The Fencing Pony is an 11-acre horse facility with 11 paddocks, 4 stalls, a full size dressage arena, and 1 round pen. We are located in Felton, CA near the show grounds. What distinguishes us from other boarding facilities is the beautiful scenery, quiet atmosphere, and personal service. We are proud of our drama-free community, and are guided by principles of good horsemanship. We are close to Henry Cowell and Quail Hollow parks, with lots of horse friendly trails.
The barn manager is an integral element in taking care of the horses, the property, and represents our business.
Positive, friendly, respectful, and caring disposition.
Ability to communicate clearly, directly, and amicably with people, verbally and via email / phone / text.
Experience with horses and physical labor. Must be able to lift 50lbs multiple times per day.
Experience driving tractors / ATVs
Hardworking, self motivated, trustworthy, and takes initiative.
Willingness to learn and try new tasks.
Nuts and bolts:
Full time: Monday-Friday every week
No work on federal holidays and one week paid vacation time
Salary is dependent on experience
The barn manager can board up to 1 horse at the family/employee rate of $300/month.
Blanketing and turn outs
Supervision of mucking staff
Maintaining the property and landscape
Keeping the facilities neat, clean, and organized
Running errands and making orders, such as hay and equipment
Dealing with owners, prospective boarders and enforcing barn rules
Checking on horses and communicating any concerns to owners
If interested, please contact email@example.com with a resumé (including references).