HorseFeathers Equine Facility is seeking an intern to assist in the daily activities necessary to keep our farm running smoothly and effectively. We are seeking a reliable, energetic intern who is a self-starter, reliable and has a great work ethic. This intern needs to be able to problem-solve and identify tasks that need tending to without being directed. Applicant must be 18yrs or older and have reliable transportation. Prior horse knowledge is preferred but also willing to train the right applicant. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking to expand his or her equestrian portfolio. HorseFeathers is a full care boarding, training, and lesson facility that works with any breed but focuses on the Morgan horse. Morgan Safenet is a breed rescue that works out of this facility. Our website is horsefeathersequine.com and morgansafenet.com

Intern Requirements and Qualifications

  •  Prefer previous horse care and riding experience
  • Prefer intern to be in an equestrian program or pursuing entrance into an equestrian educational program
  • Reliable transportation required


Key Responsibilities*

  •  Daily feeding
  •  Mucking stalls
  • Turning horses out and bringing horses in
  • Daily grooming
  • Tacking up lesson horses
  • Assisting instructors in the ring and on the ground
  • Home care while traveling away
  • Assisting with training
  • Bathing horses
  • Cleaning tack
  • Assistance at horse shows
  • General barn cleaning and maintenance
  • Assisting with rehabbing and re-training of rescues
  • Assisting at special events
  • Assisting with camps

*Responsibilities may change depending on abilities and interests of intern

HorseFeathers Equine Facility Offerings:
Even though this internship is unpaid, HorseFeathers does offer benefits to the intern including:

  • Provision of any paperwork necessary to count internship for class credit
  • Weekly riding lessons
  • Use of tack
  • Experience training and rehab

Applicants can submit resume and/or letter of interest to colleen@horsefeathersequine.com