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Reins of Change Equine Therapy Inc
North Port, FL
DescriptionA brand new therapeutic riding facility in the North Port area is looking for an intern to join its team this fall. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on professional horse care experience in a positive, upbeat environment. Duties will include regular husbandry (feeding, grooming, mucking stalls) as well as other chores related to the upkeep of the facility. You will also assist with client's therapeutic riding sessions. Depending on your riding experience, you may be asked to ride and exercise the horses to maintain their therapy skills.
RequirementsHours needed will be between 8AM and 5PM, 3-5 days per week. Candidates need to be responsible, self-motivated, and possess a strong work ethic. Prior experience handling horses is preferred. You must be able to work outdoors in Florida’s heat and humidity, and should be capable of lifting 50 lbs.
This is a non-profit organization and so this internship is unpaid. Compensation will be in the form of acquisition of professional experience and resume building.