Job Opportunities at Equine Advocates

Equine Advocates is a national non-profit organization – we focus our work on rescue, sanctuary, education and advocacy.  Our horse sanctuary in Chatham, NY is home to 80+ rescued horses, ponies, donkeys & mules. We are seeking applicants who have compassion for animals.

Horse Farm Worker – Full Time Position

Duties include (Training, if needed, will be provided):

  • Cleaning stalls and pastures. Installing new bedding as instructed.
  • Feeding grain and distributing hay.
  • Cleaning and refilling water troughs.
  • Mowing grass, weed whacking, raking leaves, and shoveling snow.
  • Walking horses to/from the Main Barn as needed.
  • Helping repair/install fencing.
  • Doing other facility work as needed.

Position requirements:

  • Must be dependable and a self-starter.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Physical demands:

  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, sit, kneel, and walk for long periods of time.

Hourly rate/Work schedule:

  • $16-$17 per hour
  • 6-day work week/off Wednesdays. Generally 40 hours per week. Paid O/T over 40 hours.

If interested, please email your resume and application to or mail to: Equine Advocates, PO Box 354, Chatham, NY 12037.

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