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 jeff@relhok.ca

www.relhok.ca

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:  vsharma@jpcequestrian.com

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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 gracefulm@aol.com 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 bchsinfo@yahoo.com 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:                                susan.parry@pa.usda.gov

 

*Contact Phone:              (717) 237-2253

 

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

 

*Description:   

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).

 

*Qualifications:  

  • 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 susan.parry@pa.usda.gov

  • 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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Apprenticeship Program at UMass Hadley Farm

UMass Equine apprenticeship program 2014 (2)

UMass is excited to offer a unique and intensive apprenticeship program for students that have graduated from an equine or veterinary-related associate or bachelor’s degree program. Apprentices spend one year living, working, and training at the UMass Hadley Farm with the herd of Bay State Morgans and Hanoverians UM. Please see the attached announcement for a description of the apprenticeship program and application information. Openings starting December 2014 or January 2015, and May 2015. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Cassandra Uricchio at curicchio@umass.edu or 413-345-0183.

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Kevin Babington LLC is Looking for a Barn Manager!

KBLLC is a full service A show barn coupled with training and sales. We are looking for someone  to run daily operations pertaining to horse care and management, record keeping, interfacing with the black smith and vets and ensuring that daily schedules and staff are working efficiently. This is a great opportunity for someone to bring what they know and build on those skills by working with experienced grooms and under the direction of a top International rider. This is a stay at home position. We compete in Florida and we are on the road showing extensively so the manager must be reliable and mature. Skills must include but are not limited to the following:

You must be a proficient rider on the flat, be able to drive a two horse trailer and give an IV shot. We do not have room for staff horses. We are generally on a waiting list for stalls. You may bring a well behaved dog. No pit bulls or aggressive dogs are permitted on the property. The starting salary is $650/week plus an apartment with utilities included. Please send resume to Dianna Babington at Dibabington@rocketmail.com or call the barn and ask for Dianna or Loretta at 215-542-0811.

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Equine Foal Nurse Job Opportunity!

Mid Atlantic Equine Medical Center of Ringoes, NJ is preparing for the 2015 foaling season.  On average our NICU sees neonatal foals between February and July although with so many breeding farms in the area we can often see new arrivals as early as January. Our NICU is designed to care for neonatal foals suffering from various disorders from neonatal maladjustment syndrome to prematurity.  Responsibilities include monitoring vital signs, administering medications, turning recumbent foals, restraining foals for diagnostic procedures, monitoring IV catheters and fluid lines, feeding, and monitoring high-risk pregnant mares. Horse handling experience required, experience as a veterinary technician helpful.

This is a great opportunity for students in the animal science field to gain paid experience.

Shifts include but are not limited to:

Monday -Friday: 4pm-12am

Saturday 12am-9am, 9am-5pm, 5pm-12am

Sunday 12am-9am, 9am-5pm, 5pm-12am

Interested applicants please contact Lori Shea

lori@midatlanticequine.com

Or call

609-397-0078

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