Stable Hand

We are currently looking for the position of Part time Stable hand. The successful candidate must be available Week day mornings (7am-12pm) and some weekends (7am-12pm). (Day’s to be determined upon acceptance of the position). The applicant should have his/her own reliable transportation.

Below is a description of the type of employee we are looking for:

The stable hand would answer to the facility owners/barn manager and is responsible for daily running of the facility, feeding, cleaning & administering of medication and general maintenance.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

1. Daily cleaning of stalls (with efficiency and at a reasonable pace)
2. Adhering to feeding, supplement schedules
3. Keeping stable/office area tidy, sweeping raking and watering.
4. Monitoring horses for health and soundness
5. Assist students with horses

This is a position which benefits from a working knowledge of horses, general maintenance skills and solid communication skills. We rely heavily on each employee and everyone shares responsibility for the animals.

A firm belief in teamwork, physical strength and the ability to stay calm under pressure are all key ingredients.

A formal course or training directed in Equines is a benefit.

Wage: this position offers minimum wage to start.
Please email your resume to: employment@westwindstables.ca and indicate the position you are applying for.

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