Position: Horse Caretaker Stable Worker


Start Date: TBD


Potential Hours (depending on availability)


Full Time: 5+ days a week, 8+ hours/day, 40+ hours/week, 8:00am - 5:00pm daily


Part Time - Full Days: 2-4 days a week, 8+ hours/day, 20+ hours/week, 8:00am - 5:00pm daily


Part Time - Half Days: 5 days a week, 4-5 hours/day, 20+ hours/week, 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm




Relaxed work environment with wonderful boarders and opportunities to ride and gain experience on a showing and breeding farm with mares, foals, young horses, senior horses, and all the way up to Grand Prix level horses. Responsibilities include handling, turn in/out, feeding, stall cleaning, bedding, sweeping, blanketing, basic care, injury assessment and treatments. Opportunity to train young horses and ride as well. Previous horse experience and a reliable vehicle is a requirement. Some heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs required (hay and feed bags).




***This position is for a full day of physical activity***


- Morning, afternoon (if required) and evening feed (hay and grain for inside and outside horses)

- Turn out/turn in

- Boots, bandaging, blanketing, fly mask and fly spray administration as needed

- Stall cleaning and bedding (up to 19 stalls)

- Care for outdoor boarded horses (up to 3 small groups)

- Sweeping

- Watering and cleaning of water and feed buckets, and outdoor waterers

- Arena and wash stall maintenance (raking and regular cleaning)

- Distributing hay outside in the winter months

- Assisting veterinarians, farriers and other equine care practitioners as needed

- Ground work with young horses (weanlings, yearlings, stud colts) and broodmares

- Some heavy lifting will be required (approx. 50 lbs hay bales and feed bags)


What we have to offer

- Up to $15.00 per hour depending on experience

- Extra work bonuses

- CPP/EI contributions

- Extra holiday pay, seasonally-based pay scale (more time paid over winter months)

- Fun, relaxed, flexible and respectful environment

- Heated facilities including lounge and washroom

- Tunes while you work

- Free WIFI

- Facebook Group Page for easy communication with clients

- Easy-pick, dust-free bedding

- Beautiful breezes through the barn on those hot summer days, insulated in the winter to shield the cold

- Use of a utility vehicle for stall cleaning

- Hay nets outside during the winter, waterers in the paddock for time optimization and streamlining

- Ergonomic tools

- Clients and owners always willing to lend a hand



- Reliable!

- Self-motivated

- Physically-fit 

- Solution-oriented

- Organized

- Outstanding communication skills with emphasis on providing a high level of professional customer service

- Previous equine experience required

- Experience with injuries and emergency conditions an asset

- Prefer someone with past experience in a similar role

- Own transportation required

- References will be checked


If you are interested, please apply here.  We thank all applicants for your interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


**Please No Phone Calls At This Time, Thank You!**



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