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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

Mary's Tack & Feed in Del Mar, CA, is currently recruiting for a full time Sales Associate. The successful candidate must love working with people, have strong equestrian experience a friendly outgoing personality with excellent communication skills plus basic computer skills. Retail experience is preferred. Full product knowledge training program, commissionable sales, 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. Fax 858-755-5796. 3/18 

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 

Seeking professional Equestrian Center Manager for South Orange county facility. Must have professional experience running large scale facility with business and finance background. 25 hours per week. Please email resume with both professional work experience as well as equestrian experience: 3/1 

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 

Cutting horse training operation looking to hire a motivated self-starter willing to work long hard hours as a loper. This is an entry level position with housing option included in pay. Position is 6 days a week, long hours and a great learning opportunity. Pay depends on experience. For more details, call Dylan at 209-747-2347 or e-mail 12/21 

Warmbloods and TBs to ride. If you are looking for some more time in the saddle riding some very nice horses this might be the opportunity you are looking for. No pay but no lease fee to ride lovely horses. You must be an experienced rider with at least basic dressage skills. Temecula. Jane 951-704-6791 12/7 

Ranch hand wanted. 50+ horses. Feed and clean all stalls 6 days per week. 8 hours per day $9.00 per hour plus trailer to live in and all Utlities. Very hard work. No smoking, alcohol, or drugs. Must have stall cleaning experience and be familiar with horses. Contact Marsha at 12/5 

Working student position in San Marcos. Hard working, self motivated, easy going personality a must. 3 days a week. Must have working knowledge of H/J world. Work in exchange for lessons. Email: 12/5 

Norco's Premier rent string Sunshine & Daydreams Horseback riding has openings for trail guides. Prefer experience teaching or guiding but willing to teach the right person as long as you have lots of saddle time are willing to learn and have good work ethic. Call Sonja 909-645-1270 Please live localy, hours are flexable part time to full time. 11/26 

Part time groom needed for dressage trainer in Poway. Must be legal and speak English. Please email at if interested. 11/26 

2 P/T Ranch Hands in NW San Diego County for groundskeeping fence/shelter repair erosion/weed control muck water occasional feed+turn-in/out. 30hrs 6days/wk. Cleancut mature fit tobacco/drug-free self-starters w/min 2yrs F/T exp w/ref. Perfect for friends, brothers, father/son. Compensation is large furn mobile home w/utils. Future F/T potential w/stipend. or 877-254-7889 11/13 

Cowboy/Cowgirl Needed - Care for 14 horses on busy private ranch. We are involved in public appear., carriage rides, parades, movie work. Feeding, muck stalls, turn out, grooming. Grounds & barn maint. Wash trucks trailer. Clean cut, mature, physically fit, self starter. Able to travel when needed.Cozy trailer all utilities, and small salary. High desert 951-317-5952 email 10/28

Part time position open for someone with experience teaching beginner western/english lessons. Also part of your job will be to lunge, saddle, and groom. Located in the Fullerton area. I go to shows throughout the year and would like to have help with that as well. Please call or text Kelly at 562-505-4431 or you can email me at 10/28

Groom, Assistant Groom, unpaid Intern. Immediate position avail. Groom must have experience w/ dressage horses. Assistant Groom/unpaid intern just a willingness to learn and can move up to Full groom position. Begin part time, move quickly to full time based on your skills. Be hard working, conscientious, team player. Available for weekend shows. Send resume/experience to 10/28

Start your own competitive trail riding business! Actha is the nationwide leader in profitable and fun rides for all breeds and disciplines. We provide the insurance, training, and marketing support. First time events you can expect $500 to $1000, its like getting paid to learn how to do it. Then you can grow it into $5000 or more a weekend. or 858-354-8537 10/28

Dressage working student position available in Carlsbad. Looking for someone 2-6 days a week to do basic grooming and barn work in exchange for lessons and training. Please text or call 561-676-8478 for more info. 10/8

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 

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 

Hello! I'm 24 year old girl, been riding since I was 2 and I am looking for a job as an exercise rider or as a stablehand at a barn in San Bernardino county, Inland Empire, Big Bear, Lake Errowhead areas. I have experience riding green horses & English, hunter, jumper and western. I can provide references. Please email or call me! Thanks for reading. 215-631-2852 12/5 

We are experienced in managing a high class busy horse boarding and training facility. We are well versed in equine nutrition, equine care and barn/pasture management. We are skilled at maintaining a friendly safe professional work environment that boarders and trainers can enjoy. We can schedule vet/farrier appointments, hay and grain deliveries and keep track of expenses. Email: 12/5 

Hello. My name is Ashley. I am looking for a place to work with horses! I have been a stable hand for about 3 years and I have trained horses when riding them. I am planning on buying my own horse when I get a better job. I have been around horses since I was 16 years old and I used to show horses in Western Pleasure. Thanks! Email: 12/5 

I'm an avid horse lover looking for a job at a barn or exercising horses: Inland Empire, Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead areas. I have over 12 years experience working in barns and ranches. I ride and exercise horses of all breeds & ages. I have my own transportation, fast learner, reliable, I'm serious about my passion for horses. Can provide references. Call 215-631-2852 or email 11/26 

24 yr. old female horse trainer looking for more work. Currently training arabians in all styles of riding. Mainly hunter, country, hunter jumper, and western. Breaking babies, starting horses, giving lessons, exercising horses, current maintance work on show horses. multi. champ records. contact @ email 11/26 

I've been teaching English and Western lessons to beginners for about 4 years! I will be moving to Huntington Beach in January and would like to find either full or part time work with horses. I have often worked with green horses, and have also done Reining, Hunter/Jumper, and Western Pleasure. Also I have experience announcing at shows. Please contact me at 11/19

Seeking full-time employment! Do you need a regular ranch hand to make life easier? Do you wish your horses could get out more? Look no farther! 10+years horse handler. Services offered include hand-walks, longeing , turn-out, grooming, exercise riding, blanketing, any horse-care related position. Reliable, patient, caring. References available. Location-Temecula, e-mail Carly at 11/10 

Credentialed, experienced teacher looking to pursue passion of working as a Riding Instructor/Trainer in the LA/SCV/SFVarea. 3-year education at the Germanmasterhorse breedingfarm (Marbach). Trainer license for dressage beginners/advanced, spanish showriding. Have owned and trained horses for over 20 years. Reliable, patient, caring. References available. Will own xpense. Hv SSN. 11/6

I am applying for any horse-care related position. Iím 22 years old and have been riding since 1999. I have been training horses for over 3 years , and have experience instructing riders both young and old. Iím also able to feed, groom and exercise horses, along with preparing them for show. My riding specialty is cross country (since 2009), But I am also proficient in jumping (2004) and dressage (2001) and have competed in all. I recently returned to the country after studying equine sciences in Hungary, where I am from. I have a green card, reliable trasportation , and I am available to begin working immediatly. Thank you for consideration. References provided upon request. Email: 10/30

Full-time groom position wanted 5+ days a wk at dressage-based facility (extensive dressage experience, no jumping exp). Will take up to 15 horses, will take any hours available, willing to commute up to 30 mi in the No.County San Diego area, LA a possibility if right fit. Night checks, blanketing, clipping, traveling 2 shows, trailering/hauling, exrcse riding. References avail. upon request. Email: 10/28

I am your equine social media marketing expert. I have over 3 years of experience, and have earned the respect of Facebook's top marketing executives. I have helped my clients become extremely successful by creating posts and blogs that are informative and appealing to the equestrian audiences. 951-587-7939 10/28

I've just relocated to Santa Barbara after competing professionally on the East Coast for 17 years. I competed Eventing horses very successfully to CCI*** Level and Show Jumpers to Grand Prix. I start young horses, agent, and teach as well. I am happy to forward my resume. I train out of Goleta, but seek additional riding and teaching opportunities. Email: 10/9

My name is Darius Still, a Marine Veteran; I am looking forward to becoming a team member on a ranch, as a Ranch Assistant. I have worked with horses at an all species rescue ranch and with my passion for horses am looking to have a career as an Equine Handler, Horse Trainer. Skills in trail riding, grooming usually 7-8 per day, fence and stall repair, and other ranch duties. Email: 10/9

I am looking for a career working with horse. I have 13 years experience with over 3000 volunteer hours with the California Coastal Horse Rescue and I own my own horse; a half mustang-half quarter. My references and experience are excellent. Email: 10/8

Looking for clients interested in body work for both horse and/or rider. 14 years of experience with structural, muscular and body balancing through a combo of chiro, message, acupressure, and energy work. All techniques are non invasive designed to not to make horse/ rider sore after work is done. Will work on any case critical or maintenance. FMI call Jessica at 505-429-6756. Willing to travel 10/2

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