Groom/Farm hand (Non riding)

Lawton Stables - Hilton Head Island, SC

Full-time$12 - $14 an hour

Job Summary

Full Time Groom/Farm Hand

Lawton Stables offers a full-service state-of-the-art boarding facility in addition to a year-round Trail Riding operation. Starting mid-December, we will be housing 16-19 boarded Horses in addition to our 40 horse trail herd. We pride ourselves in providing the best possible care for all of our horses and expect nothing but the best from the employees entrusted with their care.

We are looking for a dedicated Groom to work alongside our barn manager and General Manager. Duties will revolve around cleaning and horse care. We have Hunter Jumper, Dressage, and pleasure horses in our Boarding Barn at this time, in addition to the 40 trail horses that we own. We would like to stress that this is NOT a riding position.

General Duties

Clean out stalls, clean water buckets, fill buckets and feed horses 2 x per day

Turn out horses each day – clean water buckets in paddocks

Tack and groom for boarders as needed

Maintain stall and center aisle cleanliness

Clean and organize tack, feed and store rooms as needed

Administer medicines, wraps, blankets, etc. as needed

Assist with laundry service as needed


45-50 hours per week

Schedule: 5 days a week 6am-4pm with a one-hour unpaid lunch break.


  • A great work environment
  • competitive wage
  • 3 weeks of vacation time
  • 1 week of sick time
  • Medical insurance Stipend

***If you do not have horse experience on your resume and do not tell me in a cover letter why you should be considered for this position, you will not be considered.***

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture