We offer working student positions to qualified applicants. The commitment is a minimum one day per week, and up to 5 days per week. Working students who are full-time (5 days per week) will participate in daily lessons that all working students receive and in addition can have one horse in full training.
Email applications via our contact form or to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include the following information:
1.Name 2. Age 3. Time frame you would like to be here 4. Horse experience 5. Goals 6. one of your strengths 7.one of your weaknesses 8.Describe how you feel about working/spending your days in a rural community without cell coverage and driving regularly on a maintained dirt road 9.Why do you want this working student position? 10. List 3 references we can call 11. Any questions you may have.
What we expect from you: Hardworking & self-motivated. Consistent care and handling of horses that is respectful & clear. Duties to include: tack cleaning, occasional minor stall cleaning (we try to keep horses turned out), scrubbing waters/boots, sweeping tack and wash areas – keeping things clean and organized. Tacking and grooming horses, landscaping duties - watering and weed control. Riding and round pen work may also be a daily part of the position.
What we offer: This is not currently a paid position. Lunch provided and possibly housing. You may bring your horse(s). We offer knowledge of all-around stable management and horse care, cattle care, farrier work, sales marketing, and training. Depending what your specific goals are we will create a program designed to help further your skill set. We go to Hunter/Jumper, Ranch Rodeo, and some other competitions throughout the year although most of the work is at our place in Casacbel, Arizona.