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Department of Animal Sciences


South Wind Stables Internship


South Wind Stables in Pataskala, OH is seeking 1-2 interns for immediate start who are interested in developing their knowledge and skill in equine management, development and care. The facility specializes in developing horses of a variety of breeds and interests, houses 17 horses, has riding trails on 60 acres, and an indoor arena of 80x200.

South Wind has a welcoming and easy going stable environment that offers the intern the opportunity to become knowledgeable about and engaged in:

- English and Western Dressage

- Working with horses of a wide variety of breeds

- Stable management and practices from customer service and contracts to the financial aspects of the business

- Veterinary care

- Nutrition

- Stable housekeeping

- Show management (4 summer schooling shows on premises)

- Opportunities for acting as scribe at schooling shows to increase your knowledge of performance expectations

- Pasture management

- Farrier, chiropractic, acupuncture awareness

- Mare and foal care - there was a foal born May 2014

- Equine behavior, confidence, body language

For more info, contact Amy Rothe-Hietter at 614-218-9217.