Assistant Head Wrangler
- General knowledge of horsemanship and care
- Knowledge of children with horses
- Desire to work with children outdoors
- CPR and First-aid certifications
- Ability to relate to one's peer group
- Ability to teach basic horsemanship
- Ability to set up barn, routine for feeding, etc.
- Ability to accept guidance and supervision
- Enthusiasm, patience, sense of humor and self-control
- High school senior or older
Head Wrangler / Equine Director / Executive Directors
Our goal is to provide youth with a summer camp experience that: promotes the discovery of one's own dignity and worth; develops empathetic, culturally competent campers who welcome and respect all individuals, regardless of what they look like, how they identify, where they come from, their socioeconomic status, their faith and who they love; stimulate a love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values and respect and inspire service and responsibility to foster exemplary school and community leaders.
To assist in running the horsemanship program in a safe, efficient manner.
- Proper feeding and care of horses
- Train wrangling staff and counseling staff in procedure and rules during staff orientation
- Follow and enforce safety regulations
- Follow all camping standards guidelines
- Teach basic horse skills to campers
- Assist in maintaining records of horse care, shots, shoes, feed, etc...
- Check equipment, horses daily for safety and in good condition
- Check barn area daily for safety
- Caring for horses on their time off - pasturing, feeding, running across
- Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
- These are not the only duties to be assigned. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required
- Physical ability to ride a horse
- Physical ability to lift 50 lb. bag of grain, bale of hay
- Ability to handle tack and saddle horses
- Ability to supervise small children on horses
- Ability to react, act quickly in case of emergency