Position:  Stable Assistant
Location:  McKean, PA
Job Id:  214
# of Openings:  1

Stable Assistant

Summary:  Part-time – Saturday and Sunday mornings and evenings.   Stable Assistant will assist in the care of the horses by feeding, turning out and bringing in and reporting any minor illness or injury to Stable Manager.  Also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of stables and overall barn areas. 

  • Feed and turnout of horses.  Waters animals and measures, mixes and apportions feed and feed supplements according to feeding instructions.
  • Inspect horses for signs of disease, illness, and injury and report any findings to Stable Manager.
  • Clean stalls and replenish bedding daily.
  • Refill all water buckets in the evenings and double check before leaving for the night.
  • Exercise animals as requested by owners.
  • Ensure all barn areas are swept and tidied daily.
  • Ensure stable guards are up before leaving premises and all doors closed.

Employment Standards:
  • Education – High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.).
  • Experience – 1+ years experience providing care to horses, including but not limited to feeding, handling, blanketing, etc.
**Note: Erie Management Group, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Erie Management Group, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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