Working Student

Availability:

Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (3:00 6:00)

Additional days offered as program grows

 

Requirements:

Minimum 15 years old

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Reliable transportation

Riding experience:

Minimum advance beginner rider

Walk-Trot-Canter

Horse knowledge:

Must be able to properly groom and tack up

both English and Western

 

Duties:

Assisting with Tuesday and Thursday working of horses

Assisting with camps during school vacations and summer

Helping with chores, including animal care and barn/property maintenance:

Feeding and turn-out/turn-in

Cleaning/refilling water buckets both inside and outside

Picking stalls and paddocks

Dropping/stacking hay

Maintaining cleanliness of barn and around the property

Grooming and working horses both under saddle and on the ground

 

 

What do you get out of it?

 

Hands on experience and knowledge from someone with 30+ years horse related experience

Volunteer credit towards high school requirements or towards co-op hours

Use of horses for pleasure riding time on non-working student days

1 actual lesson per week with Trish Gosselin

Possible employment for summer camp program

 Trish Gosselin

Riding Center Program Director

The Bridge Center

470 Pine Street Bridgewater, MA 02324

www.TheBridgeCTR.org

TGosselin@thebridgectr.org

Phone: 508-697-7557 ext. 14