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The mission of Pegasus Farm is to create a community that holistically supports and empowers people with diverse needs through therapeutic equestrian programs, vocational services, and recreational and social activities.
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Current Postings:

Equestrian Instructor

Non-Medical Transportation Driver

Equestrian Instructor

Supervisor:    Equestrian Operations Manager

Position Function:  To be an active member of the instructor staff with an emphasis on teaching therapeutic equestrian lessons at Pegasus Farm that support the mission statement of Pegasus.


  • Current certification with Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) and/or Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH). (Will consider a strong candidate who is ready to become certified within the next 6 months).
  • Extensive experience with horseback riding and instruction.
  • Experience in all aspects of horse care including barn management, riding skills, medical care, equipment and tack fit/care.
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of disabilities pertaining to current students.

Position Responsibilities:


  • Follow CHA and PATH standards as related to equestrian programming to provide a safe program for all.
  • As scheduled, teach assigned program classes, including but not limited to; therapeutic/adapted riding, able-bodied riding, and unmounted equine-assisted learning.
  • Teach curriculum based on the needs of the students’ levels of age & ability and/or chosen curriculum for a particular program.
  • Direct and supervise volunteers assisting with students in classes and working in the barn.
  • Report any volunteer needs and/or concerns to the Volunteer Services Coordinator.
  • Report to farm no less than one hour prior to the start of your classes as scheduled.
  • Complete assigned student progress reports semi-annually; medical/behavioral, occurrence reports as necessary.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve program materials and supplies for the betterment of the program.
  • Adhere to the all Pegasus Farm policy and procedures as set forth in the Pegasus Farm Instructor Handbook and Pegasus Farm Employee Handbook.

Equine Management

  • Report unsuitable horse behavior in writing to Equestrian Operations Manager.
  • Report equine medical concerns in writing to the Stable Manager.
  • Maintain program areas related to livestock in a clean, safe, and clutter-free manner.
  • Report, in writing, any necessary facility repairs to the Equestrian Administrative Director.
  • Assist when needed in all aspects of horse care.
  • Assist in the schooling/conditioning of program horses as scheduled by the Equestrian Operations Manager.

Other duties as assigned for the progress of Pegasus Farm including, but not limited to:

  • Maintain open communication with Equestrian Management Team.
  • Administrative functions, meeting attendance, substitute coverage.
  • Report needed coverage/ time off in writing to direct supervisor.
  • Any other needs as requested by the Equestrian Administrative Director and/or Executive Director.
  • Take an active role in various fundraising events/activities.
  • Assist and attend, as required, with special events, community events, and public relations activities.
  • Be proactive in seeking opportunities of professional development to keep current with industry standards.

Typical Physical Demands

  • In addition to typical work as described above, the ability and motivation to pitch in and perform jobs for Pegasus Farm-program, cleaning, maintenance, etc. as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with staff/participants of different ages and abilities and provide appropriate instruction to those staff/participants.
  • Ability to observe and assess participant behavior and its’ appropriateness.
  • Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and to apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds and carry it for 100 yards.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards, activity-related hazards and who may be in need of help.
  • Ambulatory abilities to accompany and participate in activities with participants and to summon help in case of an emergency.

Results Expected of the Equestrian Instructor

  • Maintain certification through CHA &/or PATH Int’l.
  • A low incident of occurrences related to students, staff, horses, and equipment.
  • All barns and related program areas and equipment are clean and well maintained.
  • Strict adherence to all Pegasus Farm’s policies and procedures. Failure to do so could result in possible termination of employment at Pegasus Farm.
  • Promote the Pegasus Farm mission statement:  The mission of Pegasus Farm is to create a community that holistically supports and empowers people with diverse needs through therapeutic equestrian programs, vocational services, and recreational and social activities.


  • Pay: Hourly based on experience and certifications
  • Schedule: Wednesday evenings, with the ability to teach additional classes
  • Paid Time Off

Please submit resume to Audre Manners, audre@pegasusfarm.org.

Non-Medical Transportation Driver

Pegasus Farm is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated individual to work as a Non-Medical Transportation driver. The successful candidate will be part of the Pegasus Farm Direct Support Professional team and help to provide a meaningful work experience by ensuring that the individuals in the Wings Adult Day Services Program have safe and consistent transportation to and from the program. This is a part time position, approximately 25 hours, Monday through Friday.

Supervisor: Adult Services Director

Position Function: Provide Non-Medical Transportation to individuals with disabilities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide non-medical transportation to individuals with disabilities in a vehicle with a passenger capacity of nine or more individuals.
  • Provide services and support as identified in each assigned person’s Individual Service Plan (ISP) as it pertains to non-medical transportation.
  • Each day the non-medical transportation vehicle is driven, prior to providing transportation to any individual, conduct and document a vehicle inspection on pre-trip inspection sheet.
  • Complete trip documentation for each individual served in accordance with the individual’s ISP in a timely manner.
  • Observe individuals served for signs of illness or changes in health and/or behavior and report to supervisor.
  • Provide behavior support and crisis intervention as needed and supported by the individual’s ISP.


  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Training and/or experience in working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Hold a valid license as specified by Ohio law.
  • Have a driving record with no more than six points.
  • Have valid liability insurance as specified by Ohio law.
  • Hold certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Complete testing for controlled substances
  • Have an acceptable BCI check with no violations involving abuse, neglect, assault, theft, or other potential client right’s issues.
  • Must not be listed on the Ohio Abuser Registry list or Nurse Aide registry.
  • Receive annual training in Incidents Adversely Affecting Health and Safety.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate a vehicle with a passenger capacity of nine or more individuals.

Pay:       Dependent on experience


  • Paid time off

If you are interested in this position, please contact Karen Layton, 330-935-2300 ext. 103 or submit a current resume to Karen Layton, karen@pegasusfarm.org