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Willowview Hill Farm Employment Opportunities

 

Employment

Willowview Hill Farm is an equal opportunity employer.

In previous years Willowview Hill Farm has provided visa sponsorship to students from Europe to give an opportunity to share knowledge across continents.
These have been fully paid positions with housing provided.

Due to the increasing costs and difficulties of obtaining visas this program has been suspended indefinitely.

At this time we do not have openings for regular employment. However you may email us your resume and should a position become available in the future you will be contacted. All responses will be held in the strictest confidence and no present employers are ever contacted without your express consent. Please include your salary requirements. You may email them to Nicola@willowviewhillfarm.com. Please include the resume in the body of the email as opposed to an attachment.

 

Internships

Internship Position 2011 (Working Student)

Opportunity to work with two Grand Prix dressage trainers and to learn on schooled horses all aspects of dressage from basics through Haute Ecole. Additionally as a working hay farm and horse breeding facility Willowview Hill Farm will provide an education in all aspects of mare and foal care, breeding protocols, young horse training and hay making. The position will also provide teaching in business and event management ( clinics, exhibitions )and marketing/advertising, day to day barn management of supplies, tack care and safety and performance horse care.

Requirements: The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years proven experience working with young horses and confident riding skills with an independent seat. While not necessary a dressage background is preferred. Applicant must have completed at least two years study in equine sciences or related field. IT skills and writing skills a plus. As duties will require lifting ( hay, water buckets etc.), applicant should be fit to lift 50 lbs. Duties will also include stall mucking, handling and imprint work with young foals, barn and farm maintenance. We are looking for a highly motivated, keen individual with a cheerful 'can do' attitude who works well as part of a team but can also work diligently without direct supervision when required. Also required a clean driving license and three references. A full background check will be completed.

This is an unpaid internship with a possibility of becoming full time employment after three months. The position is full time, working 5/6 days a week which will include weekends.

To apply:

Please email us your resume to
training@willowviewhillfarm.com
( please include your unofficial GPA if currently in school) three references, if possible a photo or short video clip of you riding, and a short essay outlining your reason for interest in this position, individual strengths and ultimate goals.

You can also mail us your application to:-
Willowview Hill Farm
PO Box 22
Stamford NY 12167

Please note if you wish to have photos returned please include an SASE.

We welcome interest from colleges and universities.

 

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