MN. Whips & Wheels Carriage & Driving Society


Assistant Coachman – Barrington, IL & Ocala, FL

A private horse farm is is currently seeking an Assistant Coachman to join their industry leading team. The Assistant Coachman will be responsible for assisting the head Coachman by looking after the horses and the carriages. We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual that is interested in learning to drive horses and has a true passion for working in an equestrian environment.

Specific responsibilities of the role Include:

  • Prepare horses for days work
  • Feed the horses
  • Groom the horses, including:

         looking after their shoeing, trimming, clipping, etc.

  • Clean the carriages and harnesses
  • Other cleaning as necessary in stable
  • Day-to-day maintenance of carriages


  • Ability to perform heavy lifting
  • Athletic and physically fit to meet demands of the role
  • High standard of professionalism and commitment to excellent service
  • Ability to drive single, pair or four-in-hand or willingness to learn
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Passion for horses and animals
  • Clean driving record required
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or wiliness to quickly complete training
  • Familiarity with equestrian terms and activities
  • Ability to be presentable in various show and social settings


  • Position will be located in Barrington, IL from May 1st - November 30th 
  • Position will be located in Ocala, FL from December 1st - May 1st
  • Typical work schedule is Tuesday – Saturday: 8am -5pm, with ability to be on-call.
  • Punctuality is incredibly important.

Interested? Contact Jennifer at

​Posted 5/20/17