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Employment Opportunities

Farm Manager

This is a management position and is best suited to a horse industry professional who takes a great deal of pride in their commitment to the success, health and well being of the horses in their care and the professional standards of the work environment that they are managing.  A farm manager must also possess superior mediation skills in order to encourage the staff and clients to work together as a happy team.  A minimum of ten years experience is required for this position.  Experience means working in a similar paid position.

Duties Include:

  • Working with Stable Hands, Grooms and Owners
  • Hiring & firing of barn/ stable employees
  • Training new employees
  • Overseeing barn/ stable staff
  • Scheduling competitions and submitting entries
  • Ensuring the horse is prepared to work with professional riders and/or trainers
  • Developing & enforcing feed & cleaning schedules
  • Ordering supplies & feed
  • Maintaining equipment, supply & feed inventory
  • Dispensing & applying prescribed medications and treatments
  • Developing & enforcing exercise routines
  • Available for emergency after-hours
  • Managing disposal of waste
  • Arranging and overseeing vet visits, worming & shots
  • Overseeing farrier scheduling & visits  

Stable Help/Show Groom 

BDF Equestrian often has opening for experienced horse industry professionals to join our team.  Experience is required.  If you are interested in learning on the job please review our Internship Program

Stable Help  - Duties include, and are not limited to, mucking stalls, sweeping, feeding, turning in/out, grooming, picking up paddocks, spreading manure, maintaining the neatness and cleanliness of the barn, aisles, tack rooms etc.  Attention to detail and safety consciousness are a must.

Show Groom -  Duties include grooming horses to a show standard, clipping, trimming, pulling manes and bathing.  Tacking up and being familiar with the required equipment for flatting, jumping and the show ring.  Experience with loading, travelling to horse shows, holding horses at the ring, setting jumps etc. is required.  Bandaging, booting and using therapy tools such as massagers, IR blankets and lasers are also part of the job.  The ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment with a variety of personalities is essential.  The care and mental well being of the horse is the priority.

These opportunities are available full time and part time and we always need extra people on staff during the Ontario show season from May to September.

Housing is available.  The salary is competitive.  

Please contact Martha at 416-898-2371 or email for an interview.  You will be expected to submit a CV and a letter of introduction to apply for a position here.