Pleasant Heights Stables looking for Instructor/Manager

Equestrian stable on 100 acres of rolling hills in Northwest Indiana with established clientele is seeking a full time instructor/manager for immediate employment. Position is a dream come true for the right person ready to take the next step or looking for a change of pace.  We are a full 34 stall boarding/training barn located one hour from downtown Chicago.   Supervision/training under our master trainer, who has moved from the area, and our current stable manager will be provided, as needed, during the transition to insure current standards are maintained.  Applicants must have riding experience and the ability to teach at least 3rd level dressage and a minimum 3-feet jumping.  Position offers unlimited growth opportunities.  Send resume or questions to


Assistant Stable Manager Position Available with Room to Grow

Position located in Thurmont, MD just over the PA border. The position will start as an assistant stable manager position to help with the day to day care of the horses (feeding, turnout, stall cleaning, etc.). For the right person there are many opportunities within this position to grow. Opportunities include an apprenticeship with Grand Prix dressage rider, opportunity to work with FEI level horses, and lessons with well know riders in the area. Owner has experience in many different disciplines including hunters, jumpers, western riding, and eventing. The position includes housing and a stall for the right person/horse as well as a weekly stipend. If interested in more information on this position please contact Christine Betts at 410-707-2689 or


Part-Time Barn Manager/ Head Groom Position Available!

Small private farm looking for part-time barn manager and head groom position with some riding for qualified applicant. This is a low key quiet professional barn with show horses and young horses starting their career. All aspects of proper horse care with attention to detail required. Some duties will include: grooming, tacking up, cooling out, cleaning 6 stalls, feeding and Turing in and out, Some riding for approved applicants Hours are 7:30 AM- 12:30 Mon.-Fri. with possible weekend on occasion. Salary based on experience $12.-$15. per hour

Farm location is  Fairview Rd Coatesville PA 19320


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Internship Opportunity with Flying Horse Farm

Flying Horse Farm is looking for an enthusiastic working student that would like to learn about eventing!

Flying Horse Farm is a small eventing facility with a lot going on. We have 20-25 horses consisting of boarders, lesson horses, training board horses, and my own competition horses.  I have competed up to the CCI*** level of eventing, currently compete, and bring along young horses.  I teach almost every day of the week and we travel to events or xc schoolings pretty much every weekend from March/April to Nov.  I have a bunch of students that compete at both recognized and unrecognized horse trials, but we also have a lesson program of students of all levels.

A working student position will include but is not limited to: barn chores, helping lesson kids get tacked and untacked, help teach lessons if it is appropriate, helping with summer camp ( we run 3 weeks), grooming for me: getting horses tacked/untacked, keeping them “show ready”, helping at events and xc schoolings.

The working student will in turn receive:

Reduced rate on board for their horse

Lessons on their own horse and various other horses that are available

Trailering to events, xc schoolings, and clinics

The opportunity to ride with other professionals if appropriate (ex. Boyd Martin, Kate Hicks, Buck Davidson, Sally Cousins). I often take lessons so you will be along to help and audit as well.

 Working student will have to provide their own housing. If this is the only issue, please talk to me and we may be able to figure something out.

Approximately 40-50 hours a week. WS will have off at least 1 day a week depending on the week.  It could be 2 days some weeks.


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Working Student/Stable Help Needed in Chalfont

Looking for working student or stable help for a classical dressage facility. Position is available for full time or part time. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, tacking and untacking horses and stable work in exchange for lessons, training, and/or board. Schoolmasters are available or possibility to bring your own horse. This is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the horse industry. Barn is located in Chalfont, PA, only 10 minutes from Delaware Valley College. For more information please contact Diana Snyder at or 267-372-2501.

Internship Opportunity with Amy Howard Dressage


Amy Howard Dressage has an internship opportunity available for the Spring and Summer of 2014.We are located in Stockton NJ, about 25 minutes from the college. The facility has 12 horses in training as well as sales horses from holland. We are and active show barn, and host clinics as well. Amy will be campaigning Avant Garde in the USEF Developing Horse PSG this summer.  This is a super opportunity for someone intersted in upper level Dressage.

Hours are Monday through Friday from 7 to 3. Duties include tacking up and grooming for Amy, bathing and clipping up horses, keeping barn and tack room tidy. There is opportunity to travel to horse shows and earn money grooming and braiding horses.

During the day the student is encouraged to watch rides and lesssons Amy has with Nancy Polozker. The student will also have opportunity to ride as well as observe clinics. The position can be flexble (could possibly provide housing) so If you are intested and have questions please contact me and we can see if we can work something out.

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