Live in Volunteer Equine Caretaker

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Queen of Hearts Thoroughbred Retirement

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Queen of Hearts Thoroughbred Retirement is looking for a live in full time Volunteer Equine Caretaker. This person must be highly motivated, reliable, responsible, self starter. Must have enough equine experience to confidently care for six to ten horses. Proficiency in picking feet, grooming, feeding, stall cleaning, turning horses in and out, administering first aid, medications, bandaging legs, able to fix things around the farm as needed, fallen fence, broken stall door, etc. Also, must know when to seek outside help such as when to call the veterinarian. Must have the availability to care for horses four times a day, morning, lunch, dinner and night check. Also will have to hold horses for vet and blacksmith when necessary. Riding and training the horses is also a possibility but not required of the caretaker. There will be other volunteers available to relieve caretaker of some of the chores and duties, but the live in caretaker will be the one ultimately responsible for the horses. Also, must be transparent and communicate with owner and other volunteers to assure the well being of the horses at all times.

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WHEN

Wed Aug 01, 2018 - Mon Aug 31, 2020
06:00 AM - 08:30 PM

WHERE

521 Owl's Nest RdShapleigh, ME 04076

(43.569763,-70.84233)
 

SKILLS

  • Advertising
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full time
  • Should have a truck in order to pick up shavings/hay etc

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