Please find below the current coaching and staff positions available at NCEA equestrian programs.

West Texas A&M University
Department of Agricultural Sciences/Equine Industry Program
Graduate Assistant/Equestrian Team Assistant Coach

West Texas A&M University, a Member of The Texas A&M University System, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant and Equestrian Team Assistant Coach within Equine Industry Program. The University is seeking a qualified and dynamic student to assist with equine-related teaching, research, and service.

Qualifications for the position include:
• B.S. with degree earned in an Equine or Animal Science, Agribusiness, Ag Communication or closely related field. Minimum 3.0 GPA overall or 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours for undergraduate degree
• A commitment to working with teaching, research, and public service activities focusing on equine science, business, or related areas
• Interpersonal skills and desire to establish working relationships with all external constituents of the horse industry
• Experience riding and showing, and preferably judging, and/or with strong interest in equine teaching, research, and service activities. A background with Hunt Seat Equitation and Hunters preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
Responsibilities for the position may include:
• Complete coursework and conduct research in an equine-related area to complete requirements for a Master of Science (thesis) or Ph.D. degree
• Assist with the Equestrian Team with an emphasis in working with the Hunt Seat team, and one or more Course section(s) within the Equine Program, and Summer Continuing Education program
• Cooperate in coordinating and assisting with equine-related service activities conducted at the Horse Center, and judging and/or equestrian teams
• Assist with supervising the care and management of the University herd and Horse Center

Applicants should complete the application for admission to the University, Graduate School, and Department, and provide a letter of interest, transcripts, and resume and a list of at least three references that may be contacted to:

Dr. John Pipkin, Director
Equine Industry Program
Department of Agricultural Sciences
West Texas A&M University
Box 60998,Canyon, TX 79016-0001
Phone (806) 651-2550
Fax (806) 651-2938

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled with expected starting date of Spring or Summer 2017. Salary and benefits (including possible housing accommodations). West Texas A&M University, a four-year academic institution, located in Canyon, 20 miles south of Amarillo. About 9,500 students are enrolled in the University’s 58 undergraduate, 39 Masters, and a Ph.D. programs. WTAMU is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Office/Barn Manager
Houston, TX

Show barn inside the loop looking for a full-time manager to handle the following:

  • Handling entries and travel arrangements for horse shows
  • Ordering feed, hay and supplies
  • Scheduling lessons and appointments
  • Maintaining up to date records for horses and business
  • Some riding and teaching as necessary
  • Other duties as needed

To inquire, please contact Patty Roberts: (713) 805-8266