Summer Employment Opportunity With the Harness Horse Youth Foundation

Do you love working with horses? Do you love teaching children about horses and horsemanship? Can you drive a truck and horse trailer? Then the Harness Horse Youth Foundation is looking for you! The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is looking for a Summer Programs Supervisor for June 1-August 15.  We are seeking a Summer Programs Supervisor to coordinate our horsemanship camps and outreach events, while supervising care of the Foundation’s stable of Trottingbred horses.  Desired qualifications for the Summer Programs Supervisor 1) Must practice safe horsemanship and have knowledge of racing industry; 2) Must enjoy being with and sharing love of harness racing with young people; 3) must have experience in transporting horses.

HHYF is also looking for a Summer Programs Intern/Assistant -Seeking dedicated individual to serve as assistant in camp program. Must have love of horses (experience with Standardbreds preferred) as well as love of kids. Should be willing to work hard and be team player.  Application deadline is March 1. For more information please visit:
http://www.hhyf.org/employment-opportunities

Fair Hill International Internship

Fair Hill International (FHI) has been hosting horse trials since 1998, with a range of events from unrecognized Introductory level trials to CCI** and CCI*** three day events that qualify competitors for the Olympics.  Three Starter Trials and three Recognized Horse Trials are offered every year attracting riders and horses from all over the world.

The Fair Hill International Internship offers aspiring equine professionals hands-on experience in the behind-the-scenes details in organizing and running horse trails at the local and international level, as well as the opportunity to work alongside top equestrian event organizers and competitors.

Spring Intern Job Description:  Responsibilities could include:

Working on CIC3* event April 14-16
-Program ad sales
-Competition set up (all phases: dressage, cross country, and show jumping)
-Marketing/Social Media/Press
-Hospitality Party Organization (selecting caterer, designing invitations, developing budget, creating theme
-Working with FEI vet
-Volunteer management (release forms, data collection for use in future contacts, assignments, hospitality for volunteers

Location:  Fair Hill International is based in Fair Hill, Maryland, located less than 10 miles from Newark.

Candidate Qualifications: Candidates are NOT required to have eventing experience
Enthusiasm for the equine industry
Interest in learning about the competitive world of eventing
Ability to manage time, and work independently or in a team
Good communication skills
Willingness to work in all weather conditions

Schedule:  For each credit, students are expected to complete 40 hours of internship work. Hours will depend on specific duties and events, and will be arranged in collaboration with the internship supervisor.

Compensation:   Students will receive a stipend of $500 for each credit (40 total hours/ semester)

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of at least two references (as one .pdf file) to Dr Biddle:  asbiddle@udel.edu

Deadlines: Spring Internship:  January 30, 2017

Kentucky Equine Management Internship

Kentucky Equine Management

The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is accepting applications for the Fall 2016 program!

Applications for the program and more information can be found on our website: www.kemi.org
Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2016.
Fall 2016 Course takes place July-December, 2016.
If you have any questions, please email: info@kemi.org