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Head Trainer for Hunter/Eq/Jumper Program SW FL

SW FL, Florida 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 02/20/2024 | Last Updated: 02/20/2024
Accounting, Advertising, Assistant Manager, Braider, Certified Riding Instructor, Communications - Social Media, Customer Service, Estate Manager, Farm Maintenance, Farm Office Staff, General Farm Labor, Groom - FEI, Groom - General, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Instructor, Manager - General, Manager - Private Farm, Marketing, Rider - Hunter/Equitation, Rider - Jumper, Sales/Marketing, Teacher/Professor, Trainer - General, Trainer - Hunter/Jumper, Trainer - Show, Web Design
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$50,000 - $54,999
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Hanoverian, Holsteiner, Oldenburg, Selle Francais, Thoroughbred, Trakehner, Warmblood, Welsh, Westphalian
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
About the Facility:

Nestled in South Tampa, just north of the Big Cypress National Preserve, this private facility boasts a luxury footed ring and round pen, full course of jumps, and individually fenced private paddocks. Home to junior hunters, division ponies, Eq finals qualifiers, and sales pony projects - this is a top facility with extremely high quality horses/ponies. In addition to the individual riders' goals, the ownership has desires to keep a steady string of quality sales ponies. A full A rated show schedule is expected at Fox Lea, WEF, WEC, Bob Thomas, and out of State venues.
Job Description
Job Description:

We are looking for an advanced, kind, and experienced trainer/manager to lead this hunter/jumper/eq program for the client's children and a few additional clients. This trainer would lead a program for up to 10 horses through and beyond Junior Hunter Finals 2024, Pony Finals 2024, Eq Finals 2024, and begin the steps to qualify the young riders for D1 Equestrian Athletics. This is a sole-charge role, so we are depending on you to completely run the facility, pro rides, and the lesson training program. As an independent Contractor, you would set your own Schedule, manage your time Independently, and develop both equines and young riders to success. Ownership desires to be very hands off and to see their children, sales prospects, and clients succeed. This is a great opportunity if you are over running and managing your own program and facility or if you are looking to downsize. Passionate kids and parents that want to be supported on their quickly growing junior/amatuer careers. Shows, Traveling, Expenses are covered, and added benefits to really make this opportunity once in a lifetime. Currently showing in divisions like: Large Greens, Medium Greens, Regular Mediums, Division Smalls,Junior Hunter 3'3"-3'6", 11-14 Eq, 15-17 Eq, and Performance.
Job Requirements
Advanced Sole Charge Barn Management Skills
Advanced Horse Care
Ability to Maintain and Manage Facility Independently
Delegate Tasks Effectively
Kind, Dedicated, and Thorough Training Programs
Ability to Create and Execute Training and Riding Plans
Sales Horse and Pony Sourcing Experience
Sale and Lease Negotiation
Professional Experience at Major A Show Venues
Professional Experience at Hunter/Eq Finals
Through Horsemanship Education Skills - Pony and Horse Model, Equine Healthcare, Sportsmanship,etc.
Ability to Schedule and Transport Client's Horses and Ponies to Clinics, Sales Trials, and Shows
Positive, Kind, Motivating Training for Passionate Athletes
Professional and Kind Communication to all
Active USEF and Safe Sport Statuses
Confident Pro Rider at Home and At Shows
- Private Housing in Luxury home
-Pet Friendly (Must work with Insurance Requirements)
-Family Friendly
-$1,000/week salary
- 1 dry stall (if desired)
- Commission on all Leases and Sales
- Show Groom for all shows
- Private housing at all horse shows, clinics, and horse/pony shopping trips
- Fuel and expenses covered when transporting owner's horse and ponies
- Daily food stipend while traveling(showing, clinics, or horse shopping)
- Time Off as Requested as long as Training/Barn Schedule is covered
- And More!
Description of Housing Provided
5 bedroom luxury home on property, completely private.