Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm is a non-profit organization that uses horses and riding instruction to help people with and without disabilities. This job opening is for a multi-faceted instructor to teach horsemanship and life lessons to people with and without disabilities, including grooming, tacking and care of animals, riding techniques appropriate to each rider’s abilities, and proper care and handling of horses on the ground.
Teaching will be conducted as private, semi-private, and group lessons, in half-hour and hour-long sessions, and will be scheduled by management, including space and horse assignments. We are looking for horsemanship-focused individuals who are willing to work with volunteers.
Requirements and qualifications
Applicant must have a current MA Riding Instructors license, or have the interest and ability to pursue a MA license. We are looking for instructors who would be interested in working with people of varied abilities. The job would best be suited for someone with a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor is compassionate and enthusiastic about the organization and its mission, and an open mind for new and innovative ways to use horses to help people.