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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: 613-762-9087

Position Description

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
Posted: January 22, 2018 | Renewed: January 16, 2019 | Expires: June 15, 2019
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4850 ]