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Royal Horses Stables Boarding - Full service Hunter, Jumper, Equitation,  Training - Lessons - Sales - located in beautiful Twin Oaks Valley in San Marcos, California.


Barn for lease in Temecula Wine Country!!

12 plus stalls available, 4 in and out stalls, box stall, large covered pipe stalls, hay barn, tack room, wash racks, large show size arena, round pen and hot walker as well as rest room and plenty of trailer parking! Conveniently located off 15 freeway, 1 1/2 miles from Galway and Casners.
Quiet and private with excellent views, nestled in between 2 vineyards with nearby trails!
Please call Chris at 714-824-7283


Lakewood Equestrian Center


The City of Lakewood is soliciting proposals from qualified individuals, companies and/or organizations interested in investing to improve, operate, and maintain the Lakewood Equestrian Center, located at 11369 East Carson Street, Lakewood, CA 90715. Approved site visits are scheduled for Saturday, March 9 beginning at 11:00 a.m. and Wednesday, March 13 beginning at 11 a.m. and sealed proposals are due on or before Monday, April 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

A copy of the Request for Proposals, the results of a recent user's survey and a list of recently completed city-led facility improvements can be found on the city's website at http://www.lakewoodcity.org/about/mapsinfo/profiles/equestrian.asp

Questions in this regard can be emailed to Valarie Frost, Director of the Recreation and Community Services Department at vfrost@lakewoodcity.org.        


Royal Horses Stables Boarding - Full service Hunter, Jumper, Equitation,  Training - Lessons - Sales - located in beautiful Twin Oaks Valley in San Marcos, California.


Beautifully maintained boarding facility in Rancho Santa Fe has space available for equestrian trainer with clientele.

We strive to be a friendly, drama free, multi discipline facility. We have large arenas with elite footing, 12x12 barn stalls, 12x24 corrals, turn outs, equisizer and access to beautiful trails.
Send inquiries to:rsfequestrian@gmail.com 



Royal Horses Stables Boarding - Full service Hunter, Jumper, Equitation,  Training - Lessons - Sales - located in beautiful Twin Oaks Valley in San Marcos, California.


Boarding Facility in Oceanside has space available for Trainers with clientele.

Large Event Arena, 2nd Outdoor Arena, Indoor Arena, Awesome Footing! 25 Acres of Riding, Horse Playground, Equine Agility, Groomed Track.

We strive to be a Friendly, Multi Discipline Facility - English, Hunter/Jumper, Western, Cow Horse, Gymkhana, Horse Agility, Extreme Trail, etc..

We would like a western trainer and offer cows, sheep and goats to work. We have 24 x 24 paddocks as well as larger paddocks and pastures including private pastures. Full services, 3 arenas (2 outdoor and 1 indoor), tack storage, round pens, turnouts and Horse Agility/Obstacle Course with running track. In addition we just added sorting pens next to our livetock. 25 acres or riding on the property. Very fire resistant, surrounded by a golf course and irrigated farms close to the main roads. Ocean breezes further enhance this beautiful property!   We have options for boarders for paddocks of various sizes, and pastures and full services by our conscientious and experienced staff.

Turnouts, blanketing, lunging, fly masks, bathing, and more...we offer it.

Phone Chris: 760-717-1101

Email: info@OceansideEquestrian.com

URL: http://www.oceansideequestrian.com



ISO Facility with room for a hunter/jumper trainer with 12 horses in the Del Mar, Encinitas, RSF area.
Email: bequestrian@hotmail.com                

Ranch in Rancho Santa fe seeking groom and barn maintenance for a private dressage ranch. 7am-12, 6 days/week plus show weekends. Pay and/or exchange for housing and boarding your horse. Also seeking working student, lessons available. Must have experience, be detail oriented and work well as part of a team. 619-813-4882       

Quiet San Marcos Farm looking for a H/J/E trainer with clientele. Terms are negotiable, up to 15 stalls, creosotes, wash rack, client parking, turnouts, trails, jumping arena (with jumps) and grass hack field. Message for more information.
Phone: 760 310 7354
Email: kristylfowler@gmail.com     

Ranch available Rancho Santa fe-trainer or individual with horses looking to share a PRIVATE ranch with owner. Great location, 2 studio apartments on premise, east Rancho Santa fe to train and/or enjoy your animals. Space for 20 plus animals. Amazing opportunity for the RIGHT person. Must be respectful, animal loving. Call to discuss the many options 619-813-4882      




Employment Available




BARN MANAGEMENT POSITION needed for 50 horse, well organized and drama free facility in Rancho Santa Fe.

Duties include:
Feeding and stall maintenance for horses, facility maintenance and repair, scheduling and supervising staff, office and administrative work, and communication with trainers and boarders.

Candidate must have:
Barn management experience, be reliable, detail oriented, energetic, have good follow-through on supervision and management of facility, good communication and interpersonal skills, a positive attitude,a team player, and be a hands-on working manager.
Salary based on experience.
Please send resume to rsfequestrian@gmail.com    


Employment available with Salisbury Farms


Riding Instructor position available-- Located on private facility in Lakeside, Ca. Must be 18 years or older, be willing to follow our training model, be a team player, enjoy working with beginner riders of all ages. Start 1-2 days a week, more hours available if interested.

www.salisburyfarms.net or 619-723-6202.     




Looking for a full time working student and weekend barn help.

Reasonable hours, no stall cleaning, and a great team. Must be knowledgeable and able to handle large warmbloods.

Duties include: feeding, water buckets, grooming, turning out, and eventually some riding depending on skill level.

Located in Rancho Santa Margarita
Email: contact@shaynedante.com    


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
The Huntley College of Agriculture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for an Executive Director for the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center.

Minimum Qualifications for the Position are:

  • An earned Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing an organization and 10 years in the equine field.
  • Thorough knowledge of methods, practices and procedures used in the equine industry.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain a CA driver’s license within 30 days of hire and ability to meet Risk
  • Management’s guidelines for driving.
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in the agricultural or equine industry

Refer to: https://cmshr.hr.cpp.edu/
Applications are due 03/25/2019.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.    

ISO Head Wrangler/Inst. Must be comfortable giving clinics/trails to kids & adults. We are located in O.C. & we are a high end rental string. Looking for someone experienced working in a show barn & can bring that quality care to the rental string. Wrangler will be expected to know how to lunge, groom, train new horses to add to rental string & have a great foundation in horsemanship.
Phone: 714-848-6565
Email: info@horseplayrentals.com     

Show Assistant Needed

Southern California Hunter Jumper Trainer needs help at HITS Thermal Feb 23-March 3 with coordinating schedule, trips to show office and warmup rides as needed. Approximately 8 hours per day. Must be experienced with horseshows and, ideally, Thermal.

Please contact thermalshowassistantjob@gmail.com or text 805-698-1000.     

ISO additional stall cleaner Friday and Saturday mornings. Thanks in advance! Located in San Marcos, CA Email: royalhorsesstables@hotmail.com      

Working student/Groom position available!

Small, private H/J barn just outside of Temecula looking for a working student/groom to help keep horses regularly worked. Beginner to advanced welcome! Great for someone who wants to ride but doesn't have money/time to own a horse. Please email with a brief introduction of yourself and your experience. Weekdays and Weekends (No pay)
Email: Lgnatalie@yahoo.com     

Hiring: Full time groom for a high level show jumping barn in Chino Hills, CA.

Seeking a full time individual to assist with daily barn routine and care of horses. Barn is expanding and pay will increase with expansion. Your schedule will include grooming, tacking and post-ride care of assigned horses and their equipment. As well as other duties such as stalls, turnouts, and drag
Phone: (310) 897-5669
Email: amberdillon@sbcglobal.net      

Position available: Full Time Ranch Hand--cleaning stalls, feeding hay, some general repairs and upkeep of facility. Work in a peaceful environment with a competent staff. 5 days/40 hours per week as a full time employee. Ability to drive a tractor a plus but not required. English and/or Spanish speaking is ideal.
Located near Calabasas, CA
Please contact Diane: 818-346-9879    


Full time Job opening for a hard-working horse person with grooming experience that has tremendous opportunity for advancement. Good social acumen and communication skills a must to work at exclusive private riding club in Los Angeles area. Applicant must be able to make this job their priority. This is a position for a serious horse person who wants to learn the horse business. Applicant must be familiar with both English and western tack and have a desire to learn from a successful trainer of 40 years. This is an opportunity to work at a beautiful facility, gain extensive experience in veterinary care, and learn a riding and training system that applies to all disciplines. Starting pay is commensurate with experience. Please email resume and references.
Email: Charni@charnilewis.com
URL:   www.charnilewis.com      


Looking for a riding school instructor to teach beginners though beginner jumping lessons. Must be a self starter, extremely good work ethic, team player, upbeat and great with young children. Dependable and honest is a must. Email or call for more info. Position is in Costa Mesa, CA. No housing available but you can bring your own horse. Riding opportunities possible depending on experience.
Phone: 949-683-5750
Email: PacificStarRidingClub@gmail.com     

New Working Student Position
Days: Fridays-Sundays
Duties: Hacking horses, giving grain, putting horses on the walker etc.
Hunter/Jumper Stables in San Marcos, CA
Email: royalhorsesstables@hotmail.com       

Looking for an experienced dressage groom in the Moorpark area.
Pay depending on experience, focusing on quality rather than quantity.
Must speak English well and have a reliable car. All general grooming duties, tack cleaning, turn outs etc.
Great opportunity at an amazing facility, friendly yet professional.
Please text 415-640-7604     

ISO: Experienced, patient English riding instructor who can teach beginners to cross rails for a busy lesson program. Located at The Paddock Riding Club (LA area) Pay will depend on experience. Looking to fill (4) days including Saturdays. Please call/text Julie @ 818-424-8186     

Ranch/personal Assistance needed Dressage ranch. Small studio apartment available for individual/work for rent, part or full time. Horse ok, Must have horse experience. Possible barn management position if you qualify or trained to assume position. Duties vary and depend on your abilities, many options, detail oriented, speak english well, mature, respectful. 619-813-4882  

Salaried position with private living, excellent instruction and terrific horses on small private sport horse breeding farm in N San Diego. Want talented experienced rider to groom, help with breeding/foaling, exercise, ride, drive, & show as increasingly capable while learning & applying owner's highly successful training system that produced dozens of champion riders, horses, and pro trainers over 35 year career. Mostly starting youngsters in classical dressage & carriage driving. Some western & trail but no jumping or gymkhana. Must be kind, passionate about excellent horsemanship, responsible, fit, hard worker, able to lift min 50#, and live on property.
Email: patricia_carlson40@yahoo.com

Barn management position Rancho Santa fe: Feed/stall maintenance horse facility, repair, supervising staff,communication with trainers and boarders. Must be legal, speak English fluently, valid drivers license, dressage experience, be reliable, detail oriented, have good management skills, good communication. Possible house management/gardening for spouse, living quarters avail. 619-813-4882   

Wanted immediately! Groom for 9 Horses. Task include feeding, grooming horses, washing horses, handling horses with Farrier and vets, tacking, cleaning tack, walking and turning out horses, blanketing, and giving medications. Live in is preferred but not required. Natural horsemanship experiences is a plus. If interested please contact Irwin at 818 422 2999 or email ipascul@hotmail.com Lancaster area    

Ranch Hand needed at horse boarding facility near Corona, CA. Must have experience feeding and taking care of horses. Housing provided at location.  http://heavenlyacresranch.com   Please call 951-277-7738 or email heavenlyacresranch@gmail.com    

Casting a commercial for national sports lifestyle brand. We are looking for a real life cowboy in the South OC area to film a short segment of him riding his horse. Ideally this would be someone who appears to be between the ages of 20-45 years old.

Filming 5th or 7th of December for a couple hours. Pay $1000

Email photos to: erica.henderson@me.com    


Dressage barn in San Marcos looking for part time grooming help. Must be available some Sundays, have previous grooming experience, be upbeat and detail oriented. Hourly pay depends on experience. If interested please contact with three references and passed grooming experience. Trianasdressage@gmail.com     

In search of part-time instructor for Riding School in Los Angeles, CA. Basic grooming/turnout/horse care and teaching beginner through beginner jumping level lessons. Would like someone self-motivated, reliable, communicative, with experience in horse care and teaching adults and children. Some riding available as part of the job, but not required. Please e-mail bcecacademy@gmail.com    


Employment Wanted

Employment available with Salisbury Farms


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Have worked with horses for over 30 years. Teaching, showjumping, polo and racing. Worked in Italy, Spain, Germany and U.S.A. Live in U.K
Seeking to work in racing, polo or livery. Accommodation would be good. Will email C.V to anyone interested.
Mark Paterson
Email: markp973@gmail.com         


Hard working team oriented equestrian looking to assist in training horses in Eventing. I started riding when I was 12 y/o and specialize in Off The Track Thoroughbreds. I have trained and self taught to excell in retraining and showing Thoroughbreds into sport horses. I have been riding since I was little to currently working for Harris Farms Horse Division. I will Be located in Alpine, CA Email: Medowens@gmail.com         

I have been riding for over 15 years with experience in English & Western disciplines. I have trained horses using natural horsemanship including BLM mustangs. I've been trusted to run ranches and tend to over 40 horses. I have experience with teaching horse lessons from beginner to intermediate. Better yet I can muck stalls with a smile & groom horses all day long! =)
Phone: 818 590 8553
Email: hayleegrahamwriting@gmail.com        

Name is Hillary, 24, Speak both English and Spanish, 7+ years experienced hunter/jumper horse groomer looking for a full time or part time position grooming horses anywhere near me in Hemet. Such as Temecula, Murrieta. Contact me for more information or questions (951) 550-9443.     

I'm looking for a ranch hand position and I believe I'd be a perfect fit for the position if it is still available . A little bit about myself ,I've been riding running small barns near my house and training horses for about 12 years now and I also teach riding lessons and horsemanship classes at my own boarding stable and I also rodeo. Email: Lewis.kemani@yahoo.com      

Equestrian seeking PART-TIME working student/ groom/ ranch hand opportunity. 15+ years of english riding under my belt, but for the past 3 years I haven't been able to spend much time in the saddle. While putting myself through school and working a 4:30 am job, I am willing to do whatever is needed to get back into the saddle. Email me: Amberelysebowers@gmail.com    

Ranch raised Colorado cowboy looking for work as a Horse Wrangler. Email: scottbtipton@gmail.com           

My name is Alexis and I'm 20, almost 21. I'm looking for a paid part time job preferably near or around Los Angeles. I prefer not to ride as it's been a long time since I've been in the saddle unless someone has the patience to teach me again. I've previously attended Meredith Manor and have previously worked at Friesians Of Majesty and understand how much work horses require.
Email: ANRichardson312@gmail.com        

Barn Management/Exercise Riding Position
My name is Gretta Solie. I have over 15 years of experience, and have worked for trainers throughout California and worked for a private family with their 6 horses in Conyers Farm, Connecticut. Very familiar with hunters and jumpers and have shown in both, starting green horses over fences, turn out, feeding, grooming, etc. Have references if needed.
Phone: 818 917 8137
Email: grettasolie@gmail.com        

Hello, my name is Emily. I am a professional rider and trainer with 20+ years experience in Eventing/Jumpers and Hunters.
I have extensive horse travel, barn management, sport horse care and show grooming experience as well. (Body clipping, braiding ect.)
I am looking for full or part-time equine work in the Los Angeles area.
Please contact me at: 323.707.2349
Thank you and happy holidays!

Experienced equestrian / groom seeking employment and / or housing in exchange for services. I have a background in Hunters/Jumpers/Equitation, along with teaching experience. Solid ground handling skills, strong rider, soft hand. Have groomed on the eventing circuit. Ideally I'm seeking a live / work situation in San Diego / OC. I have a 9 year old friendly mellow labrador retriever as well.
Phone: 949 322 5044
Email: joanna.morehead@gmail.com        

10+ yrs H/J riding experience
Full-time groom experience
Experience includes working in a riding school office; answering phones and emails, booking lessons, filing, and keeping records of lessons and payments received. I genuinely enjoy working with and around horses, which motivates me to perform to the best of my abilities. I work well under pressure and in fast-paced environments
Phone: 805-637-0325
Email: ytirregcc@gmail.com         

I am looking for a part-time working student position or part-time groom/ranch hand work. I have experience in Western and English but am looking to get into jumping. I have about a year experience so I am looking for more. You can coach me as a pretty clean slate! Please email me if you are interested: bmoke001@odu.edu         

Hello, my name is Darcie. I moved back into the canyon and I am currently looking for horse work. I have over 15 years experience with riding, training, grooming, and also Equine assisted Counseling. I am a hard worker and I have no problem doing the dirty jobs. If you or anyone you know needs help with their horses I'm your gal. Please text or call 949-426-1250 or email at darcieg813@icloud.com Trabuco Canyon area.       

I am a young willing trainer eager to get more experience and make a name for myself I have worked horses for everything from roping to trail riding looking to find a opportunity if there is anyone who will talk to me please email or call thank you Phone: 626 206 5667       

Hello - I'm an avid equestrian of some thirty years with many of those years spent using Natural horsemanship techniques in my training- colt starting - riding skills from the ground up, and barefoot trimming. Given a move and a business decision that I made a decade ago, I gave up my clientele. But currently I'm available. Please keep in mind, I prefer working with adults, and won't take a client under twelve years of age.
Phone: 8185237285
Email: booksbybovino63@gmail.com        

Hello! I'm a working professional in my mid 20s, looking for someone who needs help keeping their horse(s) trained and exercised. I basically grew up on a horse - mom put me in the saddle at 3 mo old. I have experience in dressage, jumping, eventing, and ranch riding. I competed in 4H and Pony Club and have trained and started multiple horses. Let's talk!

Hello! I'm looking for a part time position exercising, cleaning stalls, grooming, tacking, etc. I am willing to do nearly anything.I have been riding since I was 5 and I am now 13. I can work on weekdays after 3pm and weekends all day. Preferably a place within 20 minutes of Scripps Ranch. Thank you!
Phone: 724-434-8292
Email: Allybaz@hotmail.com         


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