Head Groom

FULL TIME | YEAR ROUND | 4 day week schedule

Personable and professional experienced Head Groom desired for full-time year-round position (Friday- Monday) with no travel required. Ideal candidate is  extremely knowledgeable in horse care and grooming, self-motivated, organized, detail oriented and a team player.

Duties Include:
Opening Duties (6:30 or 7am start)
Feed preparation and distribution
Turnout

Bathing/grooming/clipping
Blanketing/Fly Sheets
Wrapping/Bandaging legs
General First Aid
Administering medications and wormers
Administering IV/IM injections as directed by vet
Administering therapies (Bemer blanker, theraplate, ice boots, Game Ready etc)
Assist Vet/Farrier
Maintaining Tack room and tack
Tacking up English, Western, and Driving
Assisting children/guests with horses
Keeping detailed records on horses & their care
Maintaining cleanliness within the barn, hay room, and feed room
Checking paddocks daily before turning out.
Lunging on line and free lunging in round pen
Lunging over jumps
Dragging arena and round pen daily
Maintaining jumps and obstacles in the arena

Mandatory Requirements:

3-5 years Experience as professional groom in a professional setting

Verifiable job history and references
Legal to work in US
Fluent in written & spoken English
Own reliable transportation
Clean Background and driving record
CPR & First Aid Certification

Preferred additional experience, but NOT required:
Drive 4 horse goose-neck trailer
Exercise horses on the flat
School horses up to 3′ jumps

 

Compensation/Benefits:

$20-25 per hour

2 weeks paid vacation

Quarterly bonuses and tips

 

Employment Benefits

We appreciate our team members and their daily contributions. That's why we offer a variety of benefits including:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Competitive salary
  • 10-20% annual retention bonuses
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Philanthropic work environment
  • Snacks for our employees & unlimited PBJ's

 

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