Equestrian Attendant(Riding instructor/Trail guide)
Company: Salamander Resort & Spa
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Salamander Resort and Spa- 5 Star Luxury resort located in
Middleburg, VA is looking for an experienced Full Time Equestrian
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full care of the
resort horses and guest horses; feeding, grooming, cleaning
stalls/paddocks and for keeping the Equestrian Center facility and
grounds neat and orderly. Teach riding and horsemanship lessons to
a variety of skill levels, ages and disciplines. Guide on property
trail rides, give pony rides and teach children's programs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
--- Providing a high level customer service to guests and
--- Front & rear guiding of one hour trail rides
--- Riding instruction on the flat to riders of all experience
--- Give facility tours to visitors and answer questions
--- Daily care of all horses including but not limited to: feeding
& watering, grooming, clipping, first aid, bathing, blanketing
--- Daily stable chores including but not limited to: stall
cleaning, field & paddock maintenance, laundry, tack cleaning,
--- Safety conscious at all times to ensure the well-being of all
guests and horses
--- Drives a small utility terrain vehicle (UTV)
--- Oher miscellaneous duties as assigned
EDUCATION & RELATED EXPERIENCE
--- High School Diploma or equivalent.
--- Competent rider & horsemen with a minimum of 5 years'
--- Must be 18 years of age or older.
--- Customer service experience
--- A strong background, knowledge and experience in working with
horses in a professional setting
--- Knowledge of correct, classical riding and teaching, and high
quality horsemanship standards, or willingness to learn.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
--- Valid Driver's License Required
--- Any other equine related certifications (Ex. ARIA, BHS, or CHA
We offer competitive salary and great benefits!
-Health, Dental, Vision, Life
-Retirement Plan with company match
-Paid Time off and personal days
-Free Lunch for staff
-Discounted Hotel stays and friends and family rates
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