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Groom - Thoroughbred Farm

Ocala, Florida 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 08/24/2021 | Last Updated: 08/24/2021
Categories:
Groom - General, Groom - Racing
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Thoroughbred farm in Ocala, FL
Job Description
This position offers a starting pay of $13+ per hour commensurate with experience. The position normally will be working 5 full days (7am-4pm with an hour for lunch) and short hours on Sunday (7am-9am then back at 3pm-4pm to feed) resulting in a regular work week of 43 hours.
Typically, there are between 35-50 horses on the farm, with some being prepped for sales in Kentucky and or Florida. It would be an advantage for the candidate to have yearling experience and foaling experience, but both can be taught to the right horseman who is willing to learn.
Job Requirements
Must:
• Be reliable/punctual.
• Speak fluent English.
• Have horse experience in a professional capacity.
• Be physical able to lift 50lb bags unaided.
• Be willing and able to perform basic farm maintenance (weedeating/zero turn/replace broken boards ad posts).
• Be willing to work weekends and night turn out on a schedule during sales prep.
• Administer oral medications as directed.
• Follow direction and work in a small team environment.


Preferred
• Thoroughbred experience.
• Yearling prep and sales experience.
• Foaling Experience.
• Further knowledge of medication including IM/IV injections.
Benefits
N/A
Description of Housing Provided
N/A
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