Equine Work Study

Department: 
Equine
Position: 
Equine Barn Assistant
Department Hours: 
Sun-Sat: 6:30AM-7PM
Job Description: 
The stable assistant will assist the barn and student barn manager in daily maintenance of horse herd stables. Responsibilities include feeding horses in the morning and evening on weekdays according to a posted schedule, daily maintenance of barn and equine facility equipment, bringing in horses for class and grooming if time allows, treating sick or injured horses, and assisting with weekend chores such as feeding and stall cleaning as assigned. Those who are Equine Study majors or have two years of "hands on horse" experience are preferred. Experience in operating farm machinery helpful. Good communication and telephone skills helpful.