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NORTH AMERICA:

Thoroughbred Horse Farm Lexington, KY is seeking

NIGHT SECURITY HELP
6 nights / week, Third shift

Essential:

• Have at least 2 years Thoroughbred horse experience

• Have a valid driver’s license in good standing

• Be able to provide references

• Pass background check

Excellent compensation for highly qualified individual

Please email resume / work experience to: ThoroughbredHelp@gmail.com or mail to:  P.O. Box 910299 Lexington, KY 40591

Listed: 2/23/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Consignor looking for

SALES COORDINATOR
located in Lexington, KY

Must have Sales/Auction Experience.

Must be a Self Starter and Leader.

Please email resume to: horsejoblex@yahoo.com

Listed: 2/17/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Nightwatch/ Foaling Person

New Central Kentucky Thoroughbred Operation, Sumaya Stud is seeking a full time Nightwatch  / Foaling Person.
  • Foaling experience is essential. 
  • Attentiveness, detail orientation, team spirit and good work ethic are necessary.
  • Only qualified individuals will be considered.
  • Competitive salary and benefits are offered.

Please send resume and references  to newfarmmanagerposition@gmail.com

Maintenance Foreman

New Central Kentucky Thoroughbred Operation, Sumaya Stud is seeking a qualified Maintenance Foreman.
This is a “hands on” position requiring a general knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance, grounds care, mowing, batwinging, chain harrowing, general pasture care, snow plowing, etc. The Foreman will report to the Farm Manager, work with relevant vendors and keep necessary records.
  • Team spirit and ability to manage a small number of employees are necessary.
  • Experience driving a horse van is advantageous.  
  • Competitive salary and benefits are provided.
  • A farm vehicle is provided for work use.
  • Housing is not available. 
Please send resume and references  to newfarmmanagerposition@gmail.com
Listed: 2/16/2017

NORTH AMERICA:

Stonestreet, a Premier Thoroughbred Horse Farm has immediate opening for

EXPERIENCED FOALING FOREMAN

General: Position dedicated to all aspects of foaling.

Reports to: Broodmare Manager and Broodmare Assistant Managers

A qualified candidate must:

• Have a minimum of 15 years of hands-on, successful foaling experience.

• Have excellent working knowledge of pre & post-foaling complications and health issues for mares and foals.

• Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

• Be legally eligible to work in the United States and possess a US driver’s license in good standing.

• Excellent verbal English/Spanish skills to be able to communicate clearly with all night staff.

Responsibilities of the position:

• Monitor close to term mares during shift for signs of impending foaling.

• Deliver all foals with utmost care for preserving health of mare and foal.

• Work with vets in delivering newborn foals.

• Post-foaling care and monitoring of mare and foal.

• Help with rounds of active foaling barns

• Restrain mares and foals for veterinarians

Routine responsibilities during shift could include:

• Pick stalls

• Hay, feed and water horses

• Apply bandages

• Administer medications

6 nights/wk – 12 hour shifts – Tuesday is night off.

Work history and professional references required.

Hourly rate based on experience.

Qualified, interested candidates should submit resume and salary requirements

to humanresources@stonestreetfarms.com, fax 859-259-9660, subject “Foaling Foreman.”

Listed: 2/10/17


NORTH AMERICA:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Founded in 2003, Blue Grass Farms Charities (BGFC) is a unique Central Kentucky 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those that work in the Thoroughbred racing industry.
Our programs focus on benevolence, referrals and partnerships, services and events for
workers and their families. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has
overall strategic and operational responsibility for BGFC, staff, programs, growth and successful
execution of our mission.

Education Requirements:
• Minimum B.A./ B.S. degree with at least three years of proven management, fundraising,
marketing and public relations experience in a nonprofit or business.

Performance Requirements:
• Build and ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, program evaluation, consistent quality of
finance and administration, fundraising, communications, marketing, and systems.
• Grow fundraising activities to support existing program operations and expansion.
• Proven success in developing, supporting and maintaining a strong Board of Directors.
Organizing special events and major gift fundraising.
• Self-starter and critical thinker, able to function with minimal direction from the Board and have
strong people and personal management skills.
• Familiarity in Thoroughbred industry and Spanish Language skills highly desirable.
• Flexibility in working hours as this position will be dealing with emergency situations with farm
employees after normal working hours on occasion.

Please submit a confidential cover letter, salary requirements and CV to bgfc04@gmail.com

Listed: 2/10/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Major Lexington Thoroughbred Horse Farm is seeking

FOALING PERSON/NIGHTWATCH
5 days/week
12 hours a day

Must have experience & references

Competitive pay & benefits

Please email resume to: nightwatchjob@yahoo.com

Listed: 2/1/17


NORTH AMERICA:

FOALING PERSON
Lexington, KY

Must Have Experience & References

6 Days/Week
12 Hours/Night

Please Call – 859.533.2186, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Listed: 2/1/17


NORTH AMERICA:

FULL-TIME BARN MANAGER/FOREMAN
Still Water Equestrian Farm located near Cincinnati is seeking a full-time, barn manager/foreman. Experience in equine management is preferred. Responsibilities to this key position include; but are not limited to:

 Must be neat, clean and dependable with a keen understanding of horses

 Hiring of barn/stable employees

 Training new employees

 Overseeing barn/stable staff including work schedule

 Developing feed & cleaning schedules

 Dispensing & applying prescribed medications and treatments

 Developing & enforcing exercise routines

 Available for emergency after-hours

 Arranging and overseeing vet visits, worming & shots

 Overseeing farrier scheduling & visits

 Ability to transport horses

 Great interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits Include:

 Competitive Pay – $40,000 – $50,000 depending on experience level

 Housing – Must be the right fit for the farm

If you have a deep passion for horses with ample experience please submit your resume to: stillwaterfarm6300@gmail.com.

Listed: 1/30/17


NORTH AMERICA:

FULL-TIME GROOM
Still Water Equestrian Farm located near Cincinnati is seeking a full-time groom. Two years of experience is preferred. Responsibilities to this key position include but are not limited to:

 Must be neat, clean and dependable with a keen understanding of horses

 Basic horse care, bathing, brushing, clipping

 Cleaning & maintaining of tack & equipment

 Basic exercise and ground work (i.e. lunging)

 Horse and equipment transportation

 Able to administer meds and treat injuries per instructions

 Horse show travel

Benefits Include:

 Competitive Pay – $30,000 – $40,000 depending on experience level

 Housing – Must be the right fit for the farm

If you have a deep passion for horses with ample experience please submit your resume to: stillwaterfarm6300@gmail.com.

Listed: 1/30/17


NORTH AMERICA:

 

 

THOROUGHBRED GROOMS
Godolphin Farms in Central Kentucky is hiring full-time experienced Grooms

  • 2+ years horse farm experience required
  • Care, protect and maintain the health of the finest quality horses
  • Day or Night shifts are available
  • $10.25/hour-Days   $11.00/hour-Nights    Overtime after 48 hours/week
  • Excellent Benefits! – The right candidate will receive 100% paid Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401k + Bonus
  • Background check, Drug test, E-Verify documents expected

If you have a passion for horses and desire to join a leading team, send your resume to:   us-hr@godolphin.com

Listed: 1/26/17


EUROPE/INTERNATIONAL:

 

 

Pre-training – Hamilton Hill, Newmarket

RIDER GROOMS

Godolphin is seeking to recruit good all-round horse people to join its dynamic team based at Hamilton Hill.

You will be required to work with young thoroughbred horses to the highest standards. Previous experience of breaking in yearlings is desirable, but not essential.

Applicants must be willing to adopt a flexible working pattern, have a genuine affinity with horses and be able to work in a team to the highest standards.

In return, we offer a very competitive salary and benefits package and a first-class working environment, with excellent opportunities to learn and develop new skills.

All candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

If you think you have what it takes, please apply in one the following ways:

  • Send your CV and a covering letter to, or request an application form from, UK-Recruitment@godolphin.com
  • Telephone 01638 730070 to make an informal enquiry
  • Send your CV or application form to HR Department, Godolphin, the Main Office, Dalham Hall Stud, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, CB8 9HE
  • Must be team player
  • Ability to manage staff

Listed: 1/26/17


At the TDN, we’re always looking for well-written, hard-working, dedicated people who love the industry to join our growing staff. Specific opportunities, when they exist, are listed here.

If you’d like to send us your resume and a cover letter, please email suefinley@thoroughbreddailynews.com and let us know why you’d be a perfect member of our team.