Equestrian Coach

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 5, 2017

Organization: Lander University

City: Greenwood

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Wages/Salary: Depends on Qualifications


A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in managing and caring for horses, teaching experience to include riding instruction, and competitive Intercollegiate Horse Show Association experience. Current member in good standings with United States Equestrian Federation and United States Hunter Jumper Association. Master's degree is preferred. Therapeutic Riding Certification a plus. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history. Proficiency in teaching Western and Hunt Seat Equitation on the flat and over fences to beginners through advanced level riders. Ability to train and reschool horses used for this discipline under saddle. Ability to perform physical tasks associated with equine activity. Ability to operate vehicles, equipment and machinery associated with equine operations including truck, trailer, tractor, loader, etc. Ability to coach a team with high regard for and strong commitment to academic achievement, development of strong personal character and sportsmanship. Good personal computer skills including Microsoft Office and Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Program.

Job Description:

The Lander University Equestrian Coach, under the direction and supervision of the Equestrian Center Barn Manager, is responsible for all aspects of coaching the Equestrian Team including recruiting, fitness training, riding lessons, supervision and coaching at shows, and regular meetings with the Equestrian Team. This includes Hunt Seat and Western teams. The coach assists with the acquisition and maintenance of horses for the Equestrian Team and Therapeutic Riding Program.

Varied to include evenings, weekends and some overnight travel.
Application Process:
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