Show Groom - H/J Barn
Date Added: 11/28/2016
Posted By: Kentucky Equestrian
Web Link: http://www.yardandgroom.com/Job/United-States/Kentucky/Show-Groom-For-Hunter-Jumper-Barn/302633
Assistant Manager and show groom required for AA hunter jumper barn based out of Smiths Grove, KY
Responsible for 8 horses at home and 5-6 when at shows, we only show 1 hunter the rest are jumpers ranging from young imports to a GP horse.
Daily responsibilities include care and grooming, tacking up, washing off, cleaning tack, maintenance clipping, wrapping, poulticing, hoof packing etc.
Must be able to recognize lameness, colic and treat minor wounds.
Horses will have to be maintained in show condition and ability to braid for jumpers a bonus.
Not a riding position, lunging skills greatly appreciated but can be taught.
May have sole responsibility for show horses 2-3 days between showing at horse shows if staying 2 weeks.
Nice shows including WEC Ohio, The KY Horse Park, Atlanta Olympic Park, Brownland Farms TN.
We do not attend WEF, our show schedule is usually 1-2 weeks at rated shows each month.
Order feed, converse with vet and farrier etc.
Job does not have fixed hours!
This is a job for a professional career groom looking to step up and into a role with more responsibility and management options that what they may currently have.
Employer references will be required.
Compensation package includes a nice 1 bedroom apartment on site with utilities and internet, 1 day off each week, paid vacation days, additional $100 bonus at 5 day rated shows, $60 bonus if we are only showing 3 days.
Required Key Skills
1 Bedroom apartment above main barn, open living room/kitchen, separate bathroom and bedroom.
Washer and Dryer in apartment.
Internet and utilities provided.