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Horsemanship Instructor

Horsemanship Instructor

Company: Frontier Trails Camp
Contact Person: Marie Tubby
Location/Address:
10545, Hwy 60
Eganville, Ontario , K0J 1T0
Phone: 6136252416

Position Description

Riding Instructor Frontier Trails Camp

Position Title:                Riding Instructor (Seasonal/Full Time)

Position Purpose:          Riding Instructors are responsible for the general care of                  Frontier Trails Camp horse’s and must be enthusiastic and run a safe and effective riding program for campers ages 6-16.

Position Relationship:   Program director, Camp Directors

Principle Accountabilities: Tack care, grooming, as well as administering medications & the ability to detect illness and injury in horses is important.

Notice when grain or hay  is running out and inform the program Director.
Safety must be the most important issue when teaching, leading a trail ride, or doing any activity with the horses.
Prepare, Care for and Maintain horses
Plan & Carry out the horsemanship program in a safe and fun manner including overnight trail campout & swimming with horses.
Lead Trail rides for campers, as well as visitors and customers of the camp.
Ensure that the Tack room, barnyard area and corral are clean and tidy at all times.
Attend Camp Staff Meetings
May be required to break and train some horses in preparation for being ridden
Maintain accurate records of the campers’ daily achievements. Complete Activity  awards each camper and Friday night awards as appropriate
Rake corral &  all trails after Trail Rides

Pre-requisites:                     Police Check

                                                      First Aid & CPR an asset, Horse first aid an asset

Candidate must be able to work as part of a team in a demanding job. He/she must be organized, prompt, and willing work Saturday to 2 pm weekends and Sundays off  during camp season and long hours during the summer.
Communicate clearly, and work safely
-    Belief in and support the mission of Frontier Trails Camp(required)
Experience working with horses required, prefer teaching experience in English or Western riding
Must enjoy working with and around children ages 6-16

Contact: Marie Tubby, Camp Director                                                                                         Ph: 1-613-625-2416                                                                                                                    Fx: 1-613-625-2416                                                                                                                     Email: frontiertrails@on.aibn.com                     www.frontiertrailscamp.com

 

 

Posted: January 22, 2018 | Expires: June 17, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4850 ]