat 6a - 11a/12p
Sun 6a - 11a/12p
Approx 30-35 hours/week
Pay rate is $10-15/hour depending on experience.
Job Requirements
Excellent physical condition, ability to work in varying Texas weather conditions, perform physical labor such as emptying water troughs, moving 65lb hay bales, 50lb feed bags, etc.
**Willing to negotiate on the horse experience part for a candidate possessing all of the qualities mentioned here**

References required. Serious inquires only. Please don’t apply if you can’t work the hours listed below. Please don't apply if you don't have any of the experienced described in this job description. This position is for an immediate opening. No smoking, No drinking, No drugs.