Internship Opportunity at Whitestone Farm!

Whitestone Farm, LLC Educational Internships Division

Whitestone farm is a beautiful, full-service facility specializing in customized training and care for horses and riders located just twenty minutes west of downtown Fredericksburg, VA. We offer a wide range of internship opportunities that can be tailored to fit a student’s individual goals, interests, and background. Using quality instruction, combined with expertly guided hands-on experience, our training program will provide students with solid skills to enhance their resumes, meaningful recommendations, and potential professional placements in the future.

Educational opportunities include:

  • All aspects of effective stable management
  • Top quality equine care and services
  • Procurement, training, and management of staff
  • Managing veterinary, farrier, and training programs for horses
  • Facility management and maintenance
  • Medical maintenance and rehabilitation
  • Superior client care
  • Instruction and training for horse and rider
  • Horse show management
  • Business marketing

Ideal candidates will have an affinity for horses and people, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude.  While Whitestone Farm does prefer interns who will stay for two semesters (summer-fall, fall-spring, spring-summer) or longer, shorter time frames will be considered and are an option.

Interns enjoy guaranteed housing while participating in the program. Apartment over the barn and throughout the property are available. Further compensation or benefit packages for students can be determined after assessing the applicant’s goals, needs, and interests.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Carol Hawley at cmhawleyinc@comcast.net or (540) 840-8789. Feel free to view the facility and programs at http://www.whitestonefarmva.com .

Boarding Opportunity in Pipersville

Rare opening for a share boarder in Pipersville. $250 – you supply grain, do your own stall, and pick up a couple feedings. Flexible, can work out the details. Prefer a gelding. Daily turn-out with in grass pasture, amazing quality hay. Large stall with walk out area and power fans. Relaxed atmosphere. No ring yet but lots of trails and fields. Contact me and I will put you in touch with barn owner.

If interested, please follow link below.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1070750736268250&set=gm.768823289907395&type=1&theater

 

Boarding available at LBM Dressage at Durham Hill Farm!

Full service boarding facility now accepting new boarders. Located in Pipersville, PA. Quiet, no drama atmosphere for both horse and owner. High quality feeding program with hay provided up to 4 times daily. Ample turnout on large, grass pasture. Large, well lit, matted stalls. Fresh water provided daily. Horses are grained 2-3 times a day, and late night check provided. Large outdoor arena, and trail riding available. Experienced and caring staff providing specialized and individual attention to each horse in our care. Friendly, non competitive environment. Lessons and training available. All skill levels and disciplines welcomed. Open 7 days a week. Free trailer parking. Located within 15 minutes of Delaware Valley University and the Bucks County Horse Park. Contact Lisa at 484-798-5241 or lbmequine@gmail.com for more information.

www.lbmdressage.com

https://www.facebook.com/LessonsWithLisa?ref=hl

 

Job Opportunity in Equine Feed Sales

Looking to hire an Equine Specialist to work in Hunterdon County NJ, based in Frenchtown. Student would work with a local feed store in conjunction with a major feed company with national brands. Position would require 1-2 days per week, flexible hours. Student would travel to local farms to promote the brand for the local store. Student will have the opportunity to spend time with me to learn about the Equine Feed sales business and further their education in equine nutrition. Will provide training on products and programs as well as any tools needed for the job. Position Requirements: Junior/Senior Equine Science major who has already completed an animal nutrition course, or has some working knowledge of nutrition. Reliable transportation. Interest in pursuing a career in Equine Nutrition and/or feed sales. Contact Bryana Reis 610-554-6718 Bryana_reis@cargill.com

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Job Opportunity at Special Equestrians!

Special Equestrians, a therapeutic riding center in Warrington, PA, seeks experienced barn staff for part-time position covering a few 8-10 am, 3-5 pm shifts and possibly one weekend day per week. Duties include feeding, turnout, stalls, horse care, facility maintenance. Must be team player and comfortable working with horses, volunteers, and people with special needs in a professional, caring environment. Contact dquirk@specialequestrians.org.

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Leg Up Farm Internships

We offer two different internship opportunities, one in barn management and the other in Instruction, year round. We are a therapeutic riding facility however many of our clients are high functioning and able bodied so the teaching aspect is very similar to a regular lesson program.  As we are a non-profit, our internships are unpaid. 

Anyone interested in the Barn Management internship may contact Hannah Hassinger directly, hhassinger@legupfarm.org or 717-266-9294. 

Interest in the Instruction Internship should be directed to Jessica Warns jwarns@legupfarm.org  or 717-266-9294.

Please check us out on facebook or our website, www.legupfarm.org.  

 

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Oakland Farm in Upatoi, GA Seeks Barn Help

Farm is outside of Columbus, supplies hunt horses for the hunt staff of the Midland Foxhounds. Position is full care of 24 hunt horses and 7 polo ponies including feeding, cleaning, exercising.  Also, help with the hound exercise twice a week. Once hunting season starts, fox hunting almost every week.  Starting salary is $400/week and housing is available, just have to pay 40% of electric bill.

Contact Paula Watley, barn manager at pascha16@hotmail.com

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Riding With Heart Therapeutic Riding Center Seeks Barn Help & Volunteers

Sunday’s Responsibilities: (paid position)

Feeding, Bring in and Turning out, Water buckets, Stalls, Sweeping and if there is anything else Specific that I need done that day I will let you know.

 

Other day for Volunteering Day: (volunteer position; will go towards your school hours for 360 program)

Helping with Grooming and bathing with some grounds work Ex: Grass Cutting.

 

Please Contact Stephanie Bacon at 215-850-5844 or Stephanie@ridingwithheart.org.

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Job Opportunity at Cedar Crest Farm!

Cedar Crest Farm Equestrian Farm in Pine Plains, NY seeks a qualified BHSAI or PTT to join our team of qualified staff in a high-quality, well-run BHS approved training center.  The successful applicant for this groom/rider/trainer position will have ample opportunity to develop their riding and teaching skills in a professional commercial environment.  Attractive package of remuneration and comfortable accommodations.

Please e-mail resume to admin@equestcenter.com for consideration.  For further information about the farm, visit www.equestcenter.com.

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