We are always looking for qualified Working Students to help with lessons and/or chores.

All Working Students must remain familiar with our Working Students Guide and watch the Working Students 101 video.

There are weekday and weekend openings. Interested riders (including adults!) should ask their instructors and call the farm line to get more information.

Working students must be:

  • Current FMF riders

  • At least 12 years old

  • Reliably on-time!

  • Outgoing, friendly, and kind to EVERYONE– human and equine

  • Responsible, thorough, and orderly in work habits

  • Helpful to others

  • Willing to learn new skills

  • Self-motivated and ready to work hard!

Working students get to:

  • Ride in more lessons

  • Learn valuable skills

  • Educate new riders

  • Have fun!

Working student jobs include:

  • Greeting new riders

  • Assisting with lessons

  • Grooming and general horse care (treatments, turn-out, blanketing, etc.)

  • Feeding and watering

  • Mucking stalls and paddocks

  • Cleaning tack

  • Facilities maintenance (watering arenas, cleaning water troughs, etc.)

  • Other duties as assigned

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COVID-19 Information

Please consult the signs on the property for the most up-to-date policies.
General details can be found below.

Effective 5/25/21: EVERYONE on the farm MUST:

At this time, parents/spectators are not permitted up at the grooming barn, unless their rider meets ANY of the criteria below:

  • 10 years of age or younger
  • has had fewer than 6 lessons here at FMF
  • is at the barn for a practice/lease/free ride
 

If a rider meets any of those criteria, ONE parent/spectator may accompany them to the barn.

At this time, parents/spectators are permitted to watch lessons from outside the arenas and/or from the PCUs.