Equestrian Intern

Job description

To assist in the care of the equestrian facilities and of the horses. To assist with instructing riding for the Equestrian Center.

Observing the principles of riding and making safety a priority. To assist with facility coverage and supervision of special events as needed.

Duties/Physical Demands:
Required to perform duties with limited supervision
Conducts daily safety assessments of the animals, facilities, and equipment, and recommend appropriate action.
Assist grooms and student workers to facilitate day-to-day care of the horses and facility maintenance.
Instruct KNH Classes and keep records for final grade submission
Prepare all necessary paperwork to be turned into Director and KNH Department
Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of all tack and equipment
Assist in the clipping, mane pulling, and other show-grooming and maintenance
Maintain order and appearance of all Equestrian Center equipment
Remain current and knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the Equestrian Center and Recreational Sports Center.
Implement policies and procedures for the equestrian program with emphasis on current risk management.
Assist in the training and preparation of horses for lessons
Keep up-to-date medication and supplement list as instructed by Director
Responsible for minor medical treatment and continued special care for specific horses as needed
Maintain barn cleanliness
Teaching summer camp lessons and interactive tour demonstrations
Assist Directors with all paperwork and filing
File work lists/ horse lists weekly
Organize and archive outdated facility documents; maintain archives of all important documents (including but not limited to invoices, team rosters, vet, work lists, horse lists)
Assist Directors with various projects as needed, including but not limited to correspondence
Give tours (interactive and prospective students)
Assist in the supervision of events
Assist with teaching, record keeping and possible travel for competitive collegiate equestrian athletes.
Assist in facility maintenance to include arena maintenance and vehicle upkeep
Completes other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
Previous participation in equestrian sports
Strong communication and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:
College degree in related field.
CPR and First Aid Certification
Previous training and instructional experience in equestrian sports.

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Posted: 2/25/2019
Application Due: 4/26/2019
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