Employment / Volunteer

Juckas Stables is a horse farm situated on 115 acres in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Juckas Stables provides tourists and locals unique activities with horses since 1965. The Juckas Stables business model centers around horseback rides tailored to the novice or seasoned rider.  Juckas Stables also offers summer camps, lessons and occasional specialty rides.

Juckas Stables is seeking an individual or couple to serve as part-time Barn Manager. Our business has been established for over 50 years and has been primarily trail rides on our 115 acre farm located in the Hudson Valley, 1.5 hours north of NYC.

Seeking Wrangler:

Wrangler Qualifications:

– Possess the ability to learn quickly
– Computer Savvy
– Be comfortable around horses
– People and Detail oriented
– Exhibit positivite, can-do attitude with the ability to multi-task and take directions
– Must be able to interact well with the public, be a quick learner and take initiative
– Must be able to learn and memorize information given about operations.
– Safety-minded and caring professional
– Take direction regarding all aspects of farm operations
– Understand horse behavior
– Able to lift 60 pounds
– Helpful disposition
– 2+ Years working with horses
Must have the ability to work a non-traditional schedule – MUST HAVE WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAY AVAILABILITY, AS WELL AS ABLE TO WORK WITH LAST MINUTE NOTICE
Duties:
– Work with owner as needed to manage rides, lessons, and work schedule for wranglers, as well as vet and Ferrier visits as requested by owner.
– Open/Feed/Tack and Close/Untack as needed
– Maintain animal health and keep record of care.
– Take out rides, give lessons, prepare for specialty rides
– Take direction regarding all aspects of farm operations
– Answering phone
– Interfacing with Customers with finesse to encourage 5 star reviews
– Ability to learn online scheduling
– Social Media Promotions
– Ordering supplies when asked by owner
– Giving lessons as needed
Compensation:
Based on Experience plus Tips
Interested  applicants please send cover letter and resume to [email protected] and cc [email protected]
Seeking Experienced Manager  – Send cover letter and Resume to [email protected] and cc [email protected]

Include your horse and management experience