Equestrian Trainer

Reports to: Director of Riding/Head Trainer
Status: Full time
Job Summary:
Supports the Head Trainer/Director of Riding in managing, planning, administration and supervision of
the equestrian programs for the School. Teach elements of horsemanship and horseback riding to
students. Schools/rides horses in order to exercise them for training purposes.
Equestrian Trainer
Scope of Responsibilities
Lesson and Riding Program:
– Manage the lesson schedule and teach daily lessons as per the schedule, plus additional extra
lessons for students.
– Responsible to help organize and maintain a schedule for the show horses and their training
schedule
– Support the planning and maintaining of a horse show schedule, both on and off campus
– Take students to one-day local shows, as well as multi day “A” shows
– Assist in the coordination of all necessary details for travel and participation for students and
horses at shows.
– Support design of Ground School curriculum
– Oversee all Barn operations in the absence of the barn manager.
– Assist in communication to parents
-Assist with The Ethel; Walker School Summer Riding Experience (EWS SRE)

-Assist with EWS IEA
– Responsible for assisting with evaluation, design and implementation of all systems, policies,
protocols within riding department (i.e. safety, billing, communications etc.)
– Supervise plan of care and training for class horses
– Other duties as assigned
Other:
1. Promote a student-centered approach to work priorities and encourage student
involvement in barn operations.
2. Support an environment devoted to education and ethics.
3. Exhibit a commitment to excellence in all work as evidenced by high standards of
cleanliness, service, workmanship and compassion for the horses.
4. Exhibit a commitment to honor as evidenced by honesty and integrity.
5. Exhibit a commitment to community through the caring and respectful treatment of all
members, through collaboration, and putting the interests of the group ahead of individual
interest.
6. Exhibit a commitment to diversity as evidenced by the respectful treatment of all
members of the community without regard to race, color, gender, sex, religion, sexual orientation
and national or ethnic origin.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The Ethel Walker School is an Equal Opportunity
Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, contact list of three (3) professional references in one (1)
document to [email protected].
For information on The Ethel Walker School please visit our website at www.ethelwalker.org

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Job Details

  • Simsbury, Connecticut
  • 2-5 Years Experience
  • Full-Time
  • Date Posted: July 5, 2024
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