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Ashanti Farm Employment Opportunities

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Experienced Groom needed!

Duties include but are not limited to:

- Work starts at 7 AM with the feeding of all assigned horses in general and all horses on those days another groom has his/her day off, with giving Hay before the feed
- Turn out horses, give little hay and start getting horses ready for the trainer according to the posted riding schedule
- In between getting horses ready for the trainer, clean tack, saddles and bridles (the ones being used and the ones not in use)
- All horses must be groomed including hoof care on a daily basis Horses that need to remain in their stalls, or those not ridden their mane's and tails must be washed when itchy or dirty. Hand walk horses if requested by Vet, Trainer and/or owners
- All outside horses must be groomed twice/week in barn's grooming area, preferably Tuesday's and Friday's
- Bring in horses at 11:40 AM, no sooner
- Turn horses back out at 1:00 PM
- When our Grand Prix Stallion is turned out in his attached paddock, do tack or laundry, while keeping an eye on him.
- Keep up with Laundry
- Between 3:00 PM and 3:30 PM bring in horses, groom, pick hoofs
- Feeding time is at 5:00 PM
- Night-check is done between 9:30 PM and 10:00 PM on rotating schedule with your fellow grooms

We offer a salary of $400.00 /week; 50% of Health insurance - when joining our group insurance; Free fully furnished studio/apartment; Dish Network TV; basic phone service to make local calls and receive calls; 1.5 days off per week.

Work hours are from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM (includes a one hour lunch break). If there is an emergency (sick horse), it is expected that groom remains available.
On days, when night check is scheduled, groom cannot leave premises. In general, one groom always has to stay at home on the property in the evenings.
At least a one Year commitment is required. Live in position, Salary and 50% payment of health benefits. {no riding involved}!
Serious, qualified, hardworking and committed applicants only, please.  References required!

Please contact Ashanti Farm, Inc ® at: 540-832-0775 or at AshantiFS@aol.com , or send your resume to: Ashanti Farm Inc. 6737 Gordonsville Road, Gordonsville, Virginia 22942
or E-mail it to us.

Note: The Experienced Groom position is currently unavailable!

 

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