The Lodge & Spa at Three Forks Ranch

Expand your horsemanship and outdoor experience in the most exclusive mountainscape in the west!

Please note we are 40 miles from the closest town (Steamboat Springs, CO).

  • spring
  • summer
  • fall
Savery, Wyoming
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 2 months. (May 01, 2024)

Position requirements:

  • Horsemanship, riding, and training ability and experience (see application components)
  • Desire to build guest service skills (including the ability to communicate riding tips, explain horsemanship concepts, and maintain a comfortable conversation)
  • Experience with maintenance of horses and tack (including medicating, feeding, watering, grooming, and tacking horses, as well as cleaning and fitting tack)
  • Ability to lift approximately 30-40 pounds to saddle horses
  • Comfort leading up to four guests at a time on a trail ride through mountainous terrain – the opportunity to develop this comfort is available in wrangler training
  • Interest working in a secluded location in a natural, untouched landscape
  • Eagerness to work as a team to provide the best care to our horses and the best experience to our guests
  • Minimum age requirement: 18+ years old

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference given to candidate with previous experience working on a guest ranch
  • Preference given to potential long-term candidates
  • Heavy equipment operating experience preferred – experience operating machinery on mountain roads and moving hay considered a plus
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Previous guest-/client-facing experience
  • Experience in any/all of the following areas: fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, shooting sports (shotgun, pistol, rifle), and/or archery

We offer:

  • The opportunity to build your riding career with a Three Forks owned herd on one of the most beautiful, expansive properties in the West
  • Potential to expand outdoor recreation knowledge of and participate in a wide range of year-round activities (archery, hiking, biking, sporting clays, skiing [downhill and Nordic], snowshoeing, etc.)
  • Compensation includes: competitive pay; on-site housing (electric, water, snow removal, phone, and internet included in very competitive rent price); three meals per day everyday (not just work days); access to the 24-hour, well-equipped staff gym; and employee discount on spa services, wellness classes, and gift shop items
  • Small wrangler team, allowing for focused training with individual horses

How to Apply

Please email the following to Jenna.Zimmerman@threeforksranch.com AND Delaney.Pluta@threeforksranch.com:  

  • Resume with at least two references
  • Brief cover letter
  • Video(s) (or links to video(s)) showcasing your tacking, riding, and applicable horsemanship skills – any discipline welcomed
  • Approximate date of earliest availability

Contact Info