Stable Assistant I
Biltmore - Asheville, NC

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Stable Assistants provide for the general care and daily feeding for estate-owned and boarder-owned horses. Duties include the cleaning of stalls, water tubs, aisles and other areas in the barns; turning out horses to pasture and bringing them into the barn; and haying and providing water to all paddocks and stalls. Stable Assistants often assist boarders, furriers and veterinarians in catching and holding horses for treatment and/or grooming. The Stable Assistant will also help with customer relations and guest services by answering questions, assisting boarders and greeting visitors.
· A high school diploma (or GED).
· A minimum of one year of previous experience with horses or working on farms.
· Knowledge of natural horsemanship techniques preferred. Candidates need to demonstrate initiative and self-motivation, and should have strong guest relation skills.
· Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds daily and 75 pounds occasionally with assistance.
  • Applicants must have or be able to obtain a valid NC driver’s license and be able to operate standard transmission vehicles.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age.