Equestrian Program Director

Job Description

Spend a summer in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Make a positive difference in the lives of campers from around the globe by managing and directing the horseback riding program at a residential summer camp.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading, instructing, and managing instructors for daily English-style riding lessons and equestrian camp.
  • Maintaining and organizing barn area, tack room, pasture, and arenas.
  • Feeding, watering, and providing for the general health and well-being of a herd of 10-12 horses.

Qualifications:  We are looking for staff with a positive attitude, a spirit of adventure and a desire to impact each camper in a positive way.  Sincerity, enthusiasm, sound judgment, constructive communication and a good sense of humor are all qualities that we value in staff.  Additional qualifications for this position include:

  • Well developed time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Desire to work with and instruct youth aged 6-16, as well as to serve as a positive role model for youth.
  • Advanced experience instructing English riding lessons from beginner to intermediate.
  • Ability to get up early to feed, care for, and prep horses for riding each morning before breakfast.
  • Interest in working hard, learning new skills, and taking on new challenges.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, room, board, internet access and time off in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Working with a group of young people is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Both the campers and the staff who participate have endless opportunities to develop new skills, learn about themselves, and meet new people with a wide variety of talents. All this adds up to an incredible summer experience!

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June 7 - August 15, 2020


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