Horseback Riding Instructor
Earthbound Country House is looking for an experienced Riding Instructor to join the team for our 2020 season. Earthbound has two OCA accredited farm camps, where horse and nature lovers can go to enjoy a comfortable and restorative equine experience.
We specialize in summer camp, outdoor education, recreational horseback riding lessons as well as retreats and private events.
Day-to-day you will be responsible for helping to deliver innovative programming and memorable farm experiences for guests and visitors of all ages. Most shifts you will be helping to care for the horses and other animals and welcoming visitors into the barn to share your knowledge and passion.
Candidates must enjoy working with children of all ages and have a high degree of empathy and patience. This position will suit someone who is very organized and who can multi-task.
A typical day will include:
- Cleaning the barn and caring for the animals
- Delivering riding lessons, Beginner to Advanced and Stable Management.
- Managing the care and workload of the horses and ponies
- Planning the daily Horsemanship program and overseeing implementation
The ideal candidate understands the importance of customer service, has demonstrated ability to build strong customer relationships and overall has a great attitude. Must be able to lift 25 pounds and have experience working with horses. Experience with tractors an asset.
Our farm is open daily and on weekends. Competitive wages and opportunity to join group benefits. Compensation based on experience. Accommodations may also be available.