Equestrian Director/Riding Instructor

FULL TIME YEAR ROUND| $48-55K

Experienced Equestrian Director/Riding Instructor desired to  oversee riding programs, school horses and teach English riding instruction (Hunter/Jumper) to adults and children in a safe and serene environment.

Director’s Responsibilities includes:

  • Opening or closing duties
  • Wrapping, performing general first-aid duties as needed
  • Administering medication and wormers
  • Grooming
  • Turnout
  • Exercising (flat and jumping to 3′) horses
  • Training & Schooling lesson horses
  • Assisting vet/farrier
  • Tacking up
  • Assisting family/guests with horses
  • Private riding instruction for family and guests
  • Designing riding program for foster children/at-risk youth
  • Setting up arena obstacles and jumps each week
  • Booking/Managing pony parties & special events at farm
  • Showing/Marketing miniature horses for sale
  • Creating Gymkana program and Summer Camp horsemanship programs for youth

If you truly love horses & children, want to make a difference in the lives of at-risk or under privileged youth and are looking for a professional position in a beautiful, clean, and serene environment, then this is the position for you!

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Driving 4-6 horse goose-neck trailer
  • 7 years minimum previous experience teaching children (English Hunter/Jumper/Dressage)
  • 3 years minimum FT experience managing 20+ horse equestrian facility as a Manager, Asst. Manager or Director

 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED, but not necessary:

  • Foal care
  • Breeding
  • US Pony Club experience
  • Driving horses
  • PATH certified
  • EAL certified

 

Schedule/Hours

September- May: 45-50 hours per week

June- August: 30-40 hours per week

Salary:

$48,000-55,000 + performance bonuses.

Employment Benefits

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Competitive salary & benefits packages
  • Health insurance for FT employees
  • Safe work environment
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Philanthropic work environment

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