Horse Caretaker assistant ranch manager in Sunland, CA 91040

Peacock Hill Ranch
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We are looking for an assistant barn manager/apprentice to work at our horse boarding ranch. We house and care for 60+ horses with over 40 clients. We are looking for a responsible, reliable person with a strong knowledge of animal care and ranch duties who is also good with people. There is opportunity for growth, and we are willing to train the right person. We offer competitive compensation and an apartment on site (if desired). If you have the necessary horse experience and possess the required skills, we invite you to apply for this position. Please submit a resume and we will call you to schedule an interview.


– Participate in all aspects of ranch operations, including animal care, land management, and equipment maintenance.

– Develop and implement ranch policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective operations.

– Coordinate with veterinarians and other professionals to ensure the health and well-being of animals.

– Maintain accurate records of animal inventory and health records.

– Monitor and maintain ranch infrastructure, including buildings, fences, and equipment.

– Plan and execute seasonal tasks such as planting, harvesting, and irrigation.

– Ensure compliance with safety regulations and maintain a safe working environment.

– Work with clients/boarders to execute their specific horse wellness programs.

– Maintenance and improvements of stalls, barns, arenas and work areas.


– Previous ranch experience is required.

– Strong knowledge of animal care practices. Ability to safely handle various types of livestock.

– Proficiency in operating heavy equipment such as tractors, loaders, and trucks.

– Familiarity with power tools for maintenance and repair tasks. – Mechanical knowledge for troubleshooting equipment issues.

– Ability to perform heavy lifting and physical labor as required.

– Experience in managing gardens or crops for personal or commercial use.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $500.00 – $750.00 per week


8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Sunland, CA 91040: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)


Horse Knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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