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Professional Groom

La Grange, Kentucky 40031
United States
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Date Posted: 04/15/2023 | Last Updated: 04/15/2023
Groom - Eventing, Rider - Eventing
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$55,000 - $59,999
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Thoroughbred, Warmblood
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
Upper level amateur eventing barn with world class conditions, features, and equipment. Lovely horses and a staff dedicated to the highest quality training and care.
Job Description
 Maintain professional facility image, including cleanliness and appearance standards,
 Ensure horses are always prepped and ready for the rider,
 Mucking stalls,
 Daily grooming 5-6 horses,
 Feed prep and distribution
 Tacking up
 Setting jumps
 Turning horses in and out,
 Clean tack,
 Administer basic first aid for cuts and scrapes,
 Administration of medications at owners’ request,
 Prepping for shows,
 Traveling and grooming at shows,
 Riding and exercising.
Job Requirements
 Prepared to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and varying weather conditions.
 Scheduled average six days a week
 Approximately 50-60 hours per week.
 Working hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays
 Travel is required
 Ability to perform all functions required of the equine industry
 Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies weighing 50 pounds, and repetitive movement.
 Work with hazardous equipment
 Ability to operate Aqua-tread and Theraplate
 Ability to drive a trailer a plus
 Periodically work on other properties in Kentucky, Wyoming, and Florida
 Competitive Salary
 Housing
 Annual Performance Bonus Plan
 Benefits after 90 Days:
 3 Weeks Paid Vacation
 Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Fully Paid
 401K
 Employee Assistance Program
Description of Housing Provided
Furnished one bedroom house just a few miles from the farm. Utilities paid.