Rebecca Burkhart

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  • February 17, 2016
Phone Number
Current Country
United States of America
Date of birth
Job Type
Groom, Head Groom, Yard Manager, Working Pupil / Apprentice, Rider, Nanny / Au Pair, Secretarial / Administrative, Public Relations, Sales / Marketing
Type of yard looking to work on
Dressage, Showjumping, Eventing, Hunt, Livery, Riding School, Endurance, Showing, Stud, Office, Other
Relevant qualifications
Own your on horse
Do you have any pets
Accommodation required?

CV Headline

Seeking Groom/foal watch position

Relevant experience


-Knowledgeable in providing care for horses, dogs and cats
-Managing multiple tasks and responsibilities.
-Working independently and with variable levels of supervision.
-Prioritizing tasks during busy and high-stress emergency situations.
-Always have a great attitude

Bright Future Farms Arabian Sporthorses
2005-Present (currently intermittent as needed/fill-in)

-ride, lunge and help back and start young horses
-take horses out on trail rides
-stay up for foal watches and assist with foaling
-turn out horses as needed
-bathe , braid and pack up for shows and endurance rides
-attend shows and help wherever needed,
from grooming/mucking to riding
-help with grooming/handling for inspections
-put on and take off blankets as needed
-clean tack
-tack up and untacked horses for trainer
-measure out and feed grain and supplements
-administer medications
-ride and lunge horses
-muck out stalls, turnouts and pick up in arena as needed
-clip, detangle manes, some braiding for shows
-sweep and maintain general appearance of tidiness

Client Service Representative/veterinary assistant
Various veterinary hospitals from 2011-present

-Provide outstanding and compassionate customer service
-Work ER, holiday and night shifts
-Appropriately triage patients that come in on emergency
-Explain vaccines, insurance and preventative care
-Handle client complaints in a friendly and professional manner
-Fill and dispense prescriptions
-Assist in animal restraint and treatment as needed
-Prepare vaccines as needed
-Handle emergent, high stress situations calmly and professionally

Pet Care Provider
Various private residents and riding facilities
June 2009-Current

-Provide pet care for animals, usually dogs, cats and horses when owners are away for intervals ranging from several hours to six weeks
-Administer many different types of medication: oral, topical, and injected
-muck out stables and pastures
-groom horses daily
-exercise horses by riding or lunging
-provide basic training under saddle and on the ground
-Take dogs on walks while teaching and/or maintaining good leash etiquette
-Clean up after pet messes and accidents
-Take pets for necessary vet care/be present for equine farrier or vet appointments
-stay up for foal watch and assist with foaling

Sunnyhill Farm

-worked as a groom 35 hours per week
-turned out horses
-put on and took off blankets as needed
-cleaned tack
-tacked up and untacked horses for trainer
-measured out and fed grain and supplements
-administered medications
-ride and lunge horses
-mucked out stalls, turnouts and picked up in arena as needed
-clip and pull manes, some braiding
-swept and maintained general appearance of tidiness

Current role - description

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