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Equine Ranch Hand/Stall Cleaner

Pomponio Ranch

San Gregorio, California

Job Type Full Time

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning horse stalls, outside pens, turnout areas, walker and round-pen
  • Feeding horses 
  • Making feed for the next feeding, including reloading buckets and hay cart
  • Cleaning trays and reseeding Fodder machine
  • Ensuring the horse barn, crossties, pastures, water troughs, hay barn and surrounding areas are clean
  • Operating weed eater and mower
  • Turning horses out in pastures, bringing horses in from pastures, and helping move them to different pastures
  • Helping treat and bandage equine injuries
  • Putting horses on and taking them off of the walker
  • Putting fly masks on and removing them from horses
  • Assisting with therapy treatments for horses
  • Blanketing and unblanketing horses
  • Irrigating horse pastures and moving irrigation pipes for crops
  • Help ensure the sheep area is clean
  • Miscellaneous ranch work

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience and knowledge of caring for equines is preferred
  • Knowledge of safe work practices around horses and other livestock
  • Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors
  • Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older, and drug-free
  • Clear background check
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter

Physical requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
  • Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
  • Ability to lift 80-100 lbs.
  • Safely operate ATV /UTV
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
  • Ability to adapt to changes throughout the day
HOW TO APPLY

Please send an email to hr@pomponioranch.com and include your resume and any other relevant information on your experience and background.

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Category Horse