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Employment Opportunities

Our summer students are heading back to school and we are now hiring for a multiple full time positions in the following locations:

Rehabilitation and Reproductive Facility - Schomberg
Full-Time Stable Hand
In this role, you will be responsible for general barn duties such as mucking, sweeping, feeding, turn out, hand walking, tacking and grazing horses. You may also be asked to assist veterinarians by holding, jogging, restraining and preparing horses for evaluation and/or treatment.

Hours for this position are 8am – 4pm and will involve both weekend and weekday hours. The exact schedule can be flexible depending on the candidate’s availability.

Horse knowledge and experience are essential for this role, and your horse handling skills will play a part in the hiring decision.  As part of our interview process, we will be conducting “working interviews” where your horse handling skills will be evaluated.

McKee-Pownall Equine Services – Newmarket
Customer Service Representative / Veterinary Assistant
In this role, you will spend 2-3 days per week as a Veterinary Assistant where you will be responsible for assisting veterinarians by holding, jogging, restraining and preparing horses for evaluation and/or treatment. You will also be responsible for setting up, preparing and maintaining diagnostic equipment.  You will assist in the stocking and upkeep of the clinic facilities as well as the veterinary vehicles. 

The other 2-3 days per week, you will be responsible for answering telephones, scheduling appointments, greeting in-clinic clients, processing invoices and providing administrative assistance as needed.

Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse knowledge are vital to this role.

Why Work with McKee-Pownall?

We offer a competitive wage commensurate on experience, a benefit plan, and paid continuing education opportunities among other perks.  For more information about us, please visit our website at  or look for us on Facebook or Instagram. 

To Apply

Please submit your resume and a covering letter, which should outline why you are the perfect candidate for this position and also include your wage expectations, to

We thank everyone for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Part-time, weekend positions available at McKee-Pownall Equine Services’ newly renovated rehabilitation & reproduction facility located in the hills of Schomberg. 
Option for flexible schedule with respect to number of weekends worked per month and days worked per weekend. 
Duties include, but not limited to:
Assisting veterinarians with weekend treatments
Hand walking
Grooming and tacking up 
Mucking and barn chores
Administering oral, topical and eye medications 
The ideal candidate will be mature, able to work without supervision, have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Experience working with competitive show horses, Broodmares and Foals is required
We offer a fun, focused work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented. We are proud of our unique culture and our #1 priority in hiring new staff is ensuring a good team fit.
Please email with resume and wage expectations. 

Externship Opportunities 

At this time we do not have any externship opportunities available.

Volunteer Opportunities

At this time we do not have any volunteer opportunities available.