Barn manager needed for hunter/jumper show barn. 20 stall facility located in Northwest NJ
Weekly salary plus UNfurnished apartment provided. Stall available at a reduced rate for applicant who wishes to bring a horse. Electric not included.
MUST BE EXPERIENCED, RELIABLE, AND KNOWLEDGEABLE!!
*Stall cleaning, Feeding AM, and Turnout 2 days a week - 5 days a week this is done by a separate person (you will be on call should stall help need a day off, etc)
*PM feeding and bringing in of horses or turnout if on night turnout
*Feed horses lunch who get a third meal
*Manage supplements and ensure each horse gets their appropriate supplements fed as required
*Assist with the vet/farrier/dentist
*Daily blanket/boot/fly gear changing as often as needed with the weather
*Management of feed & hay inventory & helping pick up/unload grain (hay is delivered)
*Watering fields as needed
*Watering the indoor arena as needed
*Checking horses daily for shoes, injuries, etc
*Treating or medicating any horses who need it daily
*Administer dewormer as needed bi-monthly
*Administer IM shots as needed monthly (pentosan, depo, etc)
*Keep barn neat and organized as needed
*Help with summer camps
*Help with horse show prep & sometimes accompany to horse shows
*Keep barn area and driveway neat - empty barn garbages into dumpster as needed
*Generally be responsible for monitoring the daily function of the barn
*Assist trainer in daily work by helping groom/tack/set fences
Ability to teach some beginner type lessons is a plus, but not required. Some riding may be available, but will NOT be main job.
Small scale facility but very successful and goal oriented- the barn shows regularly from schooling to AA - single day shows as well as away.
*** APPLICANTS are ENCOURAGED to email and INCLUDE A RESUME of your qualifications. Phone calls are hard to get to as we are busy, so leave detailed messages and we will get back to you. EMAILS WITH RESUMES ARE PREFERRED.