Maryland Equestrian Classifieds: Assistant Instructor/Barn Assistant/Groom

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Assistant Instructor/Barn Assistant/Groom

Date Added: 12/18/2017
Posted By: Heather Heider
13490 Wilt Store Road    [ MAP ]
Leesburg,   VA  
Email Address: heatherheider(at)
Web Link: http://
Phone: 703 431 1613

Professional Hunter Show & Fox Hunter Barn seeks Full Time Position: Assistant Instructor/Assistant Barn Manager/Groom: starting February 1, 2017: for young, energetic, career seeking individual willing to work in a diverse facility that focuses on hunt seat equitation with high quality horses, teaching children and adults including local showing and emphasizes cross country experiences and heavily involved in foxhunting. Management is looking for individual with experience schooling horses and training. We will be instructing employee daily with riding and helping employee train young/green horses. This person will also have the opportunity at managements expense to fox hunt and show based on ability if individual shows promise to learn and grow. Management is professional, mentoring, yet provides a family environment however, drama free and tolerates only the highest of standards of conduct and work ethic. Position will include some cleaning of stalls and feeding, and that is approximately two days a week. We have a full time farm manager on staff. Typical grooming responsibilities of prepping sales horses, clipping, pulling manes, preparing horses for shows, helping coach at shows, and summer camp senior instructor and counselor. If candidate can drive trailer that is ideal, but can be trained on the job. This individual most be 21 years or older, but would consider someone 18 years and older. Needs to be a self motivator, highly organized, not need to be micro managed. Insurance benefits are not provided, opportunity for housing in the spring and summer is coming with renovations in the future for the right candidate. This position is an opportunity to ride and train very nice horses and show with the support of a trainer and hunt while having a great supportive group of clients to teach. You will be treated like one of the family and as professionally and fairly by our clients that are wonderful to work with as this is a special place to work. Competitive salary and opportunity to advance in business operation. Van Vixen Farm is located 20 minutes from Frederick Md, in Lucketts Va just 12 minutes North of Leesburg Va. Please send inquiries to the attn. of Heather Heider: Van Vixen Farm, LLC 13490 Wilt Store Road, Leesburg Va 20176​​​​

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