Looking for experienced groom, Sandy Savage Dressage is looking for a new team member! Looking for Experienced Groom/ Working Student in Sacramento California. Paid position with lessons included! Experienced working student wanted in exchange for salary and lessons at Sandy Savage Dressage. I am a Grand Prix dressage trainer with 12 years of European experience located in Wilton, near Elk Grove. Certified at the Swedish National Riding School with a year of apprenticeship with a German Olympian. Are you working on your medals? I can help! I am looking for a responsible, experienced groom to work full time for salary and lessons. Duties include tacking and untacking, cleaning tack, warming up, cooling down, grooming at horse shows, and braiding. No mucking. Experience handling young horses a plus but not required. , 916-712-2719, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205183, Elk Grove, CA, Submitted On: 12/01, Revised: 12/02
ISO Beginner Instructor in Los Gatos, Looking for a beginning english riding instructor to teach at our non-competitive barn on Monday and Tuesday after school starting January 1st. More hours can be available pending experience. CHA certification and IEA experience is a plus, but not required. Pays $20 per lesson w2, first 6 months at $18.50 Location is in San Jose/Los Gatos area. Excellent school ponies and work environment! Email email@example.com for more information, 408-204-2891, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205181, San Jose, CA, Submitted On: 12/01
Trail Guide/Instructor , Looking for trail guide/instructor at our Woodside location. Includes taking out trail rides out (max group of 10 riders), mainly western focus, teaching lessons, previous horse experience necessary. Training will be provided. Daily work includes tacking and untacking horses, catching horses, basic horse care. , 408-7268453, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205180, Woodside, California, Submitted On: 11/30
help wanted, Located in Sonoma Valley We have an opening for a stable hand starting January 1st ( can start last week of december to train} Job entails cleaning stalls, turning horses out ,blanketing and feeding Experience a plus but we will train pay is $15.00 an hour Call for more information , 707 328 5475, AD ID: 205175, glen ellen, California, Submitted On: 11/28
Trainer wanted to lease private facility, Private Treaty, 40 acre gaited facility in Castro Valley with on site trails seeking Trainer for lease. Own Barn with 6 oversized double box stalls with attached grass paddocks and 2 tack stalls. 2 large pastures with shelters, one doubles as a massive grass ring. 2 large paddocks with shelters. 1 large turnout. Small/ midsized covered arena. Simple washed glass footing. Hot and cold wash rack. Premium grass hay, Bulk shavings, Onsite Fodder system that provide 700lb of premium live feed daily. Though you are welcome to use space in the hay shed if you will be ordering your own feed. We just have our few private horses on the property so though you can order and we stock the feed. feeding, cleaning, etc staffed by your business., 510-3434896, cell 5103434896, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205161, castro valley, Ca, Submitted On: 11/23
Groom / Working Student - Young Horses - Part-Time, Private Treaty, Will Barter, Small private farm in Santa Rosa is looking for a qualified, kind, reliable groom/Working Student for daily horse care, local trips off the farm, farm management, and admin support. We are a quiet classical dressage farm who raise, train, and rehab young and large WBs. Ideal candidate is patient, calm, responsible, has young horse experience, strong (can lift hay bales), can operate farm tractors, and comfortable with big, fresh horses. Being handy with general property upkeep is helpful. **Must have reliable transportation and be fully Vaccinated.** Flexible schedule. Please leave phone number in your response and introduce yourself, describing how your experience would be a fit for this job. Possible live/work/board your horse option dependent upon fit. Thanks for your interest. , 510-992.3821, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 203381, Santa Rosa, CA, Submitted On: 11/18
Groom/Ranch Hand, Private Treaty, I need help on a horse ranch about 10-15 hours a week, spread out on 2-3 days. Ideal would be Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.
Feeding hay and grain
Paddock and pasture mucking for 10 horses.
General horse care, including tacking up and grooming.
Keep fencing, automatic waterers and feeding stations clean and in good repair.
Mowing and removing weeds, basically care for five acres.
Handwalking of retired horses.
If this is something that interests you, please let me know what your hourly charge is., 650-296-2236, http://www.bayarearidgeriders.com, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205151, Los Gatos, CA, Submitted On: 11/17
SOS!!! RARE OPPORTUNITY - ASSISTANT HORSE & RANCH MANAGER, Private Treaty, -- Live on a beautiful private 5-ac ranch in Grass Valley gold country. Seeking safety conscious experienced horse person for part-time help to manage 3 H/J show horses (1 retiree), turn out/in to pasture, grooming/blanketing, feeding, exercising/lunging, basic medical care. Ability to drive a GN trailer a plus. Possible riding for the right person. Schedule flexible. No-cost housing & no-cost board if you own a horse (or 2). Non-smoker, polite pets welcome. Best suited for one person. Vet tech ideal. Long-term potential. Signing bonus. Please call or text , 650-450-2433, AD ID: 204289, Woodside, CA, Submitted On: 11/17
Bay Area Dressage Trainer Seeks Replacement, Coastside dressage trainer is moving abroad end of this year (dates TBD) and seeking someone to step into her boots. Ideal candidate is eager to live/work in the Bay Area, competent at at least Second Level, of course working on themselves, and has at least a little experience teaching. Wiggle room for a very quick study. I'll get them going with my clients and students (7 horses in partial training, plus lessons for their very cool, junior and AA owners) at home and at shows, and then once ready, hand over the reins! There is unlimited room for growth - I'm emailed several times a week with new folks looking to start in dressage lessons, and we have the lesson horses at the ranch to get even the newest or littlest one started. Must be hardworking with a good sense of humor. , 650-4381644, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 204691, San Francisco, California, Submitted On: 11/14
Feed, groom & exercise your horse. , Will Barter, I’m an experienced rider who recently moved to Capitola. I would love to get back in the saddle and am looking for an opportunity to feed, groom and exercise your horse. When I lived in West Marin, I was a volunteer at the Morgan Horse Ranch in Point Reyes National Seashore. Please contact me if you might be interested in this kind of exchange. , 415-935-9315, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 200940, Capitola, CA, Submitted On: 11/14
Have you always wanted to own a saddlery business?, Will Barter, Life changes force sale of business or transition to partnership. Small turnkey online store that focuses on dressage and eventing tack available for purchase or partnership. Has been in business for over 10 years. Business has its own website, Ebay, Amazon, and Etsy stores and customer base. Inventory available to purchase. We work with a great supplier who is willing to craft products to your specifications including animal-free leather that looks and feels just like real leather.
Would also consider a business partner, someone who wants to hold the inventory and keep our social media updated, online advertising, email list management, post listings, fill orders and respond to inquiries for a percentage of the profits. Perfect for someone who wants to work from home, 925-212-3918, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205139, Berkeley, CA, Submitted On: 11/10
Unique Postion for intern/assistant/groom, Unique position for intern/assistant/groom, UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR INTERN/GROOM/ASSISTANT. Not your "typical" groom/assistant job Learn to train/ride and develop a partnership with horses of all disciplines through training based on understanding and trust. Learn: *Correct biomechanics and awareness training *Equine bodywork/massage *In-hand and groundwork *Relaxation techniques Ideal candidate has a thirst for knowledge, is reliable, hard working, has dependable transportation. Willing to make the horse's welfare and human/horse's safety the highest priority. Two positions open: One full-time (experienced horse person/rider); One part-time (experience not necessary; will train candidate with a thirst for knowledge) Open to all disciplines. Stall/paddock available to candidate.Menlo Park, 415-269-9184, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 204985, Menlo Park, CA, Submitted On: 11/07
Trail Guide/Instructor, Looking for an experienced instructor comfortable teaching up to canter in western lessons. Including posting trot, sitting trot, diagonals, leg yields, spit rein and neck rein. Camps are seasonal to school breaks and mostly in the summer. During camp we teach basic beginner and intermediate western lessons up to trotting as well as horse care, safety, anatomy, hiking ect. Horse care consists of feeding horses breakfast/dinner and grain. Filling/cleaning water troughs, Feeding cows, checking fences. Higher wages for trailer driving ability., 408-7268453, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205124, Milpitas, California, Submitted On: 11/07
NCEFT Horse Handler, Located in Woodside, CA, the National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (NCEFT), the leading Bay Area provider of equine assisted therapy, is looking for a skilled, horse person to join our Barn Staff. Horse Handlers assist in the barn, help prepare horses for therapy sessions and work with our horses in our Hippotherapy, Adaptive Riding and Mental Health programs. We will train you on how to work with our therapy horses so they are working their best for our clients. Working with the horses, patients and staff is an extremely rewarding experience!
Position is part-time; approx. 20-25 hours/week. Must be at least 18 years of age. Please see the following link for detailed job description:
https://nceft.org/careers/hh/, 650-851-2271, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 196094, Woodside, CA, Submitted On: 11/07
Groom/helper wanted , Groom/helper wanted for FEI Dressage trainer. Located at Yarra Yarra in Dublin, Ca.
Days needed, Wednesday - 830-230, Mondays 2-3 hours to feed, clean, fly spray, clean fill waters.
Duties are getting horses grained, waters cleaned and filled, getting horses tacked up and put away, cleaning tack. Some clinics and shows. 20.00 per hour Also, my fellow trainer, and friend, Laurie could use some help, turning out horses and grooming. This could be an opportunity to make more money., 510-5204110, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 204851, Danville, CA, Submitted On: 11/04
Need imediate temporary horse care, Wanted- an experienced horse person looking for some extra cash. 3-5 days a week. Start at 4 pm for 2-3 hours
Moving horses, cleaning and some blanketing
Santa Rosa , 707-5365553, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205103, santa rosa, CA, Submitted On: 10/31, Revised: 11/01
Groom or Working Student, KA Dressage needs a groom to help get horses ready for work, includes, grooming, tacking, untacking, bathing and tack cleaning. This is a paid position in the AM Monday-Thursday. No riding experience required.
Also open to a working student if you have interest in lessons and training and have prior riding experience. This post is in Napa, CA at the beautiful Toyon Farm., 707-328-8588, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 193281, Napa, California, Submitted On: 10/27, Revised: 10/31
Boarding facility looking for a trainer, Hello!
We are a boarding facility located in the Las Trampas Regional Park, and we are in search of a trainer for beginning lessons and possibly trail riding. We get a large number of calls for lessons and trail rides every week, however are not able to accommodate them, so this could be a great opportunity for a trainer who is just starting to build their business!
Our barn has stalls with paddocks -- as well as a pole barn -- a covered arena with lighting, an outdoor arena, a small round pen, pasture turn outs and small turn out pens, as well as a wash rack with warm water and access to miles and miles of trails.
You would be operating under your own business, so you will need to have your own insurance and lesson horses.
Reach out to us at 925-837-2439 or LTS.firstname.lastname@example.org!, 925-837-2439, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 205100, San Ramon, California, Submitted On: 10/29, Revised: 10/30
Groom/Assistant Wanted, Perfect for college student or mom. Busy FEI dressage trainer at Yarra Yarra Ranch on Tassajara Road in Pleasanton looking for help to turnout, tack, untack, lunge, cleaning tack, and graining. Three days a week from around 9-1 or 2pm. Can be flexible on days. Would prefer Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday.
No stall cleaning. Must have reliable transportation. Please email me at laurieme71@yahoo,com , (510) 508-9614, Send e-mail to advertiser, Send this ad to a friend, AD ID: 202855, Dublin, CA, Submitted On: 10/26
Program Assistant NEEDED, Long-time therapeutic riding center seeks FULL-TIME PROGRAM ASSISTANT to join close-knit team and inclusive community in beautiful West Marin. Duties include lesson planning, teaching lessons, facilitating and supporting fellow instructors in daily programming, keeping progress notes, training and managing volunteers, administrative and management support, and conditioning and training of horses. Schedule is Tuesdays – Saturdays. HEALTH BENEFITS, VACATION, SICK TIME INCLUDED. Experience working with people with disabilities is ideal. Assistance in pursuing a CTRI credential with PATH Int’l, or an IRD certification with CHA is possible. Cover letter & resume must be emailed to email@example.com for consideration. No calls please., 415-662-2488, AD ID: 204709, Nicasio, CA, Submitted On: 10/21