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Equine Ranch Hand/Rider

San Gregorio, California 94061
United States
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Date Posted: 08/25/2022 | Last Updated: 08/25/2022
Ranch Hand/Cattle, Rider - Jumper
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
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
Job Description
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Assist with riding young horses, rehab of horses and ranch horses
• Assist with setting jumps and arena
• Groom and care
o Lunge
o Bandage
o Feed
o Water
o Wrap
o Walk and turn out
o Assist with therapies, (e.g. ice, thumper, etc.)
o Take fly masks on and off horses
• Turn horses out in pastures/moving pastures
• Clean horse stalls, outside pens, turnout area, walker/ round-pen
• Make feed for the next feeding, including reloading buckets and hay cart
• Fodder feed and clean trays
• Ensure horse barn, tacking area, pastures, water troughs, hay barn and surrounding areas are clean
• Manage and maintain chore board
• Responsible for ordering all supplies
• Keep Barn Manager updated
• Oversee and maintain a current social media presence
Job Requirements
• At least 1-2 years of experience and knowledge working on a ranch.
• Knowledge of safe work practices around horses and other livestock
• Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors
• Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older and drug-free
• Clear background check
• Strong communication skills
• Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter
• Physical requirements
o Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
o Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb, lift 100 lbs., and use hand tools as necessary
• Safely operate ATV
• Strong commitment to teamwork
• Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations