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Looking for dressage English trainer at least 3rd level or higher. We have many amenities in our place, but would really like a friendly, kind trainer who treats people and horses with respect. Looking for trainer with clientele or trainer networking to get clientele.. No living quarters available ... Positive references required. References will be checked. Take a look at our place 7/25 

Employment Available
 Full time Experienced/ Reliable ranch hand.  2 guys feed, clean stalls, turn out horses plus general ranch maintenance 5 days per week.  30 - 40 horses.  Pay plus shared living accommodations.  818-865-0118 Full time Experienced/ Reliable ranch hand. 2 guys feed, clean stalls, turn out horses plus general ranch maintenance 5 days per week. 30 - 40 horses. Pay plus shared living accommodations. 818-865-0118 9/19 

BEVAL SADDLERY- We seek a professional SADDLE REP for Southern California. BEVAL SADDLERY- We seek a professional SADDLE REP for California. Join our growing team of saddle specialists dedicated to exemplary customer service and promoting the BEVAL and BUTET brand across the country. Applicants must have prior saddle fitting, sales and customer service experience. In addition, we seek highly professional and results oriented individuals that are team players with great integrity and judgement. Ideal candidate will have excellent working knowledge of territory and existing contacts with top riders and trainers. Must be willing to travel. Please contact Shannon Shaffer for further details: 6/19 

Extensive ranch/management/supervision experience with large/small ranches, even 190 head mustang sanctuary. Extensive ranch/management/supervision experience with large/small ranches, even 190 head mustang sanctuary. I have handled all fiscal issues that come along with management. I have experience in most disciplines lead summer programs and have 20+ years teaching in at-risk communities(Compton/South Central) and have helped to write grants and establish the Compton Jr. Posse as an accredited college educational program for the children in the neighborhood.(this was very exciting!)I own 8 Peruvians 2 cats, 3 dogs, and an amazing 14 year old son who is one of the best hands I have worked with. I would love to negotiate a contract that involves my pets and child living with me as well. 562-761-0926 I have my own stalls/pens for my own horses as well. 6/19 

Calling all equestrians! Join the myStride team in leading a new era of horsemanship with wearable technology made for riders, by riders. If you're excited about the idea of helping equestrians live, ride, and train better, we want to talk to you. Shoot me an e-mail at to learn more. 10/12 

Seeking a thoroughbred exercise rider on a privot farm in the Santa Ynez Valley. Must have some experience and be drug free. We have a 7/8 mile race track and a very well equiped facility. Please call 805-693-9161 or email a resume at You can also fax to 805-688-9709. 10/12 

Intern/apprentice wanted. allow me to share 40 years of horsemanship with you! Work in exchange for training, in the saddle and in the barn. Come and be part of a team of true horse lovers, and learn all about stable management and how to operate a riding school. Dressage, jumping, pleasure. Schedule is flexible. S.F. Valley 818-252-0047 10/12 

Mary’s Tack and Feed
Job Fair
Sales Associates and Cashiers
10am – 1pm, or 4pm – 6pm
Call for appointment 858-755-2015 or email
Pay and benefits – cashiers $10-$13/hour, commission sales associates avg $15 and higher. 10/12 

Job Opening on the H/J show circuit as a Night Watch assistant. Duties include care and management of show horses from 9 PM - 6 AM at show facilities in California. Full & Part time positions available. Work starting Jan 15 - March 19 for the Thermal Desert Circuit, or sooner for the right person. Wages: $ 15 per/hr and up. email : for complete job description. 10/12 

Western/English Quarter horse barn looking for a working student to start ASAP! This is a non paid position to start with but will eventually be a paid position Looking for someone who wants to expand their knowledge. Needs to be experienced in western/english riding.Other work will include lunging, tacking up, helping kids in lessons. Contact Kelly at 9/30 

Part-time to Full-time Equine Field Technician position available in an ambulatory practice in Thousand Oaks, CA. Job responsibilities include strong horse handling skills, maintaining/stocking veterinary vehicles, assisting with medical procedures, computer skills and excellent organizational skills required. Position is 3-4 days per week, 1-2 Saturdays per month required. Local Candidates Only. Email: 9/30 

North County San Diego–>Escondido. PAID position. 3-4 days/wk, prefer Sat & Sun included, 4 hrs/day. Work consists of grooming, cleaning tack, hand walking, turnout, horse laundry (off site), corral clean-up, etc. No riding. Must feel confident handling large Warmbloods. Please email Must be 18 yrs+, independent, hard-working, efficient, & detail oriented. 9/22 

European Jumping rider is looking for a working student. Work consists of grooming,tacking up,untacking,walking,turning out,helping with the jumps,lunging and riding. Now there are 6 horses to help with 6 days a week. In return will be provided at least 4 lessons a week. Located in Zip 91040 - Shadow Hills. contact me Yulia. 9/12 

Landcape Management/groundskeeper on horse ranch. Rancho Santa fe. Must have gardening experience and some horse experience. 7am-4pm $75/day. Thursday-Saturday. Position will move into full time.
Groom and groom assistant position available at dressage ranch in rancho santa fe. MUST have dressage experience for groom position. Assistant position is unpaid at first while you learn then will become paying position. Must have reliable transportation, references. 619-813-4882

Small ranch looking for a married couple that loves God and will help us feed, clean, fix things and oversee our ranch. 20 horses on 5 acres. Extra space for your horse & trailer. Live options. Pay negotiable with live-in trade and training horses. Trainers needed: For Western cutting horses and reigners. For English hunter/jumpers/eventers Call 360-201-3961 9/9 

Seeking a hard-working, dedicated, horse groom to be a part of a team and do truly meaningful work. General horse care, handling experience, and passion for equine welfare is needed. This is an entry level position, great for someone who wants an opportunity to grow and learn and advance in the horse industry. located in Chino Hills, CA. Please email 9/9 

Dressage barn in Carlsbad looking for working student Thursday thur saturday in exchange for lessons. This is not a paid position. Must have some experience and references. For more info 561-676-8478 or 9/9 

Part Time Admin Assistant for Equine veterinary practice. Independent, organized, detail oriented and Professional. Organize office activities including answering phone calls, scheduling, billing, deposits, medication delivery, inventory and liaison with doctor. Strong computer skills a must. Word processing, spread sheets, QuickBooks and data entry into vet software. 9/9 

A family in Malibu is seeking experienced, reliable ranch hand to care for their horses. Job requirements include: Care for 8 horses, groom and exercise daily, ride each horse at least 3 x weekly. Feed and water animals, monitor their overall health. Clean and muck stalls. Ability to transport horses in trailers for riding trips or in case of emergency (fire, other disaster). Salary $15/hr. Email: 9/9 

Part time grooms needed in Orange County. Working students preferable, but paid position is also available. Mon-Fri. Flexible hours. Potential for working students to lease, ride and show high quality dressage horses if applicable. Email: 9/9 

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 9/6 

Looking for 2 feeders and stall cleaners asap. Good pay and every other weekend off. Email: 8/5 

Looking for Dressage/Western at least being 3rd level trainer with experience, not fearful can break horses too, good people skills a must. Please send resume to 7/31 

We are looking to hire a Beginning English and Western instructor. Must be reliable, professional, hard working, and experienced. Certification a plus. Paid per lesson. Send inquiries and/or resume to 7/31 

Mary's Tack & Feed in Del Mar, CA, is currently recruiting for a full time Cashier. The successful candidate must love working with people all day long, have strong equestrian experience, a friendly outgoing personality. Excellent communication and organizational skills, a keen attention to details and basic computer skills are a must. Retail experience is preferred! Vacation and sick time, health/dental, 401K and other benefits for F/T employees. Fun atmosphere, great customers. Apply in person: 3675 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 6/25 

Riding instructor position available- two days a week, flexible, emphasis on western. Good rate of pay. Located in Lakeside, Ca. Please contact me for more info or send a resume to: 6/19 

We are currently looking to fill TWO positions at Portuguese Bend Riding Club (PBRC). 1) We are hiring a PAID Beginning English Instructor. Must be reliable, hard working, friendly, & experienced. Compensation paid per lesson. 2) Seeking a working student to ride hunter/jumper and lesson horses as needed. Must be reliable, friendly, & willing to listen. Willing to TRADE time for lessons or ?? Email: 6/17 

Los Angeles Pierce College Position Available - Horseback Riding Instructor - Group Lessons. Academic Riding Class Instructor Needed. A successful applicant will be experienced in supervising group lessons. Safety is paramount. Our students vary greatly in their skill and ability so patience, tolerance and excellent communication skills are critical. An Associates Degree or higher in any discipline plus 6 years experience OR Bachelors Degree in any subject and 2 years of experience is REQUIRED. Send email with resume attached to Paddy Warner at Submit by July 1, 2015 with "riding instructor position" in the subject line. 6/17 

We are 36 acre Hunter/Jumper facility located in beautiful Prescott Arizona. I'm looking for a groom/general ranch maintenance person. Must be experienced in cleaning stalls, feeding, repairs, etc. This is a full time, 6 day a week position with room and board as part of the salary. We are a small private business with care and management of the horses as our priority. Serious inquires only. Email: 6/17 

Venture Farms INC is a hunter/jumper barn located at Poway Equestrian center. San Diego area. We are looking for a part time worker to work Tues-Fri. Must have experience in grooming, feeding, lunging and riding jumpers. horse show experience would be nice. please email me about yourself and your experience at 6/13 

Non-pay position: Need an experienced jumper rider to work and occasionally show "going" show horses up to 1m20. Requires commitment to ride 2 or 3 days a week near Escondido. 6/8 

Horse Trainer and Ranch Hand. Assist in training and care of horses and property. We have a Trainer & Ranch Hand Position open on our small Family Horse and Cattle Ranch on the Beautiful California Central Coast. Preferred candidate single 18 to 25 years old. This is an apprentice position Amateur Trainers encouraged to apply For information on this position. 6/8 

Premier facility seeks dressage trainer. 70-horse, 100-acre facility catering to the serious competitor. Ideal candidate has trained/competed Interm. or above and is ready to take clients to shows. Opp. to clinic, travel to FL for shows if desired. Great income potential, superb lifestyle. Good opp. for up and coming young trainer or established. Email: 6/8 

Looking for talented freelance artist with equine knowledge to create an equestrian logo and product label. This is a freelance assignment only. Please send samples of work and hourly requirements to 6/8 

Opportunity for working-student/intern at private hunter-jumper barn in Covina Hills 10 mins from CPP and MSAC. NON-PAID but competitive compensation! MUST HAVE: basic horse handling/tacking/grooming experience,Be hardworking reliable responsible W/ positive attitude. Prefer applicants w/ own horse and experience with horse shows & children but not required start ASAP more info call 951-551-3988 6/8 

Employment Wanted
Experienced barn manager seeking a position with you at your facility. Experienced barn manager seeking a position with you at your facility.
I have held a variety of positions of responsibility as they related to the ranch/barn position at the time of service.
My resume and references are available to serious employers which will show my versatility.
Seeking to relocate as soon as I can secure suitable employment.
Please contact me via email and I will send you my information.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Here is a link to a few short English videos:
Cell: 208-309-1900 10/7 

I just moved to the Hollywood area, I have been working on a horse farm in Malibu of the past two years. Looking for a groom/paid working student job. I just moved to the Hollywood area, I have been working on a horse farm in Malibu of the past two years. I am a C3 pony Clubber grew up with horses and started Eventing at 9. I rode up to Prelim on my mare, tons of riding and training experience, worked with some of the top Eventers. Traveled around the country for riding, lots of horse care and maintenance experience. Looking for a groom/paid working student job. Please email me at 10/1 

I am a 20 year old female with experience in Western riding,leading trail groups, grooming and care of horses. Looking for a trade of work for riding time in the tri city or neighboring area. Email: 10/12 

I am not looking fo a paid position. I am 33 with 19+yrs horse exp. I deal with too much stress with my day job and i am trying really hard to find someone that has a horse that i can just be around. Groom, feed, ride around on. I have wonderful references if you need them. Please if you have a horse or maybe even know of someone who needs some help 1-3ish days of week. Thank you!! Email: 9/30 

18 year old currently attending Mt. San Jacinto College in Temecula, CA. Wish to build a business in the horse industry so I am looking for work to learn and expand my knowledge of the industry. Have worked with horses throughout my life, most recent was tacking, grooming, and guiding a newly founded trail company. looking for stall clean work, or grooming and tacking work. 9/22 

Hi, my name is Kate Morrissette, I am 18 years old. I am looking for any jobs on Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. I have worked with horses in the past but would like to be more involved with them again. I love animals and I am really never afraid to get my hands dirty. I live in Valley Center, CA. So if there is any ranches in that area, please contact me at Thank you! 9/12 

I am relocating to Southern California and am looking for employment. I have owned my own upscale hunter/jumper facility for 15 years. I have also shown on the A circuit for 15 years in the jumpers. I am very knowledgeable in every aspect of the industry. I believe I would be an asset to anyone looking for a barn manager or assistant manager or just freelancing to get started. Thank you. Email: 9/12 

22 Year old Hunter/Jumper rider with 12 years of experience, a bit of dressage and western experience too, currently an instructor in Poway seeking 1 day a week working student position in exchange for hunter/jumper lessons or paid position as assistant trainer/instructor or groom at a barn in which I can progress my riding and experience. Email: 9/12 

22 year old experienced horse rider and handler looking for employment! 15 + years in Hunters, Equitation, Jumpers, Dressage, and Endurance racing. Competed in 1.25 jumpers. Broken horses via natural horsemanship. Taught beginner & intermediate lessons and horse camp. Available for immediate start! Please email 9/12 

I've been looking online for possible horse riding apprenticeships for me to begin mid/ end October. currently live in England but would love to move away from here. I have around 4/5 months experience in riding.I am an armature with a new found passion.Its my aim to change my career from Engineering to becoming a horse-riding instructor in the future. or 07803429595 9/12 

Hi, I'm a South African rider and trainer looking for new challenges. I have been riding for 26 years, competed successfully at higher level dressage and show jumping, intermediate level equitation, also have experience in 3 day eventing, in-hand showing and double harness driving. I have been training children and adults for the last 10 years, and would prefer a live in position. References avail. Email: 9/12 

Rusty but experienced 26 y/o female equestrian looking to volunteer time (1-3 days/week) in exchange for knowledge/riding time/etc. Had been regularly riding up until about 3 years ago since the 5th grade. Have shown English, ridden and taught basic western lessons, owned 4 horses, and worked for trainers and ranches in the past. Bored, work from home mom in Riverside, CA 9/9 

Looking for a work/trade situation in exchange for free or low cost board and feed for my mare. I have experience in all around ranch and horse work, training, lessons, rehabilitation, rescue and much more experience available. Open to all offers. Must be within reasonable distance from Norco area. Please contact for additional info. 909-539-8831 Thank you. - Ash 9/6 

24 year old moving to San Diego in late fall. Extensive experience working with equines and other animals. Worked 8 years on a Trakehner ranch birthing foals and handling them till 2 years of age. Assisted vet and farriers with their work. Worked for American Quarter Horse Association as well as National Reining Cow Horse and National Stock Horse Associations at multiple show over the past 10 years. Email: 9/6 

My name is Sara, I am the owner of ZEQUESTRIAN and I am looking for someone to bring into our team that will teach students in our Riding Academy in exchange for lessons and riding as a working student. Possible pay option down the road. Must be able to adapt to our teaching techniques and execute the movements. Email: 9/6 

Working student/professional groom/professional grounds maintenance position. Please contact for Equine Resume 9/6 

I am a 17 year old currently a senior in high school looking for any employment on a ranch! I've been working with horses for over 2 years now and I would love to care for them! I will clean stalls, feed, groom, exercise, and anything else you desire! I live in Riverside County and am really looking for a job with horses. If you need a hand, please contact me! 9/3 

I'm searching for a working student/assistant mentor-type situation after getting back into horses after several years (H/J, dressage). I'd like to work in exchange for lessons. Willing to learn from the bottom up and am reliable, honest, hard-working, and kind. I usually have a flexible schedule. Prefer Del Mar/Poway areas. Please call/text Amy at 414-364-8277; email: 9/3 

I Just graduated from a highly competitive equestrian college back east. I'm located in the Calabasas/Agoura Hills area, but I am willing to travel. I have 12 years of experience in the hunter/jumper/equitation rings. I have some dressage and eventing experience. Email for more details! I will work hard for you and work hard for your horse. Email: 9/3 

My name is Philip. I am looking for an opportunity to work as a ranch hand, preferably on a horse ranch. I have been working on a working ranch for the past year now in Sylmar, Ca. Looking for a new place that is in or near southern california. I am 19 years old, in very good shape, and will work very hard. Email me!! 9/3 

I am a 17 yr old looking to gain experience on a ranch, preferably with the care and training of horses. I have raised cats, dogs, chickens, and turkeys from infancy to adulthood so I am familiar with animals and am not afraid of dirt or hard work. I live in San Diego County so if any ranches/farms around the area are interested please email me at Thank you. 7/31 

SUMMER SALE! HORSE TRAINER, looking for horses and their owners for the upcoming few months... Fees are on a sliding scale basis. Call for info on the woman who many are calling the "Mrs. Doolittle" of Southern California. Experienced with over 15 years, he own business,and over 300 horses worked with, and NOT ONE complaint, other than when the training ended! CALL NOW!! 619-536-2794 ask for Kira 7/31 

I'm a 32 year old active duty Marine who is looking to gain valuable experience in care and maintenance for horses as well as learn western riding techniques. I have nearly zero experience, but am quick to and willing to learn. I'm willing to work hard and learn if you're willing to be patient and teach me the right way to do things. Email: 7/31 

Well rounded horse woman - Live in huge plus. ISO h/j asst trainer, groom,rider, lbarn mgr, saddle sales, etc. Stellar references from past and present head h/j trainers I have assisted. First ride to small courses - hunt seat instruction. Quiet relaxed rider flat over fences. Love to retrain TBs. luxury sales experience Hard working reliable lots of common sense /safety first. Email: 7/25 

Very experienced rider looking for work. Been riding for over 13 years and I am 18 years of age. Ride mainly western but also ride English. Experienced with feeding, grooming, washing, tacking, lunging, summer camps, competitive riding, and training horses both on ground and under saddle. Also have experience with foals, have a filly of my own. Contact for more info, 760-539-6659 or 7/25 

I'm an incoming freshman at USC originally from the the Sand Francisco bay area, looking for a working student-type position (with riding opportunities) in the Los Angeles area while at school. I have 7+ years of experience riding hunter/jumper and 3 years experience formally showing on the A-circuit, with a focus in the equitation. I can reached through my email: 6/25 

Hello, I'm Laura and I am currently wondering if any barns/equine businesses need help in the Murrieta, CA area. I have over 10 years of equine experience, attended Fresno State, graduated in 2013 with a B.S. in Animal Science, Equine Science & worked for the Fresno State Quarter Horse Unit for all 4 years of college. I also have clerical/sales exp. CONTACT: / Thank you! 6/25 

30 yr old mil. spouse looking to work as a general barn manager/caretaker. Just moved to San Diego from Maryland where I worked for 3 years taking care of a 21 stall boarding barn & 70+ horses. Although my experience in the horse industry isn't extensive, I am incredibly hardworking and reliable, & have been involved with animals for many years. Reference upon request. Call 541-579-5757 6/25 

Experienced rider looking for an opportunity to work in exchange for lessons in any discipline. Looking in the Inland Empire area. I am a 21 year old female going to school to be an RN and need to get back into riding. It has been one year since I rode as I just moved to this state recently. Please contact me if you are interested. 6/25 

My name is Tracy. I'm 36 years old. I have been riding horses off and on since I was a little girl. This is my passion. I am in my element when I'm on the back of a horse. I ride hunter/jumper, western and a little dressage. I'm looking for employment part time. I am hard working and I'm open to learning new things. My phone # is 951-258-7540 Riverside County 6/25 

I have been riding horses for over 12 years both English and Western. Specializing in hunter/jumper at shows and at home. I have taught lessons at camp so have experience with kids and horses. I am able to exercise horses, feed, turnout, lead trails, tack up, groom, and anything else you need! I have a flexible schedule 7 days a week with reliable transportation. Cheap rates. 818-606-6241 6/17 

WANTED: Barn manager, facility trainer/assistant trainer, veterinary or equine ambulatory assistant position. 8+ years managing, maintaining 20-30 horse facility with a breeding, training and lesson program. Certified Veterinary Assistant with many years equine general, reproduction and emergency experience as well as small animal emergency experience. 6/13 

My name is Anneliese Rogers, I am 17 years old and looking for a part-time job cleaning stables, grooming, feeding, and exercising horses. I have some experience working at a horse stable. Please contact me at 6/13 

I'm a 20 year old girl from sweden, im searching a job that includes horses in the US. I've been riding since i was 4 years old, i've had over 10 diffrent horses and competed in showjumping up to 1.30 classes. My biggest interest in life are horses and thats why i would like to find a job in the US, california. Please contact me on my email, 6/13  

I'm just looking to love on and care for someone else's horse! I'm 35 years old & have been riding for a little over 20 years. I only know Western riding & I don't know how to lunge a horse (never had a horse that needed lunging before a workout). I owned my own horse for 17 years and leased horses for 2 years. Had to give up the horse I was leasing when I was forced to move. Please call 949-291-1216 or email! 6/8 

Need help with your backyard horses? With over 25 years of backyard horse keeping experience I understand the challenges of suburban horse keeping. I can feed, clean, and exercise your horses at super low rates! Come home to a spotless barn after your vacation! Email me, I would love to help you out: (Coto, Trabuco Canyon, Nellie Gail) 6/8 

My Name is Marcy, I am looking for a assstant/mentor type situation. I am new to the horse training world but have been around animals most of my life. I am looking for someone in the Los Angeles/Orange County area to mentor me and allow me to help out and soak up as much knowledge as possible! Will trade time/labor for lessons without pay. 6/8 

Looking to relocate back to west coast soon. Over 15 years training, showing all disciplines and management experience. Looking to restart training business and have a place to live and work out of with two-three horses well suited for lesson or lease program. Prefer southern CA/San Diego county area. Specialize in Arabians, quarter horses and colt starting. 760-535-8185 6/8 

I am 23 years old and currently studying Environmental Geoscience at Texas A&M. I'm living in San Bernadino over the summer and am very desperate to get horses back into life. I rode hunter/jumpers for 9 years until I could no longer afford it. I'm happy to do any work around the barn and am always eager to learn more about the equistrian world. Thank you! 6/8  

Temecula to Norco! A hard working, caring, educated, business savvy, former horse owner is looking for a career change and wanting to work with the greatest animal on the earth. I grew up on the backs of many different breeds at various levels of training: Western/English/Trail. I come with a Psych degree and many years in business. Would love part-time employment at this time. Email: 6/8 

Looking for work/housing exchange in Orange County. MYSELF: certified riding instructor/gardener/caretaker. Currently teaching but have time in schedule to help with horse/property management needs. HUSBAND: Attorney w/ federal government-former carpenter. DOG: 11yr, 40lb female-certified therapy dog. Open to various situations, looking to save on rent. 6/8 

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