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Join our Team

Serving others is what drives our mission. Our center is committed to promoting health and enriching lives through love, joy and holistic healing. If you share these values and are looking for meaningful responsibilities that effect healing and health, apply to join our team!

Position Details


7:30am - 12pm

2-5 days/week

*may include additional hours or days

Work Location




- Must be able to lift 60lbs

- Must have reliable transportation

- Must be able to work in all weather conditions

- Horse and or farm experience is highly preferred

- Must have strong communication skills and conduct oneself professionally 

- Must have credible references

Hiring Insights


Caretaker position includes barn, paddock, pasture, and grounds maintenance, and feed/turnout of six horses. Applicants must be a reliable, self-sufficient hard worker, able to lift 60lbs, work independently, and work in all weather conditions. Applicants are proactive and willing to meet high standards for top-notch care of our animals and site. Duties include heavy lifting, executing daily task chart, and strong communication skills with equine management. Receive on-the-job training and support from professional equine management team.

Primary Duties
  • Upkeep facility or used areas (cleanliness, safety, and professional quality) including stabling, tools, equipment, lawn/pastures etc.

  • Shared responsibility (team approach with autonomous activity) in daily caretaking of AM and or PM chores/turnout/in to support equine health and performance goals and requirements

  • Muck stalls, maintain cleanliness, ensure daily supplies are met

  • Appropriate/Timely communication with supervisor/s

  • Maintain professional demeanor and support Ride On St. Louis's vision, mission and values

Specific Duties

  • Feed/prepare hay and grain AM and or PM and communicate with equine management on care of equines

  • Muck stalls, turnouts, and pastures, ensure access to clean water sources, and turnout horses

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization including raking, sweeping, hosing, and cleaning barn, turnouts, and grounds, as well as tools, EV, truck, trailer, tools and equipment

  • Ensure daily supplies are met and prepared, and assist with or complete hay or grain delivery 

  • General maintenance tasks: changing lights, emptying trash, laundry, tack and equipment repair, fence check, etc.

  • Execute seasonal chores such as: rodent/pest control, raking, sticks/limbs, spraying/weeding, seeding, mowing, cleaning fans, removing cobwebs, heated water buckets

  • Maintain pleasant and professional attitude with visitors, donors, volunteers, clients and staff

  • Support the overall good of the program and fundraising events, supply information for grants and other promotions as requested

  • Attend staff meetings and program operations as needed

Caretaker Application
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