Santa Cruz County 

Horsemen's Association

Barn Manager Wanted

  • 02/05/2020 9:27 PM
    Message # 8729838

    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.

    Duties include:

    Feeding horses

    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 with a resumé (including references).

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