Opportunity for Working Student/Professional Groom to Start Immediately!
September 6, 2019
Work and train out of one of the premier training facilities in Northern Virginia with robust training and lesson horse program. Paid position for experienced grooms only. Otherwise, working students have the opportunity to bring and train on their own horse or ours plus housing and board of horse.
The applicant must be very comfortable and calm with a busy eventing show schedule grooming multiple horses for multiple phases. Must be able to do studs, change tack, set jumps in the warm-up, cool down after cross country, and be extremely tuned into horse care and fitness.
Likewise, the applicant must be confident at AA rated horse shows and be able to organize bringing horses to the ring, setting fences, and managing in gates.
We will teach you what you don’t know but you must be willing to learn with a great attitude. Applicant must be self-motivated, mature, and dependable. Excellent grooming and trailer driving experience essential. Applicant must have extreme attention to detail, excellent social skills, and no drama.
Very little farm or barn work at main barn in Virginia where there is a full-time professional staff. More well-rounded barn manager role at smaller, private barn in Wellington that is hacking distance to WEF.
Minimum 6-month commitment preferred. All accommodations include private bath, laundry facilities, and hi-speed wifi.
To apply, email your resume and riding video to firstname.lastname@example.org.