Denver Equestrians LLC is a classical horseback riding school founded in 2008. Our students are of varying ages, abilities and riding goals. We are always looking for enthusiastic team players who are safety-oriented, courteous and professional, with a flexible attitude and willingness to help students and peers. Benefits include paid vacation, working with amazing horses and our fun, friendly staff. Scroll down for available opportunities within our company.
We are seeking a highly experienced Hunter/Jumper and also a Western Riding Instructor to join our team. Our new team member must meet the needs of students with a wide variety of riding goals, from first-time child riders, lead line lessons, cross rails and verticals up to 2', recreational riders, adult amateurs, up to more advanced competitive riders and horse owners.
We are open 7 days a week, and candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends, and travel to shows. Qualified instructors should have a minimum of 3 years of teaching and training experience, competition experience, and a sound knowledge of horse care. Instructors who have completed college degree programs or certification programs (such as those offered by the British Horse Society, USHJA, USDF, ARIA, CHA, etc.) are especially urged to apply. We realize that candidates can be talented instructors without certified training, so please apply if you meet our experience qualifications.
We insist upon professionalism, punctuality, personal dedication to educating riders at all levels, and commitment to self improvement. Applicant must be willing to work in a team-first environment. We are looking for team members who are serious about pursing a successful career with our growing company. This part-time position has the potential for growth into a full-time position for the right fit.
Horse Care and Facility Maintenance
The scope of this position includes all the daily running of the barn and exemplary care of the horses, and seeing to the care and maintenance of the facility. This is a full-time position. Applicant must have previous experience with horses, be able to take direction well, and work as part of a team. Job requires grounds maintenance, cleaning stalls, feeding hay, operation of machinery, including driving a tractor. Applicant will be required to ensure daily barn chores are completed in a timely manner: turnout, feed, clean stalls, ensure proper opening and/or closing tasks are completed and assist with facility projects (fencing, repairs, etc). This is a physical position and applicant must be able to lift 70 pounds. We are currently looking for both a temporary summer position and also a full time year round position.
Working Student - Volunteer
Candidates must have basic riding and horse handling skills, and experience with general barn housekeeping. Experience with turnout, tacking in English and Western, grooming/bathing, trimming/pulling, clipping a plus. Must be a responsible, trustworthy and work independently with great time management skills. Must take direction well, have people skills, assist trainers and clients, a caring personality and a soft hand with the horses. Work shifts required: Weekends, weekday mornings and evenings. Applicants will be compensated with riding lessons. To apply, please send us an email along with your resume and cover letter.
We are looking for a full-time receptionist who is available weekdays, evenings and weekends, and can provide outstanding communication skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in verbal and written communications a must. Applicant must also provide friendly, patient client satisfaction and care, the ability to organize and prioritize tasks and information, the ability to work independently with a high level of efficiency and accuracy in completing office tasks. Technological proficiency a must.
Receptionist duties include answering phones and emails, documenting and returning voicemail, checking clients in, scheduling lessons, proofing and understanding the schedule. Complete daily checklist of office duties, accurately obtain and maintain client paperwork, sales duties such as explaining lesson programs accurately and recommending appropriate training options to clients and new clients. Help with client concerns. Give facility tours to potential new clients. Input data into scheduling system, spreadsheets, rosters, etc. Oversee and maintain cleanliness of office area and monitor bathrooms, upstairs areas, client lounge, and staff lounge and complete other duties and projects as requested.
How to Apply
To apply for available positions, please send us a resume and a cover letter via email detailing education and experience in horsemanship and riding. References required, and will be checked. Applicants must be 18yrs or older. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Please do not apply if you do not have any previous experience with horses. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, and a list of professional references, which will be checked.