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Barn Managers coordinate daily operations in a barn. Areas they handle are animal care, livestock and equipment maintenance. Duties of Barn Managers include maintaining buildings and grounds, hiring and training employees, ordering supplies, and purchasing animal feed. Based on our selection of resume samples, Barn Managers should demonstrate animal care expertise, managerial skills, problem-solving orientation, communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, and teamwork. Most successful candidates showcase in their resumes farm management or agriculture training. Some employers may require a Bachelor’s Degree.

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1

Barn Manager

Supervised staff and oversaw daily operations and activities

  • Ensured health and welfare of over 50 horses in coordination with veterinarians, farriers, and nutritionists
  • Assessed individual needs of clients and staff through daily communication
  • Developed unmounted educational horsemanship program to promote well-rounded learning
  • Evaluated financial reports to ensure efficient budgeting
  • Organized volunteers and staff to assist with significant projects and community oriented events
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Barn Manager

Gained leadership skills through maintaining an efficient work environment, and making sure all other employees were completing tasks successfully

  • Fed, water and grain 30 horses for chores
  • Trained 5 new interns on company's procedures on how to care for horses properly
  • Enhanced time management skills by ensuring that all duties were completed on time and with a high quality
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
3

Barn Manager

Organized the daily care of an eighteen-horse facility

  • Designed dietary and conditioning programs for competing event and dressage horses
  • Scheduled and assisted with routine care including veterinary and farrier appointments, as well as performing emergency care
  • Administered medications, treated injuries and illnesses in accordance with veterinary advice
  • Instructed group and private riding lessons for beginner and intermediate students
  • Addressed client concerns and worked with clients to develop programs in accordance with their goals
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
4

Barn Manager

Supervised and coordinated activities of workers engaged in raising and caring for swine.

  • Visited animal maintenance areas to observe employee performance and animal health.
  • Analyzed and resolved work problems, and assisted workers in solving work problems.
  • Performed venipunctures, applied wound dressings, cleaned teeth and took vital signs of animal, under supervision of veterinarian.
  • Prepared patient, medications and equipment for surgery.
  • Handed instruments and materials to veterinarian during surgical procedures.
  • Executed daily operations of feed store including, saddle, tack, Hay and Grain.
  • Demonstrated skillful communication and negotiation skills.
  • Managed a staff of 4 operating small business in the Hay and Grain industry.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
5

Barn Manager

  • Interviewed, hired, trained, and supervised new employees using leadership and communication skills to create a superior work environment and team
  • Used existing knowledge and passion for animal nutrition to formulate diets specific to each horse based on work load and body weight to improve the health status of the herd
  • Developed a strong ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns, along with mediate issues between employees
  • Instructed equestrian camps and lessons using organizational, goal-setting, and interpersonal skills to achieve a local equestrian service with a spectacular reputation
  • Built lasting relationships with many customers resulting in return visits and patronage to the business, along with maintaining a spectacular business reputation
  • Attended weekly meetings with supervisor to discuss ideas to improve everyday operations
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
6

Barn Manager

Hired and overseen barn employees arranged vet visits and checked farrier schedules.

  • Developed feed, ordered supplies, maintained equipment and inventory, and applied medications and treatments.
  • Ensured cleanliness in stall, clean water and feed buckets.
  • Assisted in forecasting sales, budget, scheduling operational duties, and recruiting and training of staff.
  • Maintained accounting records and managed Profit and Loss statement.
  • Observed horses' conditions, diet, farrier care and noticed horse illness and injury.
  • Arranged appropriate care to injured and ill horses.
  • Managed veterinary care and maintained veterinary and client records.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
7

Barn Manager

Responsible for the management of 22 horses and grounds of privately owned 50-acre Saddlebred Farm

  • Maintained an open line of communication between myself and the owners at all times
  • Closely monitored overall health and wellbeing of horses, attentive to any signs of concern
  • Tacked up horses for daily work out, drove, lunged, cooled, and groomed regularly
  • Responsible for daily turnout, monitored weather conditions, monitored mares for breeding AI
  • Administered meds and wormers, scheduled vet and farrier appointments
  • Stocked grain, handled materials delivery, operated farm machinery for harvesting, landscaping, manure disposal, and horse transport
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
8

Barn Manager/trainer/senior Instructor

Scheduled vet visits and arranged for on-site animal care as needed, coordinating with trainers, vets and barn maintenance personnel.

  • Maintained inventory of supplies and replenished supplies as necessary.
  • Kept medical records of histories, required shots and immunizations for livestock and stable animals.
  • Developed cleaning schedules and assigned staff tasks, ensuring compliance with safety and regulations.
  • Developed and maintained improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, and parasite and disease control of animals.
  • Ensured that all barn facilities were properly maintained; ensuring cleanliness of barn facilities and animal stalls.
  • Conducted training programs in order to develop and maintain desired animal behaviors for competition, lessons, showing, and other work, using knowledge of breed characteristics, training methods, performance standards, and the peculiarities of each animal.
  • Managed and taught a full lesson program with students of all ages and riding abilities.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Animal Science
9

Barn Manager

Hired, supervised, and completed payroll for seven employees

  • Moved square bales of hay throughout the farm and organized the hay loft
  • Maintained property by mowing, plowing, moving hay, and utilizing tractors
  • Completed inventory counts, ordered, and arranged payments for grain and hay
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Agricultural Engineering
10

Barn Manager

  • Scheduled and coordinated care for the day-to-day needs of 24 horses
  • Managed veterinary, dental and farrier appointments in coordination with clients
  • Organized clinics and assisted with managing shows and other functions on property
  • Used fluency in Spanish to communicate scheduling, responsibilities and day to day care
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science

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