Maryland Equestrian Classifieds: Farm Hand-Immediate Opening

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Farm Hand-Immediate Opening

Date Added: 1/5/2021
Posted By: John Funkhouser
Charles Town,   WV  
Email Address: osullivan1939(at)
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O'Sullivan Farms in Charles Town, WV is a large, full service thoroughbred breeding operation that foals anywhere between 60-100 mares every year. We are seeking to hire an energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated worker for our upcoming 2021 foaling season.

This day shift position must work six days a week, from January until late August, and the shift is from 7AM to 4 or 5PM depending on work load. Applicant must also be willing to help on holidays. Competitive wages are based upon experience.

Duties for this job include, but are not limited to:

Turnout of horses
Mucking stalls
Giving hay and water to the horses
Feeding the horses in the fields and checking them over closely
Basic farm maintenance
Assisting the vets or farriers as needed
Assisting other workers in daily tasks
Helping maintain farm machinery
Helping with hay making in the late spring and summer

An ideal candidate should:

Be comfortable handling horses

Have experience with horses

Have a good eye and pay close attention to details

Have very strong communication skills and be a team player

Be physically able to be on your feet for almost your whole shift, and be able to lift at least 100 lbs

Be very open to learning along the way

If you are interested in applying for this position, or have questions about this position, please send an email with a resume and cover letter. All applicants will undergo an interview and must have their own transportation.