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Seeking Ranch Job: (On Hold) Western Horse Rider, 10+ Years Equine Experience, Ranch Hand, Ranch Caretaker, Loper/Exercise, Young & Green Horse Trainer, Colt Starting, Barrel Horses #158372
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Posted by: agirlcalledB [see other ads by this poster]
City: Cave Creek [see other ads in this city]
State: Arizona [see other ads in this state]
Exp. Horse: 10+ Years
Room And Board: Depending on location
Phone#: 848-226-0741

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**Job search is on hold due to current football schedule, will re-open ad in 2023**

Hi, my name is Kyle. Im looking for a position that is mainly riding / exercising horses, but have a wealth of other skills to offer my new employer.


Ideally Monday to Friday, but flexible to help on weekends when were not at rodeos, or if there are pre-arranged events, shows, vacation cover &/or emergencies.


Open to full-time, part-time, or freelance contract assignments (higher rate for 1099 contract work to cover taxes)


Currently located in Scottsdale, Arizona & would not need accomodation for local opportunities


We can relocate anywhere in USA (& would love to!)


Min $17+ p/h (Im open to options & know that Ill make it worth your while.)


* Over a decade of experience and knowledge of caring for equines

* Western pleasure, exercising horses, loping, warm up/cool down, trail riding

* Training barrel horses, running barrel patterns (Grew up with champion barrel racer)

* Was certified racehorse groom

* Ride and train young horses, presenting and showing young horses for sales

* Tuning up sale horses, or out of work horses

* Green horses and colt starting (bull rider / can ride a few bucks)

* Ability to ride soft, get horses soft in the mouth

* Ability to lunge horses with / without equipment.

* Good knowledge of groundwork

* Grooming, bathing and getting horses ready for show

* Feeding horses, making feed for the next feeding, reloading buckets / hay carts etc.

* Turning horses out in pastures, bringing horses in from pastures, and helping move them to different pastures

* Putting horses on and off of walkers

* Putting fly masks on / removing

* Blanketing and unblanketing horses

* Assist the vet with the treatment of the horses

* Basic knowledge of veterinary care, helping treat and bandage equine injuries

* Assist farrier with trouble horses

* Experience in monitoring animal appearance/behavior and communicating any necessary information to superiors

* Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter


* Easily lift 80-100 lbs, stacking hay, loading trucks etc.

* Cleaning horse stalls, outside pens, turnout areas, walker & round-pens

* Keeping horse barn, crossties, pastures, water troughs, hay barn and surrounding areas clean

* Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens

* Operating weed eater and mower

* Sole care / care-taking & looking after personal homes/property

* Landscaping & general ranch upkeep

* Proficient with most hand tools & power tools: hydraulic micro pile drill, core drill sawzaw, Jack hammer, hammer drill, water levels, concrete mixer, concrete pump, push pier hydraulic ram.

* Mechanical aptitude, safely operate machinery, ATV

* Bobcat training with pilot control (Japanese & American controls), forklift training

* Skilled laborer: foundation repair, remodeling, demolition, masonry (grading, drainage, slab lifting, waterproofing, general landscaping, concrete repair & pouring, crack stitch repair)

* Driving fleet vehicles & trucks, travel to job sites, haul trailer,

* Experienced with firearms safe handling


* Experienced open bull rider

* Traveled the nation on rodeo circuit, used to long haul travel

* Bucking bull care, handling, trailering, loading chutes, general safety

* Feeding, watering etc.

If I dont know how to do it, Ill learn it. My goal is to develop my skills daily to become a master in horsemanship (which is a life-long endeavour).


* US citizen authorized to work in the U.S.

* Over 21 years of age

* Clear background check

* Reliable vehicle & insurable driving record

* Can drive manual trucks & trailer

* Non smoker, only occasional weekend drinks


* Great sense of humor, easy going

* No drama, ironclad marriage

* Dependable, reliable

* Hard worker

* I will show up every day!

* Several years as semi-pro football player, strong, fit and healthy, leadership skills & disciplined to stay on strict athletic training schedules


* Married, no children

* My wife is an Australian businesswoman & works 100% remote

* Whilst my wife is not looking for employment, she is also experienced with horses, equine photographer, graphic designer, & may be available for after hours/weekend PAID freelance work.

***DOG FRIENDLY*** We have a mostly inside dog (Catahoula / Heeler) who is part of our family. He stays inside with my wife during the day, so wouldnt interrupt my work. He is neutered, well trained & up to date on vaccines.


* If required to live-on site, wed need something suitable for myself, my Wife & our Dog.

* We have a fully self-contained 5th wheel (inc. washer/dryer) if FHU available in a rural/private location. Wed just need reliable internet & cell reception for my wifes business.

* If theres FHU available on a small acreage nearby, or local housing/ranch, wed be happy to rent independently for the right opportunity.


Even if I havent listed something, Id still love to chat. Please call, text or email at your convenience. (After hours is no problems, as I know everyone is busy during the day.)

Thank you for your time.

Kyle Doren


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