Assistant Barn Manager Position Available at Schengrund Stables

Schengrund Stables is a private facility that breeds Morgan show horses and we have anywhere from 20-30 horses on the farm at anytime, and have about 5 foals a year. There is no training or riding involved in this job as we outsource our training. For more information about who we are visit: We are located in South Central PA 10 minutes from Hershey, PA. 

The ideal candidate would be someone who can work independently, has great common sense, and an excellent work ethic. They need to be prepared for 40-50 hours a week. We offer a great hourly pay rate (well above the normal average) dependent upon experience with potential for health benefits as well as other perks. Knowledge of breeding would be wonderful as well as medicinal care.
This position is available immediately.

Serious inquiries please email Amanda Krall at

Riding Counselor Positions Available at Skyland Camp for Girls!

Are you interested in a hands-on, rewarding summer job? Are you passionate about teaching, building relationships, and helping young girls develop confidence through riding? Consider applying to work as an riding counselor this summer at Skyland Camp for Girls!


Riding counselors teach English (hunt seat) riding to campers of all ages and skill levels and contribute to horse and barn care. Counselors have ample opportunity to teach and contribute in the riding program as well as in general camp activities and operations. Counselors also work as cabin counselors, living with a group of campers as the go-to mentor and leader.


Skyland Camp for Girls is an independent camp that has been owned and operated by the women of the same family since 1917. With no more than

65 campers (ages 6-15), even the youngest Skylander has opportunities to grow, lead, and contribute. Skyland is located in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina.


More information and the employment application are available online at Questions? Contact Madi Weisberg at


Internship Opportunities with The Personalized Pony

The Personalized Pony, a rapidly expanding Equine Retail business, will be offering some internship opportunities this spring/summer for 1-2 qualified candidates. This is a unique opportunity for students to experience entrepreneurship of small business ownership in the equestrian industry.

Interested students can visit The Personalized Pony website for more information.

Painted Dreams Farm Hiring Weekend Barn Staff


Painted Dreams Farm in Wrightstown PA (about 15 minutes from Del Val) is now hiring weekend barn staff.  Feeding/watering, giving supplements and (oral) meds, some turning in and turning out, sweeping and general clean-up.  NO STALLS.  Saturdays and Sundays for 8-9 hours, but would consider hiring 2 students to split the hours.   We are a very busy riding academy, so we need someone that is an independent worker, reliable, and prompt.  Demanding job; excellent pay.   Please send resume to, or call 215-801-9708 for more info.


Working Student Position Available at Relhok Farm

Working Student Position available – at Relhok Farm Barrie.

Full service Training facility for riding and driving, specializing in Ponies 22 stalls, Wash stall, 2 grooming stalls, tack room/Viewing room, 70×180 indoor, 100mx40m outdoor ring, 135 acres with hacking.

Looking for Ambitious, Self starting, reliable and dedicated working student.

Responsibilities to include Stalls, Grooming, Turnout, tack cleaning, feeding, light lawn care etc.

– Different arrangements available from Onsite apartment to living off site – Stall available for students horse/Pony – Opportunity to ride and Carriage driving – Travel to shows all over Ontario and the US – Training/coaching in Carriage driving – Availability to show if qualified- on the line, under saddle and Carriage Driving

Please contact Jeff via

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Sales Position-JPC Equestrian

Sales Position-JPC Equestrian

JPC Equestrian is currently looking to fill a sales position in the Florida and Georgia territory.  Possibility for candidate to live in the Pa area and work from our main office located in Drums, Pa, as well as travel to the territory listed.  Sales experience preferred but not necessary, traveling a must.  Please send resume to:

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Part-time Barn Help Needed

Private family farm in Pipersville seeking part-time barn help. Ten horses. Quiet atmosphere. Beautiful facility with indoor, outdoor, large turnout fields, and trails. Riding a possibility. Responsibilities would include: feeding, turn in/out, basic barn chores, and feeding household pets (4 dogs, 2 cats). Must be available for some weekends. Looking for someone mature, responsible, and good with children. Board for one horse and/or housing available for right individual. If interested, please send resume/experience/availability to or call 917-575-9899.

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Part Time Job Available at Cabin Run

Cabin Run is in need of strong, reliable, part time, farm help. We are located about 10 miles north of Doylestown and have a private horse facility. Job is a 3 hour shift, 5 mornings per week. Must have experience with horses and dependable winter transportation. Farm equipment experience a plus. Friendly, quiet work environment. Find us on Facebook at Cabin Run Equestrian. Contact for more information.

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Equine and Soil Health Project Assistant

Equine and Soil Health Project Assistant

Pennsylvania Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)


*Job Title:                           Equine and Soil Health Project Assistant


*Position Type:                Internship


*Company Name:           USDA- Pennsylvania Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)


*Contact Name:               Susan Parry


Contact Title:                     State Grassland Conservationist


*Contact Email:                      


*Contact Phone:              (717) 237-2253


*Job Function:                  To assist Grassland Conservationist and Equine Specialist to develop technical training materials and presentations.



Student will assist with development, preparation, coordination and presentation of Soil Health and Equine-focused workshops and trainings:

  • Conduct literature reviews and review online resources to familiarize themselves with conservation practices and NRCS processes
  • Develop technical materials and fact sheets regarding various Agricultural Best Management Practices such as Heavy Use Areas/Sacrifice Areas, Animal Trails and Walkways, Stream Crossings, pasture management and general soil health methods with oversight by NRCS technical staff
  • Conduct field visits to various farms accompanied by NRCS planner staff (specialist and engineering) to learn about on-farm conservation/best practices
  • Assist in coordination of trainings and workshops

This position is flexible, independent and task oriented.  Student/s can expect the opportunity to job shadow NRCS Engineering, Equine/Grazing, District Conservationist and Soil Conservationist staff, based on determined skills and need level. Travel times are flexible based on student’s availability.

Student/s will meet in person for quarterly progress review with the project team, in addition to regular communication by phone, email and in-person with Suzette Truax, PA NRCS Equine Specialist, as needed.

There are 2 internships available, each for the duration of 2 semesters – a Spring-Summer 2015 internship and a Fall 2015-Spring 2016 internship.  When applying, please be sure to include what internship you are interested in.  Students interested in the Spring-Summer 2015 internship have the option to extend their internship through the following school year for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 semesters. Preference will be given to students who are interested in the extended internship period (Spring 2015 through Spring 2016).



  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle registered in PA;
  • Flexibility in hours worked and willingness to travel for workshops;
  • Education in Equine or Animal Science at DelVal;
  • Prior knowledge of Equine, Soils/Plants and basic agronomy preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, group presentations and computer operation/programs (Microsoft Office Suite, email correspondence, Web Maintenance, etc.).


*Location:                           Most of the work can be done independently with communication by phone and email.  Periodic travel is necessary to either Harrisburg or field offices near DelVal College – travel times will be flexible based on student availability.


Duration:                             There are 2 internships available, each for the duration of 2 semesters – a Spring-Summer 2015 internship and a Fall 2015-Spring 2016 internship.  When applying, please be sure to include what internship you are interested in.  Students interested in the Spring-Summer 2015 internship have the option to extend their internship through the following school year for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 semesters. Preference will be given to students who are interested in interning the duration of both internship periods (Spring 2015 through Spring 2016).


Posting Date:                     December 2, 2014


Posting Expiration:         January 19, 2015 / July 31, 2015


*Paid or Unpaid:              Paid


Salary Level:                      $10/hour


Desired Start Date:         January 2015 / August 2015


Approximate Hours

Per Week:                          Average of 10 hours per week (5-15 hrs/week; will vary by week)


Desired Major(s):            Equine or Animal Science (with some soils credits/classes preferred)



How to apply:                   Interested applicants should submit the following items by email to

  • Name, contact email and phone number
  • Semesters available for internship (Spring 2015–Summer 2015; Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 OR both internship durations)
  • Student’s major curriculum areas
  • Summary of qualifications (or resume with cover letter)
  • Writing sample:
  • Conduct a basic literature review and develop a 1- page sample fact sheet on the following subject matter: Basic Pasture Management Concepts and Strategies for Equine Operations



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