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Farm Caretaker

Folsom, Louisiana 70437
United States
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Date Posted: 12/15/2022 | Last Updated: 12/15/2022
Categories:
Farm Maintenance, General Farm Labor, Groom - General, Manager - Private Farm, Working Couple/Team
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$30,000 - $34,999
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Irish Draft, Oldenburg, Warmblood
Languages Required:
English
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
Yes
Pets allowed?
Yes
Non-smoker required?
Yes
Live on site?
Yes
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
40 acre horse farm 40 miles north of New Orleans. The farm is located in a horsey area of south Louisiana with lots of similar farms around. We have a 10 stall barn with 2 wash racks, feed room, laundry room/WC, tack room, office and the usual other spaces one finds at a horse farm. We have a large outdoor arena, x-country field, grass jump field and 5 large paddocks with run-in sheds.
Job Description
We are looking for someone who has the skill set and experience to run our private 3 horse barn efficiently and who knows how to properly care for and groom show horses. The perfect candidate will be mature, responsible, experienced, self-motivated and a true "horseperson." No riding or teaching required.

Additional skills we are looking for include the ability to drive truck/horse trailer, drive a tractor and mow paddocks and performing general farm maintenance duties (i.e., mend fences, paint run-in sheds, etc.).
Job Requirements
Job duties include cleaning stalls and buckets, feeding, turning out/bringing in, grooming, tacking and cooling down three horses daily, night checking, helping out at local shows, plaiting, clipping, bandaging, etc. Essentially, we are looking for a caretaker to handle the day to day requirements of a small private horse farm.
Description of Housing Provided
2,000 sq. ft. double wide trailer with stainless appliances in kitchen, wood burning fireplace, large master bedroom with soaking tub and separate shower in master bath. Open plan for kitchen, dining and living room and two guest rooms which share a bathroom. There is a covered porch overlooking the front jump field. The housing will not be shared with anyone else.
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