What would be the duties and how much could you expect to earn working at a stable?
Like a place where they keep and board horses. Nothing like a dude ranch.
Asked By: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - 7/18/2007
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Your duties would be very hard physical labor, early hours, long days and extremely poor pay. You will start with feeding at 6 am, then turn out all horses (putting on blankets/flymasks/bell boots whatever else), then you will clean all the stalls, clean and fill all water buckets in the stalls, any water troughs in... More
Answered By: AmandaL - 7/18/2007
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Cleaning out mostly, and cleaning .huge amounts of leather. Pay would not be great.
Answered By: origamimark - 7/18/2007
i would geuss that u would feed the horses clean the stalls and that kind of stuff, sounds fun! i would do it if i were old enough. and the pay probably depends what stable u want to work at and how well u do ur job.
Answered By: lilactress717 - 7/18/2007
It depends on the barn, but you'd probably be cleaning stalls every waking minute, feeding horses, walking them from turnout to barn and back again, and maybe cleaning tack. Pay generally isn't too hot, but you'll learn a lot. If you're a good rider, you might be hit up for exercising horses on the side. The best... More
Answered By: Ash - 7/18/2007
It varies from barn to barn. Sometimes it's what the others mentioned - mucking stalls, sweeping aisles, feeding horses, managing turnout. Others, it may be helping with lessons, helping with camp....but usually, it's basically cleaning. The pay does suck. But you learn so much, it's usually worth it.
Answered By: Alpha - 7/18/2007
It depends on the stable. Really nice probaly won't hire you unless you ride there and the pay would be dicounted to free board.
Answered By: Maggie R - 7/18/2007
You do all the menial dirty work (shoveling muck and washing out stalls)and general stable cleanup. job usually goes to the person willing to take the least money, either people that love horses and don't care about money, but more typically migrant farm laborer types that can't speak English and get paid under the... More
Answered By: ADB - 7/18/2007
Depends on how much you know about horses... More
Answered By: Odioshka - 7/18/2007
you would probably be cleaning out stalls and replacing bedding. you might also handle some of the horses and clean tack. the pay will most likely be around $10 to $15 an hour depending on the the kind of work and your skill level.
Answered By: willard - 7/18/2007
You would muck out stalls, turn horses out, feed horses, groom horses, exercise horses, and other things like that. the pay I really dont know because it would very from each farm.
Answered By: Jumpergal1111 - 7/18/2007
Take a look at question: Cleaning stalls in horse barn? http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AmHboM3iITOUAbHSghS9..Tsy6IX?qid=20070714113932AANqEAN and then Starlight1 answer.
Answered By: rob u - 7/18/2007
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