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Dressage Groom - GA

Canton, Georgia 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 03/06/2023 | Last Updated: 03/06/2023
Assistant Manager, Groom - Dressage, Groom - FEI
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$45,000 - $49,999
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Andalusian, Warmblood
Languages Required:
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
Private 70 acre dressage facility. 11 horses total. 4 minis, one pony, and 6 full size PRE dressage horses. Plus one donkey. Beautiful, state of the art facility with more improvements to come! Featuring several large pastures, individual oversized stalls with attached dry lots, smaller rehab turnouts, and a center-aisle barn designed for function AND form. This is a private facility which is not open to guests or visitors, and does not welcome outside horses. The owner, having relocated from Wellington in order to give her horses a more enjoyable life, is looking for someone who understands the quality of a top class dressage facility while looking for the laid-back atmosphere of a private, home farm. Her horses are her passion and joy and she gives them the best she has to offer in all settings!
Job Description
Looking for an experienced, mature, and knowledgeable dressage groom! This person will be working along side the live-in barn manager, local groom, and stall cleaning service. A kind and cohesive team environment is most important here. Everyone is responsible for all aspects of equine care, and everyone will work together as a team in this position. This person should be capable of providing high quality show care both at home and on the road. Currently, the horses are not traveling or competing, but the owner would like to begin again in the future. This person will be responsible for:
Tacking and untacking horses for rides
Braiding and clipping when needed
Maintaining top caliber grooming on the horses
Assisting with stall cleaning service
Collaborating with the team on other projects and duties around the farm
Caring for horses in specific manner that owner desires
Hours are 7am-1pm, 4pm-6pm, with night check responsibilities shared with barn manager on rotation between 9 and 10pm
5.5 day per week position
Job Requirements
Capable of being sole-charge of the farm in case of emergency or sickness
Knowledge of proper show grooming in Dressage industry
Willing to learn and take direction on unique care for each horse from farm owner
Able to do a running braid in mane and dressage braids
Able to recognize any signs of distress
Willing to do whatever is necessary to put the horses' care first
Positive, and self-starting attitude required
Able to lift 50+ lbs
Long-term commitment is a MUST
Weekly Salary,
PTO structure after the first year
Schedule flexability with other staff
Light horse-human workload
Description of Housing Provided
1bedroom townhouse-style apartment attached to barn - Private!