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Space available for Dressage, English, and/or Western Trainer with clientele. Must have good skills with both people and horses. Would prefer a dressage trainer of at least 4th level knowledge in Dressage and/or  English and/or Western trainers that are currently showing. We are located in the Riverside California area. No Live-in accommodations available.  Visit our website at www.listonstables com .



We have an opening available for a trainer with clientele to become a part of our team here at LionHeart Ranch. A smaller, boutique type facility, we offer extraordinary care for clients and their beloved equines. The grounds are gorgeous with covered arena, complete with mirrors and letters, is maintained with impeccable footing. The main barn is of European import and design, with an open and airy feel. The horses are turned out daily at the request of the owner or trainer, supplements are given up to twice daily, feed is provided three times a day, and stall are cleaned twice daily. The outdoor stalls are lovely with room between neighboring horses. Contact us now to see about availability! 
Phone: 951-236-1188


Opportunity for trainer with clientele. Professional training facility in beautiful, serene setting of trees and gardens. Two arenas with excellent footing–regulation dressage court and 220’x250’ reining arena. 52’ Douglas fir round pen. 12x12 stalls and 12x16 stalls. Turnouts with covered shelters. Tack rooms and five wash racks with hot and cold water. Automatic waterers. High quality orchard and alfalfa hay stored onsite in large hay barn. Three daily feedings. Automatic fly system. Direct access to many horse trails. Call 951-813-3101. Email:


Horse Boarding, Training & Trail Riding business for sale near Oceanside, CA



Horse boarding, training and trail riding ranch business for sale near Oceanside, CA. Business runs on 5 acre ranch with 2 years remaining on 3 year lease. Price: $28,000 OBO. Includes 20x30 & 60' mare-motel units + 3 box stalls including one with in/out 30 ft. run. Barn includes tack room, hay room and grain room that can be converted into additional box stalls. Large outdoor arena with night lighting. Full use of well water, 2 wash racks and 4 tack racks also available riding club located next door that allows timeless opportunities for unlimited trail riding, round pen training, and two additional arenas to enjoy. Excellent opportunity for at Hunter Jumper trainer on the leased business property since the large arena includes all jumps necessary for competitive events. LPh: 209-814-6804

WANTED: Hunter/jumper and dressage trainer with 7-10+ horses seeks facility to train out of or lease in San Diego county. Ideal facility would include arena with good footing, round pen, and turnouts. Responsible, respectful, and clean; works well with other trainers. Has liability insurance. Please email    6/29 

Looking for a facility for myself and my business partner to grow our business/riding program out of. Combined, each of us has decades of Hunter/Jumper and Western riding/training experience, as well as a Bachelor's of Science in Equine Studies. We are ready to move forward and build our clientele and are just looking for the right facility. Please call (951) 852-5642   6/6 

Established Premier training facility looking for a motivated Western Dressage / Ranch Riding trainer to help grow the business. For more information please text or call 619-971-3751.    

Looking for a facility to run a small 3 day Eventing business out of in San Diego county. I have a resume with plenty of references. Please text me with any leads!!! 541-647-9799  5/12 


Employment Available

Mary's Tack & Feed in Del Mar, CA, has immediate openings for a full time Sales Associates and Cashiers.



Mary's Tack & Feed in Del Mar, CA, has immediate openings for a full time Sales Associates and Cashiers. The successful candidate must have solid equestrian experience, a friendly outgoing personality plus basic computer skills. Retail experience is preferred. Full product knowledge training program, commissionable sales (for sales associates), 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


Employment available for the right person. Full time horseperson wanted . Duties to include making up feed, feeding, cleaning, moving horses, grooming horses, tacking up properly and with knowledge of english tack, medicating, handling for Vet and farrier, maintaining a clean and organized barn. 13+ horses, some with medical needs. 3 stallions in residence. MUST have experience and references in all of the above. Long term position, needs to have own living needs met. Motivated, energetic and positive to be around necessary.
Phone: 805-245-6746


Lead Ranch Hand

We are looking for a reliable and hardworking Lead Ranch Hand.
- Temp to hire position
- Previous experience operating machinery required
- Must be willing to perform manual labor such as; mucking stalls, loading hay, organizing materials, landscaping, and handling horses.
- general labor duties
- Reliable transportation required
- Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs
- background check required

Please send resumes to or call Nicole at 619-971-3751.   


Looking for a responsible and talented English rider who desires an experienced mentor. I’m recently retired from 35yr as successful pro trainer and willing to mentor the right person in exchange for an apprentice in the thoughtful development of my own 6-10 wonderful horses in a relaxed fun environment. I do not need barn help. Must ride with passion for learning. Currently showing mostly dressage and combined driving at local to national levels. But I've made champions in many disciplines so can help you attain other goals too. Hours flexible to allow for school or other job. Can include a small private trailer on beautiful estate, utilities, wi-fi & pool access, board/training for horse, small allowance, and all show fees. Long term mutual commitment is necessary to achieve excellence. Phone: 503-851-1950

LESSONS/TRAINING IN EXCHANGE FOR WORK. Mornings, must be able to follow instructions, be patient and be aware of details. Many opportunities for the right individual. Should be at least intermediate rider. Located in Los Angeles. Phone: 323-661-0401

Part-time Corral Cleaner position available at Horses of Tir Na Nog horse sanctuary in San Diego's East County (near Descanso/pine Valley). Must be 18 years of age. Pay rate $10/hr. Must be available on Sundays as well as week days. E-mails us at for details and an application. Position available immediately.           

Resident Volunteer (unpaid) position available at Horses of Tir Na Nog horse sanctuary in San Diego's east county, between Descanso/Pine Valley. Responsible for feeding horses and other livestock. Travel trailer provided along with phone, satellite TV and internet. For details and application e-mail us at           

We are looking for a experienced Trail Guide job includes ranch chores. Must be flexible avail full time with good transportation. Visit our web site   Phone: 909-645-1270          

Large Cattle Ranch and Horse Breeding Facility in search of live in ranch assistant. 10,000 acres in the beautiful Santa Barbara, CA mountains. Should be versed in general horse/cattle care, welding, tractors, 100+ lbs lifting, etc. Will train some aspects of position. 805-688-4241 Call Jenn           

Dressage trainer looking for part time working student in San Marcos , CA. Our program is an exchange for lessons ,not a paid position. Must have some experience and references. Owning your own horse is not required. Must be able to start by the end of this month. For more info contact 561 676-8478 or          

Barn Manager position available for 50 horse barn in RSF. Must have experience, good people and management skills, and be reliable and well organized. Duties include managing a facility staff (3-4), client relations, arena tractoring and administrative/office duties. Work schedule Wed-Sun. Compensation based on experience and skills. Send resume to          

Wrangler Wanted! Huntington central park equestrian center is hiring 2 wranglers for horse play rentals. We are looking for someone who can take out trail rides, teach riding clinics, and exercise/train horses. We have openings for full time employment and part time. Must be comfortable to take out first time riders and have at least 5 years riding experience. Contact Kailey Deem 480-980-0901         

Medieval Times in Buena Park, CA is seeking a full time Horse Trainer to join our team. Must have dressage training experience. Please email your resume to us or stop by the administrative office to submit an application today! or          

Ranch hand/Animal Caretaker in exchange for free rent. Must have supplemental income. No felons, drugs or alcohol. Background check and references required. Great situation for right person!         

NON PAY: Jumper rider wanted to work and possibly show horses jumping between 3 feet and 4 feet. Show experience a plus. Must be a secure rider. Required work and training provided will be consistent with rider’s ability and may be up to 1m30 jumping. Must be available 2 or 3 times per week with evenings preferred. Barn in Escondido area near I-15. Email Tom at       

M.A.R.E. Therapeutic Riding Center, in Bakersfield CA, is currently seeking passionate, team players to join our growing program.

Full-time Program Director to facilitate the services and growth of our therapeutic riding programs, including the maintenance of high program standards, integrity and safety.

Send cover letter and resume with references to      

M.A.R.E. Therapeutic Riding Center, in Bakersfield CA, is currently seeking passionate, team players to join our growing program.

Part-time PATH Certified Riding Instructor to provide safe, progressive and beneficial Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies for M.A.R.E. program participants.

Send cover letter and resume with references to        

A rare opportunity has opened up for our prestige horse transportation company. We have top of the line equipment and a top class customer base. We are looking for a drama free, hard working individual with at least 2 years min experience with a commercial drivers license. Horse experience is preferred, but not required. We have a full-time and part-time job available. Phone: 858-864-8550

Time in the saddle in exchange for groom help. Four days a week, three hours a day in exchange for three days a week riding time on dressage Warmblood mare. Unpaid position in North County San Diego (Escondido). Contact:      

Temecula. Non Pro cutter in need of loper and turnback help three mornings a week. Performance horse experience preferred. Opportunity to ride quality horses and occasionally travel to cuttings. Professional standards, excellent work ethic and the ability to ride well required. 909-224-2632      

Chino Hills farm looking for a self starting motivated individual who is open to learning. We have a training and breeding program. Our specific needs are someone to work with our young horses & handling training horses - must be open to learning our methods - natural horsemanship with influences from Tom Dorrance & Ray Hunt. Competitive pay & benefits.      

HELP WANTED: Two job openings with Portuguese Bend Riding Club!

1. Stall Cleaner/Ranch Maintenance Worker for full time position includes hourly wage plus living arrangements. Must speak English. Experience with horses preferred.

2. Working student opportunity. Please contact us for more details!

Call PBRC at 310-377-3507      


Working student needed for dressage hunter jumper barn. Riding, grooming, and horse care included. Payment in horse lease or lessons from professional instructor. Amazing opportunity for horse lover in fun and friendly environment in Los Angeles. Call Carolin at 310-359-3359    

Hunter/jumper and dressage barn seeks additional working student in Fallbrook. Duties will mostly involve grooming. Looking for someone available on weekends and some evenings, approximately 10-15 hours/week. Should be able to help at local shows. Email for more information.  


WRANGLER WANTED!! START IMMEDIATELY!! Guide walking trail rides, teach beginner horsemanship clinics, MUST be great with customer service, time management, neat and tidy appearance, ON TIME, 40 hours per week, includes holidays and wknds. At least 5 years of current riding exp. Western. CALL MICHELE  714.848.6565, Location: HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA.    

Established Premier training facility looking for a motivated Western Dressage / Ranch Riding trainer to help grow the business. For more information please text or call 619-971-3751.    


Employment Wanted



Experienced Cattle/performance stock horse/ guest ranch manager seeking full time permanent position. 11 years at current position. Can be efficient in the office or on the back of a horse. I would consider any area. Have worked Montana to Southern California. Supervised crews, record keeping, maintenance and all forms of hands on ranching. 951-581-4866        


Professional horsewoman ISO long term position on equine farm. Equine vet tech experience, foal mares, ride, nutrition knowledge etc. 30+ yrs experienced in all equine aspects. Looking for live-on and bring one horse. Willing to relocate for right position. Non smoker, no drama. Passionate about horses. Phone: 559-362-4446   Email:         


My name is Pedro and I'm looking for an opportunity to do what I love. I grew up with horses and I'm very passionate about working with them. I also have experience in maintenance. I'm willing to travel within reasonable distance. I'm hard working and speak some English. Thank you. Email:         

Extremely experienced H/J rider searching for something as simple as trail riding for any discipline (experienced in English & Western) or working horses out(hacking/jumping).Shown for 15 years nationally in AA Circuit & can provide video footage to ensure riding abilities. College student w/ full time job, but wants to still ride and connect w/ horses.Located in Westlake Village, CA.  818-518-4383       

I am an experienced rider and riding instructor available for part time hire in the San Diego area. My primary background is eventing however I have competed in many disciplines. I have experience as a hunter jumper instructor as well. I also ride western and have some experience with barrel racing and reining. Please call at  860-866-6543     

Hi. I've riding hunter/jumpers for the past 11 years. I have my own horse, but I would love to ride some more. I'm looking for work as a working student, groom, etc. Please feel free to contact me at I'm located in the Calabasas area, but I'd be willing to travel (within a reasonable distance)      

Hello I am an experienced rider with 19+years breeding, owning and handling horses. I just relocated from Atlanta to San Diego and currently looking to fill a void. What I lack true show experience I make up in amazing hormanship. Also I'm a calm, patient and fearless rider willing to learn YOUR techniques. With my own transportation, I can pull a trailer, I have my helmet and boots ready. Phone: 404-989-3339

My name is Mia Richards. I am an 18 year old, 2015 high school graduate. I am currently working on becoming a Level 1 horse trainer from ARIA. I have been around/riding horses for 9 years now. I have knowledge in horsemanship and hunter/jumpers as well. I am very passionate and very hard working. Instructor job for beginners or ranch hand career path wanted. Phone: 858-201-9736

Hey I'm Jasmine, I'm looking for a job where I can hack horses. I grew up with horses and rode them my whole life. I showed hunter and jumpers for years until I moved to California I was riding with thumbs up farm. It's been a goal of mine to get back in the saddle. I am always open on Sunday's and Monday's and have a varying schedule during the week. Phone: 951-514-6599

My name is Amanda Reese, I am 17 years old and am available as a working student/groom. I have 7+ years experience with flat work, jumping, gymkhana, bareback, trail riding/guiding, ground work, and have helped with horse shows. I have acted as a groom at horse shows as well. Willing to work for experience and to be around horses. Located in the Santa Clarita Valley.       

Hello, my name is Aileen Fenzi. I'm 26 years old looking for employment opportunity as a stable-hand. I have 20+ years of experiences within horsemanship, including english and western riding, stable/ranch, and horse maintenance. Knowledgeable in the therapy and rehabilitation of injured/abused horses. Available Immediately. You can contact me @ 714-643-4191 or email me @     

My name is Molly and I am looking for summer work. I am Co-Captain of the Arizona State University Hunt Seat Team, I have 14 years of riding experience in both english and western disciplines and I have 7 years experience working at barns. Not scared to get dirty, just as eager to muck as to ride, hard worker with flexible schedule and good attitude. Email:  or Phone: 408-931-4001     

20 + years exp groom all around horse animal caretaker seeking live in position preferably guest house with small salary in SFV,west side area my love is horses and animals can groom western ,English or dessrage. Please call or text 818 205-6525 or email      6/6

Looking for live-in ranch hand for husband and wife team. We have an RV that we are happy to live in. Will do stall cleaning, feeding and maintenance. We own a Bobcat skid-steer and my husband can handle large equipment. We are originally from Wisconsin and hard workers familiar with farm life. We have two horses of our own that we hope to put in a pasture at your place. We both have other income. Phone: 760-408-0422   Email:      6/3

Hi, my name Is Katie I am 16 years old. I have extensive training in hunter/jumpers as well as extensive knowledge of horse training/care. I have experience as an assistant trainer; tacking/grooming, warming up/cooling down, etc. I have trained beginner/intermediate riders/horses in hunter/jumpers and I am very responsible for my age. I am looking for job in grooming,assistant work, training, etc.
Phone: 8582432356
Email:      6/3

My name is Rosina. I'm a 20 year old, active duty Marine, with 14 years of horse experience. I am an English rider with experience in dressage, hunters, jumpers, pleasure riding, and a little bit of eventing. Haven't been in the saddle for about a year now. I am looking for weekend employment. Please contact me at 978-590-7978 or by email at      6/3

Just moved to the Burbank area and would love to get involved with an Equestrain center in the area. I have a huge passion for horses I had one growing up but living in LA that hasnt been possible. Looking for employemnt that would put me around horses again! Groomer/stable hand etc. I have some experiance about an intermediate level but would love to learn more! Part time work preferable. Email:    6/3

Hello, my name is Charlie Tanner, I'm 16 years old and I have a huge passion for riding and showing horses, I had been hunter jumping/Eq/jumping for about 4years until about a year ago when I could no longer afford to pay for my lessons. I am looking for a working student opportunity mostly on sat/sun, where in exchange for help around the barn, I could receive lessons and general time with horses. Phone: 7148339184
Email:      6/3

Horse trainer looking for a live-in position. Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, Driving, Western pleasure. 30 plus years experience. Pleas email for full resume.      6/3



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