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Horse Show Groom

Description:

Looking for a hard working individual to join our team on the road at the shows. You will be responsible for managing the care/grooming for 3-4 client horses (no more than 4). Schedule is Tuesday - Sunday typically 7 am - 5 pm with some daily variation in hours depending on the horse show schedule. Housing is provided. Own transportation is preferred but not mandatory. Daily pay from River Wind Farm plus tips from customers.

Possibility for opportunities to flat/ride horses for qualified/experienced individuals if interested. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a great team of grooms, riders, trainers, and customers!

 
Requirements

Ideal candidates will have the following skills

  • self-starter who can take initiative

  • reliable & responsible

  • some horse experience required (experience as a show groom preferred but not required if have other horse related experience)

Benefits
  • Housing provided at each show

  • Competitive pay

  • Tips from customers at the end of each show

  • Opportunities to ride for qualified/experience individuals

  • Great group of customers (all extremely nice and helpful!)

  • Housing

  • Dogs allowed (as long as friendly & trained)

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Feeding & watering

  • Turn-out (certain longer away shows only)

  • Lunging

  • Wrapping

  • Tacking & untacking 

  • Bathing 

  • Grooming

  • Cleaning stalls 

  • Night check (rotates between staff members)

  • Bringing horses to and from show ring

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2021 Show Schedule

July 

 

July 14-18.............................................. GMHA (Woodstock, VT)

July 19-25 ..............................................HITS Vermont  Summer Festival III (East Dorset, VT) 

July 26-August 1....................................HITS Vermont  Summer Festival IV (East Dorset, VT)


 

August 

 

August 24-29..........................................Fieldstone Show Park (Halifax, MA)

 

September 

 

September 14-19...................................Eastern States (Springfield, MA)

September 30-Oct. 3..............................MHC Finals (Northampton, MA)

 

October

 

October 4-10.........................................Capital Challenge

October 14-23.......................................PA National

October 19-24 ......................................NEEC Finals (Springfield, MA)

2022 Show Schedule

January - March .............................................. Florida Show Circuit (Exact Dates TBD)