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Part-time Morning Stable Hand at our Rehabilitation and Reproductive Facility in Schomberg. 

Primary responsibilities of this role are general barn duties such as mucking, sweeping, feeding and turn out.  You may also be asked to hand walk and/or graze horses as well depending on needs of the patients at the facility. 
If you pride yourself on being fast and efficient at mucking a stall, have excellent attention to detail and are available weekdays as well as weekends – we want to hear from you!
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.  
If you are interested in joining our dynamic and innovative team, or you have any questions related to the position or requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter to 
We thank everyone for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full-Time Veterinary Assistant positon, based out of our Uxbridge Clinic 

Picture this!
Days packed full of hands-on experience
Combining your love of horses with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of equine health care. 
Working in a fun, supportive and professional environment with a great group of people
As the Veterinary Assistant, you will be responsible for:
Assisting veterinarians by holding, jogging, restraining and preparing horses for evaluation and/or treatment. 
Setting up, preparing and maintaining diagnostic equipment.  
Assisting in the stocking and upkeep of the clinic facilities as well as the veterinary vehicles.  
Occasionally assisting with administrative duties such as answering telephones, scheduling appointments, greeting in-clinic clients and processing invoices.
The ideal candidate:
Is engaging, personable and has a great sense of humour
Can deliver amazing customer service to our clients 
Is a master problem solver who can multi-task with ease
Is able to anticipate the needs of your team and follow through with action
Is an excellent horse handler
Please highlight your experience in these areas in your resume and cover letter, along with your anticipated wage.  Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.  
If you are interested in joining our dynamic and innovative team, or you have any questions related to the position or requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter by Friday, July 31st, to 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for further screening will be contacted. 

Equine Veterinarian

McKee-Pownall Equine Services is looking for an equine veterinarian who has completed an internship or 3+ years of clinical equine practice to join the growing team at our new facility in Schomberg, Ontario. 

About McKee-Pownall Equine Services

We are an innovative and progressive 13 doctor practice with 3 locations all within an hour of Toronto, Ontario.  Our primarily ambulatory practice includes the use of state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and treatment options, including a standing Hallmarq MRI. 

Our locations, clients and equipment are highly attractive, however, the best part of MPES is the team of talented and enthusiastic employees who can enjoy work-life balance while focusing on excellent client service and administrative support.  Mentorship for newer veterinarians is a priority. We are proud of the strong, distinct company culture that has been built over the last 15+ years, and we seek a new team member who share our goals and values.

About the Opportunity

This position is situated in the beautiful rolling countryside northwest of Toronto, housing our new Rehabilitation and Reproduction Facility as well as our ambulatory care team.  This facility is located in an area with a high mixed competitive equine population, which was home to the 2015 Pan Am Games Site at the Caledon Equestrian Park. Our clientele consists of sport horses (hunter/jumper, eventing, and dressage) as well as cherished pleasure horses with exceptional owners.

We are looking for an experienced equine veterinarian who seeks the opportunity to further develop our caseload of high quality equine sports medicine and reproduction while maintaining a fulfilling work-life balance within a supportive culture.  Your role would be primarily ambulatory, with shared involvement in the management of the in-house patients. Ideal candidates would have experience in reproductive and lameness services and therapies.  You are a confident professional with excellent communication skills who has a high level of self-awareness and a desire to be part of a collaborative team.  You understand that patient care is only part of your role and are able to build trusting relationships with horse owners and trainers by giving them peace of mind in their decisions about the health and wellness of their horses.

Our competitive compensation package includes above average salary; medical, dental, and life insurance and an Employee Assistance Program; a generous CE budget, and paid professional dues. Our veterinarians enjoy working a 4-day work week with a reasonable on-call schedule and the use of a well-supplied company vehicle while at work.  

For more information about us, please visit our website at  or look for us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Click on the link for a tour of our new Rehabilitation and Reproduction Facility

To Apply

Please submit your resume and a covering letter, which should outline why you are the perfect candidate for this position to  Our hiring process is multi-stage: an initial phone and/or in-person interview and from there successful candidates will be asked to attend a secondary skills interview. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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.