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Grand Prix competitor, USDF Gold Medalist and USEA certified trainer is looking for an energetic, responsible, working student. Grand Prix competitor, USDF Gold Medalist and USEA certified trainer is looking for an energetic, responsible, working student. Located in North County San Diego. Position has opportunity for growth. Please send resume and any requests for additional information to and visit 3/18 

MCCS Camp Pendleton Stepp Stables has 3 positions avalible for hire. MCCS Camp Pendleton Stepp Stables has 3 positions avalible for hire. We are looking for 2 part time instructors to teach lessons ages 4 and up as well as trail rides. We are also looking for a part time labor staff to help around the barn Please go to to apply for the jobs. Search job ID 13126 for the trainer positions and job ID 13129 for the labour helper. 2/4 

Private horse barn looking for experienced barn manager Private horse barn looking for experienced barn manager to assist us with: Training new barn helpers, Scheduling, Keeping barn clean, Upholding barn rules, Feeding, watering horses 5 hours weekly and on occasion as a substitute, Placing Craig's list ads, Giving tours to prospective boarders and helpers, Not timid around horses, Able to roll up their sleeves and get things done to support the horse's well being and care.
In exchange: You'll get a barn stall in our beautiful big barn, Access to an amazing trail system, Arenas, Beautiful fenced horse property. If you are a horse trainer we can work out a further arrangement with you should you want to do training at our barn. The commitment for this position is a minimum of 8 hours weekly. Email: 2/3 

Immediate position available for an experienced ranch hand able to do maintenance/repair work, tractor work and stall cleaning. Immediate position available for an experienced ranch hand able to do maintenance/repair work, tractor work and stall cleaning. Pay varies with experience. Small private facility. Great environment to work in. Please contact or call 805-964-6240. 12/30 

Ranch hand needed for small facility with 16-18 horses. Ranch hand needed for small facility with 16-18 horses. Feed and clean stalls, move horses to and from walking machine and paddocks, and blanketing when needed. Able to spot any lameness issues, injuries, sickness. Six days a week,small trailer to live in with utilities paid and salary. Must be a hard worker, drug free and non smoker.Must have extensive experience,current references and proof of employment eligibility. For consideration please e mail 12/11

Western/English trainer looking for an assistant to help with lunging, saddling, grooming, teach lessons, and possible stall cleaning. I need someone who is over 18 and has multiple years teaching and handling horses. Salary starting position with possible increase in salary within a few months. Call/text Kelly at 562-505-4431 or email Need someone ASAP! 5/11 

Dressage Groom position available- start p/t but will become f/t. Must be experienced, know clipping, braiding, grooming, horse care, be physically fit to work as a groom, very detail oriented, no smoking or drugs, respectful, able to work as a team player, professional, have reliable transportation. 619-813-4882. 5/11 

Dressage barn in Carlsbad looking for working student Thursday and Friday in exchange for lessons. This is not a paid position. Must have some experience and references. For more info 561-676-8478 or 5/11 

Nationally known Appaloosa Ranch on the Central Coast is looking to fill the following position! Groom- Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, handling of mares, foals, and stallions, bathing, clipping, mane maintenance, blanketing, hand walking, exercising, and turnouts. MUST be experienced and skilled around horses, but some on the job training will be given. Email: 4/29 

Now hiring ranch hand for a private summer camp to feed, water, and muck for 24 horses, 6 days a week. Job will also include interacting with Pre K and kindergarden children to teach them about horsemanship. Los Angeles, CA (90049). Email: 4/29 

Trail Guide's Needed for locations in Norco and Rowland Heights. Low pay. Hard work. Good tips. Riding experience necessary but we are more interested in what you can learn then what you think you know. Please Call or Text 909-645-1270 4/13 

Experienced horse rider/trainer needed for horse rescue operation in Perris, Ca. Training, riding, and re-training, $15 per ride. Multiple days per week. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. MUST be experienced. Please be experienced. No others considered. PLEASE call Leigh Ann (no texts please) 951-295-8114 4/13 

Job Opening on the H/J Circuit in SoCal as a Night Watch assistant. Duties to include monitoring horses from 9 PM - 6 AM for comfort, safety and well being. You must have reliable transportation, horse handling experience, and be willing to travel to various show grounds in SoCal. Full and Part time positions now available. For detailed job description please contact 4/4 

Unique Chino Hills ranch is in search of a ranch manager/trainer assistant. We have a full breeding & show program that we'd like overseen and also operate a colt starting/problem solving program to the public that needs an assistant. This is a full time job, 5-6 days/week. Lots of room for growth, competitive pay based on experience. Email: 3/6 

Looking for a working student to help groom, tack up, feed and sometimes exercise the horses, as well as teach beginner riding lessons. Must have jumping experience. Can bring own horse, or take lessons on ours.......No housing available. Located in Orange County. Email: 3/1 

Experienced English rider & Groom wanted for 3 TB horses in Carpinteria Job includes riding, grooming, bathing, partial clipping, turn out & tack cleaning Accompanying on trail & beach rides! Part exchange for Centered Riding lessons & training. Possibly cleaning and feeding. Kind, gentle, reliable, responsible, non smokers only please. Phone: 805-565-9958 3/1 

Jameson Ranch Camp, a residential summer camp in California,is currently seeking a horseback riding instructor for the upcoming summer.We are a residential summer camp for children and have ~30 horses.We run a western program and have both an arena about about 500 acres of trails.Applicants must have ample teaching experience. For more information/application, email 3/1 

Dressage Trainer located at Coto Valley Equestrain Center is seeking a groom/assistant.. Duties include: tacking/untacking, rinsing, bathing, hand walking, feeding lunches and medications.. Must have customer service skills to attend to clients.. Please email.. 3/1 

Small farm in South Orange County looking for a part time to full time stable hand to work with horses and do work around the farm including landscaping. Hours flexible. Must have experience working with horses and landscaping projects. Daily work not limited to blanketing and blanket removal, feeding, turning out horses, cleaning stalls, pasture improvement projects, arena dragging once a week. Email: 2/22 

Part-time working student position. Candidate must have experience with young/green horses, be hard working, eager to learn, reliable and takes direction well. Reining or Dressage experience is a plus. Top notch Reining and Sport Horses at EB Performance Horses. Email resume to 2/22 

Horse Employment Agency webpage for sale. Are you looking to work around your horse riding, then this employment webpage could be for you. Allow employers and job seekers to advertise online or help recruit for staff. Email us for more information. 2/22 

Responsible, legal, flexible and experienced groom to care for 2 horses on private property. Usual daily horse chores in exchange for private furnished guest studio in quiet Olivenhain Community for part time work. Excellent opportunity for a person with a flexible work schedule. Contact 1/27 

Employment Wanted
My name is Savannah and I am in my second year of college studying animal science and veterinary technician. My name is Savannah and I am in my second year of college studying animal science and veterinary technician. I am 20 years old, 5'9 and 135 lbs. I have been riding horses for 10+ years and teaching for 3+. I ride/teach english, some western, jumpers, and trails.
I am willing to work hard and long hours since I have been pushed to do so since I was young.
I am confident that I would be an asset to your barn and bring you and your staff a great deal of help and happiness! I am also willing to travel if needed! If you would like to know more about me or you feel I may fit for this job, ask any questions!! Resume is available upon request. Email: 2/4 

Hi, my name is Yulia, I am from Russia, 25 years old. I have 19 years of experience working with horses doing show jumping. Hi, my name is Yulia, I am from Russia, 25 years old. I have 19 years of experience working with horses doing show jumping. Lots of experience with young horses, training horses myself up to 1.20m. Educated as horse breeder, also have a diploma (second education) as horses and people trainer - obtained in Russia, translated into english with all necessary international stamps. At the moment ending a PHD on physiology of training show jumping horses. Now living in LA, doing business not connected to horses. But have lot's of free time, so looking for some part time horse experience to keep myself shaped. (even for free). Please, let me know if you have any ideas or offers on or 424-302-7822. P.S., also I've been organizing international horse shows 3-5* level in E.Europe. 11/29 

I am looking for a morning and evening position with possible room as an exchange as I am already employed. I just moved from Tennessee and miss the farm life. I love all animals and love to ride horses. I have a B.S. Early Childhood: Child & Family Studies. I have some experience and will need little training as I am a quick learner. 5/11 

Experienced Dressage rider (competitor), green jumper and cross country rider and barn manager, looking for a live-in situation. Open to grooming, riding, managing, assistants position and/or teaching. References available. Jennifer Sharpe 510-523-4833 5/11 

Hello, Ive been riding hunters and jumpers for about 14 years. I have experience with all different levels of horses as well as teaching lessons. I have worked for several well respected trainers and have references upon request. Please email me with any jobs you may have. or call 951-553-5247 4/29 

Hi I'm Alexis. I've been riding for 5+ plus years, mostly with western and trail. I'm looking to be able to help expand my knowledge about horses and showmanship. I really would like to lead trail rides and do anything that will be able to help me save money for college. If you have any questions you can reach me at my email which is -thank you in advance 4/29 

22 year old equestrian looking for a working student position. Experience in eventing, hunters, jumpers, and polocrosse since 5 years old, with additional experience in training and teaching. Housing on site with option to bring a horse preferable, interested in anything. Ready to get serious and further a career in horse back riding. Email: 4/29 

I am a french horse trainer, grand prix rider, used to work in foreign countries (mexico, usa, speak English, French Spanish. I am open to work in any country as long as the job is challenging, so please consider. I am absolutly free to move for a long term contract or for clinics. All informations required can be sent by email, 4/29 

Certified instructor/trainer, multi-discipline, looking for summer employment in the Riverside, CA area. Happy to provide resume and/or references. Email: 4/29  

Experienced rider, have ridden just about every discipline but my passion is Dressage. I'll be attending Calpoly this fall for animal/equine science. I have a lifetime worth of experience working and riding with horses/animals. I can do any job. Please contact me if you need your horses worked, trained, showed, clipped, looked after, sale video, or barn work. I am also seeking a rental to live in. Email: 4/13 

I am a high school student looking to start my career with horses and put aside some money for college. I have been around horses for about 10 years now, as I am almost 16. I have been around kids and horses both, so I can easily lead trail rides, teach lessons, tack up, groom, clean stalls, anything you need and I will do it! I have experience riding both english and western. Please text me at 805-444-7482 if you have a position you would like me to fill. I have a fairly flexible schedule and am willing to work on weekends and any day after school. 4/13 

Looking for a working student position at a show barn in exchange for saddle seat lessons. Saddlebreds/Friesians/Morgans. Experienced rider. Preferably in closer proximity to north San Diego county. Email: 4/13 

My name is Miranda. I am 18 years old. I have been riding and working with horses for 6 years. I have taughter beginner lessons, lead trail rides, trained problem horses and all the dirty stuff too. I have been training in barrel racing for about 6 months. I have done a few Western shows, placing 2nd in my very first show. I have worked with cattle and done a little vaulting, roping and jumping. I am looking to build my career with horses. They are everything to me and i will take great care of your horses. Available part time right now and full time once I graduate on June 9. I will definitely consider summer jobs with room and board (if not local) plus a little salary. I am a hard worker and would really appreciate the chance to prove myself. Please contact me to see videos and pics. Thank you for taking the time to read my ad. Email: 4/13 

Mature Horsewoman with lifetime experience seeking a live-in position with stall. Love hard work. Willing to relocate for the right position. No children/husband to worry about. Just want to live my dream working with my true love..Horses. Call 310-844-5836 Angela Logan e-mail 4/13 

Experienced groom seeking paid part-time work in North County SD and full-time after graduation this June. Resume and references available upon request. Serious inquiries please contact or call 760-215-1790 4/2 

21 yo female looking for an assistant position, whether that be assistant trainer or vet assistant. 11 years of riding experience, experience teaching, some time at William Woods University (Equine Science), 1.5 years experience at small-animal veterinary hospitals, and now a PT vet assistant to an equine vet. $ compensation only. call/text/email: Ali @ 760-855-1458 or 4/2 

Dressage & Dog Training, Pet Sitting Ongoing & Vacation Care, Woofer-A-Friend Save $15.00. Cell: 805-807-7545 Office: 805-373-5578 3/25 

Looking for a paid student worker position. I've ridden for the past 8 years. Previously two student worker positions with some of the top trainers in Orange County. I can groom, exercise horses, teach and ride dressage or hunt jump. I'm 18, transportation is not an issue. Email: 3/25 

Hello! My name is Yulia. I'd love to look after your horse(s) for free in exchange for free boarding in a guest house/room. I've only been riding for a year but I'm really good with horses because I love them. I can feed them, groom, blanket/unblanket, etc. About myself: I'm an actress and a filmmaker. One of my upcoming films is about horses. Email: 3/25

Female grand prix dressage trainer from Germany is looking for a chance to work or give lessons, in exchange for a place to stay for three months, January-March 2016. I am a Pferdewirt Schwerpunkt Klassische Reitweise. Email: 3/20 

My name is Jordan Lee. I'm 5'1. 105 pounds and currently looking for a job as and exercise rider, assistant trainer, anything really. I do have expuerence in the show ring and have been in the jumpers circuit for a while. Just looking for a job to keep me busy for pay. Also looking for someone to teach me the jockey world in exchange for what ever. Thanks Email: 3/15 

I am looking for a job as a ranch hand or any work with horses. I have a small amount of experience with horses but am looking to gain more. I have an open schedule and reliable transportation. If interested please contact me at 3/12 

My name is Deanna and I am a trauma ICU nurse, looking for peace and escape from the horrifying job I have taken here in socal. I have taken dressage lessons, years ago and ride occasionially, essentially I am a neophyte but will work for free and do anything you need me to do. I would rather clean up after horses than work as a nurse. I have a house in the west side area as well as burbank hills and can be at either of these locations if needed. I would be available two days a week and I am familiar with 12 to 16 hour days. To work daily with the awful philipino nurses out here, I need a place of happiness to look forward to go to. A farm and hard work with horses would provide this for me. Email: 3/1 

Hello my name is Crystal Brooke, I am looking to relocate to California, I have been in the horse racing business for 18 years, riding, training breeding and stallion handling. I was also on the Canadian board of directors for breeding in Alberta. I have recently been divorced and looking to start a new life. My phone number is 780-983-2399 if interested 3/1 

B.S. degree & teaching credential in Biology. Born in Burbank w/horses on property for 21 years. Exp. w/many breeds, Welsh ponies, Quarter horses, OTTBs, & Arabians, most of which were green. Started Western then English, but I feel as comfortable on a QH in Western tack as a WB in English. Like kids, horses are all different & the differences of each is what makes working w/them so worthwhile. Phone: 661-600-6218 3/1 

International Eventing and Dressage trainer/instructor/coach Lesley Stevenson of My Virtual Eventing Coach - who Jimmy Wofford calls "One of the best horsewomen of her generation" and "An outstanding instructor", now located in the Santa Barbara area. Will travel extensively for lessons and clinics. Contact 3/1 

Incredibly well educated and exceptionally experienced equestrian looking for employment. Over 15 years of experience in hunter/jumpers and competing on both East and West Coast. Huge experience particularly in bringing along young ones, including many OTTBs. Looking for part time position ranging from training horses to teaching, anything. Contact 2/22 

Experienced rider / barn manager / groom looking for a job in Southern California. I managed a 40 stall equestrian club for the last 2 years. I have a bachelor of science in equine science from Colorado State University. I also spent 2 years grooming show jumpers in Europe. Lots of experience grooming at the shows up to CSI5* and CSIO. Email: or 778-549-3901 2/22 

Hello! I'm Polina and I've been in equestrian sport for 15 years (since I was 5). I have the first level in jumping. I was working as an instructor in horse tours for 3 years and training horses for 2 years. Now I permanently moved to LA and looking for a job with horses (riding, taking care of or being an instructor in horse tours). Horses are my passion, they really love me, you will see!! Email: 2/22 

My name is Karlee, 21yr old female college student. Looking to volunteer work in exchange for learning anything about horses. Willing to clean stables, take care of horses, etc. Need to be taught the basics. Want as much experience as possible for my future working with horses. Willing to learn anything. I have some experience from when I was young. Email: 2/22 

Experienced show jumping rider Winner and placed in gran prix competitions looking for job in CA. Please visit linkelin, facebook writing "Carlotta Mattei". Email: 1/28 

Experienced Husband and Wife Ranch Managers. Horse care, nurturing, horse and human training, feeding, property maintenance and public relations and strong marketing skills with website experience offered to any ranch with reasonable ownership expectations seeking to increase OR diversify income streams using the property. Previous mini-ranch owners and actively working. 209-640-3841 1/28 

I am looking for a working student position, where I will exercise/groom horses, clean stalls, etc, in exchange for dressage lessons. I have been riding since the age of six. The majority of my experience is with Western riding; I have minimal experience with dressage. I attend a University and am looking for the opportunity to expand my riding abilities and knowledge of the various disciplines. Email: 1/28 

Hard working couple (Grandparents in 50's) looking for work in exchange for rent. House and yard work, kennel and stall work, cook, clean, house and pet sit, also great with children. Inland Empire and surrounding areas 909-993-8958 1/28 

I am a junior at the University of San Diego willing to help out with your busy schedules!I have showed through 4th level and won silver at NAJYRC in 2011. Contact me to ride your dressage horses nearby USD several times/week! 970-420-9653 1/27 

Extremely educated and experienced equestrian looking for employment. Over 20 years of experience in hunter/jumpers, three day-eventing and upper level dressage. Looking for assistant, trainer, barn manager and/or rider position in Agoura, Calabasas, Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Hidden Valley, etc. area. Resume and references available upon request. Contact at 1/27 

Free weekend ranch hand available! Needs to be within walking distance from a bus line! Attended horsemanship camps as youth and wants to get more experience with horses. Has participated extensively in equine assisted psychotherapy. Please email Katie at 1/7 

Experienced H/J Asst Trainer Seeking Work with Horses. 24 years riding experience(some western, mostly h/j), Greenies, Ponies, OTTBs, hot, lazy, no problem. Enjoy teaching all types of clients from 1st time riding to competing over small courses. Well versed in all horse care related to running a barn. Reliable, professional, kind, no smoke/drink/drugs. 1/7 

I am an avid horse lover with the goal to learn more about the horse industry. I have never owned my own horse, however I have been around and have been riding horses since I was three. I am currently a senior in high school but would like some extra cash and what better way to do that than with horses. I am willing to learn as much as I can. 1/7 

I'm looking to gain experience with ranch/farm animals (specifically horses and/or cattle). I have a resume and references available upon request. I'm wanting to VOLUNTEER, pay is nice but the experience is invaluable. I'm a 23 yo EMT; I'm use to long hours, hard work, and learning quickly. Thank you for your time! Email: 1/7 

Hi, my name is Jacquie. I am seeking employment at a Dressage facility in North County San Diego. I have been an active rider and competitor in dressage for roughly seven years now. I am experienced in all day to day needs a stable and the horses requires. Extremely detail orientated. College student, hard working, reliable, friendly and outgoing. I can be reached at: 760-305-2538 1/7 

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