As the fastest growing horse rescue in the state of Colorado, Drifters Hearts of Hope keeps approximately 37 rescued horses at a time at our headquarters--King of Hearts Ranch in Franktown, CO. Horses require consistent exercise, and rescue horses need to be evaluated properly to ensure that they are placed in the appropriate type of adoption home.
We are seeking a professional, friendly, and experienced on-site trainer at Drifter's Hearts of Hope!! Opportunity to work for a rapidly growing horse rescue organization at our 350 acre ranch in Franktown! Work 20 hours per week in exchange for free 1 bedroom apartment, free utilities, and free board for one horse!
The ideal candidate will be able to handle, ride and evaluate rescue horses, assist with daily operations at barn 20 hours per week in exchange for rent-free 1BR on-site appartment, free utilities, and board for 1 personal horse.
This position is unpaid as we are a volunt eer organization. Candidates should possess the following skills/attributes:
* Passionate about horse rescue and our mission
* Ability to take direction and be respectful
* Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
* Minumum of 5 years experience in horse operations
* Experience riding horses of all skill levels including abused and neglected horses
* Professional horse training experience
* Management experience
* Ability to delegate and give direction in a polite way to visitors and volunteers.
* Patience and understanding when working with horses from all backgrounds.
* Natural horsemanship style preferred
* Western riding background
* Flexibility with an ever-changing routine and busy organization
* Excellent communication skills
Opportunity offers indoor/outdoor riding arenas, 350 acres of beautiful scenery in Franktown, CO, and a positive environment. All horse equipment is provided.
Availability required minimum 5 days per week for 20 hours per week. Interested parties send resume, cover letter and video demonstrating riding/training skills to Heather and Jacqui at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- Live at on-site apartment and work 20 hrs per week