Maryland Equestrian Classifieds: Position Available for 2020-2021 Hunt Season in Middleburg, VA

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Position Available for 2020-2021 Hunt Season in Middleburg, VA

Date Added: 3/20/2020
Posted By: Suji Helmer
35321 Snake Hill Rd    [ MAP ]
Middleburg,   VA  
20117
Email Address: suji(at)whitehallfarm.us
Phone: 540-585-1033

Position available for 2020-2021 Hunt Season, for extremely active Hunt Stable, with 8 plus horses in work.



We hunt three days a week with the Middleburg Hunt and take at least two or three horses out every hunt.



The Middleburg Hunt Season is September through late March. Groom position is August through April, with the possibility of extension year-round for the right person.



Hunting days are Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.



Groom duties would include bringing horses in, bathing, tacking, feeding all horses, etc.



On hunting days, while horses are out hunting, groom performs these duties on off horses:



Bathing

Grooming

Clipping/maintenance clipping

Mane pulling

Lay-up therapy such as lunging



In addition to off horse duties:

Tack maintenance

General stable-yard clean up

Help farrier on shoeing days



Post hunting duties on hunting days include:

Caring for horses, baths and dry-off prior to turn out and tack cleaning.



Work hours are:



8+ hour day on hunt days

Feeding duties on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Off days- Friday and Sunday



Possibility for riding green horses in second field one day a week and additional hours exercising horses for a person with the right riding skills.


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