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Looking for Work? These Riders Have Positions Open

Written by on July 23, 2018

Looking for work?

This is the time of year when several riders are looking for grooms, working students, barn managers and more.


Caroline Martin Eventing

PC: Caroline Martin Eventing

Caroline Martin Eventing

Full Time Groom

Looking- Full time groom for the top U25 Eventing Barn in North America. You will be working with a group of dedicated individuals.

Come travel across the United States and Europe with a great string of international horses. Candidate needs to be knowledgable of all show care and hard worker. This is a great opportunity to be part of a professional business and be immersed in the Eventing community.

Duties will include all daily chores, grooming, tacking, bathing, driving, and clipping. This is a full time (6 days a week) live in position. Located in Springtown PA for 6 months and Ocala FL for 6 months.

For more info DM Caroline Martin Eventing or call 484-554-9995


Jan Byyny

PC Jan Byyny

Jan Byyny – Surefire Eventing

Working Student Position – Available Immediately

We are seeking a hard-working, self-motivated and positive individual to join our team. Learn all aspects of daily care of upper level event horses as well as what it takes to run a successful business. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and able to follow direction. Daily tasks will include riding, grooming, tacking/untacking, bathing, feeding, turnout and mucking, as well as various farm chores.

This is not a paid position – compensation includes lessons and coaching. Position is individually tailored to each working student’s situation. 6 month commitment required – 1 year commitment preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Housing and board available but not included.

This position may require a substantial amount of riding. Please send experience along with a video (if available) to:  or email



Buck Davidson

PC Buck Davidson

Buck Davidson – BDJ Eventing

Working Student & Full Time Groom

Want to be a part of our winning team? We are looking for a Working Student and a Full-time groom!
Working students need to be at least 18 years old and have a drivers license.1 year commitment. Riding opportunities are dependent on the level of experience and ability.

  • Duties include everything: stalls, turn out, cleaning tack, grooming, braiding, tacking/untacking, setting jumps, etc.
  • Learn the ins and outs of a top 4 star barn
  • Fast paced barn
  • Lots of shows
  • May bring a horse, please contact us for details

Please note this is hard work and only for the serious and motivated individual!
DM, email or call me or Andrea for details/interest:
BDJ Facebook
(352) 427-6820
(803) 323-7002


Clasing Equestrian

PC Clasing Equestrian

Clasing Equestrian

Working Student Position

Clasing Equestrian has an opening for a working student. Ideal candidates would be 18+, have their own car, own horse and be able to commit for a year. This is a busy competition barn with horses ranging from three year olds getting backed to Advanced level. Riding opportunities depending on your riding ability and opportunities to travel to top competitions depending on grooming ability. Candidates must have experience working with horses and be able to provide references. Our program is best suited to someone looking to meet a competitive goal with their own horse or someone considering a career in the horse industry. Benefits include board, lessons, coaching at events, shipping and a stipend for housing. We are happy to put you in touch with our current working students so you have a better idea of our program. Ideal start date by August 10. For more information email or call Kaitlin 540-454-6974


Matt Brown

PC Matt Brown

Matt Brown

Working Student Position

Matt Brown of East WestTraining Stables is looking for a working student to join the team. We’re in Chadds Ford, PA April-December and Aiken for January-March.
Hard work and dedication in trade for consistent daily (yes, seriously) lessons, board for your horse, housing for you and shipping to shows. A year commitment is ideal but would consider summer help or shorter term.
Needing help ASAP.
We treat our working students with respect and we have a positive working environment that values the horses and maintaining high standards.
We are committed to our goals of competing at the top of the sport, but if you work hard for us we are just as committed to your goals as we are to ours.
Please respond with your horse and work experience, reasons for wanting to be a working student, and references to



PC Windchase

Join the Windchase Team

Working Student

Phyllis Dawson (VA) is looking for a long-term working student at Windchase beginning in September 2018. Receive daily lessons, full board for your horse, experience riding multiple horses, housing, and shipping to competitions, a package with a value of over $3000 per month – in return for barn work and horse care. You will be part of a top quality Eventing stable, train with an Olympic rider, and learning how to run a successful business. Plenty of riding opportunities and daily instruction, and top class facilities. Check out our Web site: We are in the heart of the Area II Eventing community. Bring your horse, ride and compete – or if you don’t have a horse take lessons on ours. We are looking for dedicated students who can commit to at least six months. Contact Phyllis at Phyllis Dawson, Windchase, Purcellville, VA (540) 668-6024 – stable, (540) 668-6548 – home


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