Turpin Meadow Ranch

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Live your Dream Job in Wyoming this Summer

Iconic Western Luxury & Style in the shadow of the Grand Tetons

  • summer
  • fall
Moran, Wyoming
unknown / hour + tips
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 2 months. (May 22, 2023)

The job of a wrangler is to respectfully guide guests on horseback rides while providing safety and care for our guests and horses. The job requires physical strength and mental stamina to get through long days with a positive attitude. You will be required to brush and saddle up to 20 horses in the early morning in a timely manner, establish mutual respect between yourself and your clients, maintain composure at all times, deal with unexpected circumstances with the utmost professionalism, build and repair a fence, feed and water the herd, maintain pastures, prevent injuries (both human and horse), provide minor vetting to injured/ill horses, and be ready to respond to any task requested of you from management. As you’ve probably gathered, the job comes with massive amounts of responsibility, though we wranglers also have a lot of fun. We are looking for competent individuals with strength and a positive attitude to join our tightly-knit team.

Desired Skills

  • Excellent customer service, self-management, and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail/ability to see tasks to completion in a timely manner
  • Familiarity with and a desire to learn new methods for equine handling, behavior, care, feeding
  • Responsible, trusting and honest behavior
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repetitively
  • First-Aid / CPR Certified
  • Patience with guests, your team, and the herd
  • A strong love for the outdoors and a desire to immerse yourself in it
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with clients
  • Positive, fun attitude while maintaining a professional manner
  • Desire to work with all types of people (adults and children)
  • Ability to combine a strong work ethic with a good sense of humor

Major Goal:

A Turpin Meadow Ranch wrangler provides the best possible Wyoming Horseback experience for our guests by maintaining healthy horses, a safe riding environment, and always appearing relaxed while remaining attentive. Your enthusiasm for and immersion in the Wilderness culture, horses, and environment are key to the success of a Turpin Wrangler.

  • Responsibilities and Requirements Include (Not limited to):
  • Daily horse care, saddling, and un-saddling
  • Tack and equipment maintenance
  • Barn maintenance and cleaning
  • Greeting guests and provide pre-ride safety briefings
  • Guest Mounting and Un-Mounting support
  • Provide Basic horsemanship training to all riders
  • Visiting and mingle with guests around the ranch
  • Basic ranch maintenance (fence work, grounds keeping, gathering firewood)
  • Moderate to Advanced Western riding skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Satisfactory background check
  • Professional and personal references
  • Ability to commit to the full duration of our Summer/Fall Season
  • Must represent Turpin Meadow Ranch in a positive and professional manner

How to Apply

Reply with resume and recent references to Elee Deschu: outfitter@turpinmeadowranch.com

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