Horseback Riding Director
Our program emphasizes the non-competitive aspects of English horsemanship, focusing on non-abusive riding, effective communication with the horse, skill development, and using horses to enhance a child’s
Responsibilities: Implement program goals, organize riding schedule and lesson plans, lead a staff of 7-8, assist in the development of staff, overall organization of the program. The riding director will work very closely with the barn manager in the care of 20+ horses. Other duties include instruction of riding to campers 7 to 16 years of age. Beginning instruction starts in one of our three rings and progresses to some jumping and trail riding throughout our 1,000 acre facility.
Qualifications: At least 21 years of age. Possess skills and confidence in the leading and organization of English horsemanship. We prefer leadership experience in an English riding program and prior teaching experience, or other work with children.
Benefits: From $350 – $550 per week for the nine-week season and one week of orientation, depending on experience and qualifications. Includes room, board, and free laundry facilities; staff lounge and wireless internet available; extensive professional discounts; an incredible location with over 1000 acres of wilderness; adjacent to Dupont State Forest, and a 15 minute drive to Pisgah National Forest.
Dates: May 24 – August 6, 2022
- Complete our online application: How to Apply for a Position
- Email Woody Noland at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call (828) 885-2153 – Please ask for Woody Noland or Elizabeth Gentle. We are excited to hear from you!