Equine Program Barn Assistant

Eagle Ranch is now hiring an Equine Program Barn Assistant

REPORTS TO: Equine Program Manager

EMPLOYMENT CLASS: Part Time (20 hrs/week); Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: 3-4 days/week; at least one weekend day  


  • To assist Equine Program Manager in managing and maintaining horses, equipment, and equine facilities
  • To care for horses during Equine Program Manager breaks
  • To assist in horseback riding lessons, summer camp, and group development sessions with students


  • Assists in the maintenance of barn, arena, pastures, and equipment
  • According to schedule provided by Equine Program Manager, provides daily horse care including but not limited to: feeding, watering, administering medications, grooming/bathing, basic first aid, and veterinary care.  
  • Runs errands as necessary to pick up hay, grain, shavings, replace equipment, etc.
  • Helps prep facilities and horses for therapy sessions or group development activities


  • Mature Christian, actively involved in local church and committed to their spiritual walk
  • Experience providing care to horses and/or livestock
  • Able to predict horse behavior and has a knowledge of horse and handler safety
  • Understand show to correctly care for a herd of horses and maintain high health standards
  • Able to work independently without alway shaving detailed instructions
  • Strong internal work-ethic, as well as good personal character and integrity
  • Ability to follow direction and take feedback, as well as think creatively and quickly


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with tractors/farm equipment
  •  Valid driver’s license

TO APPLY: To apply, candidates should email their resume and cover letter to the attention of Kate Baxter, Equine Program Manager, at katebaxter@eagleranch.org and wait to be contacted.