Receiving Barn Custodian

Notify Stable Attendants to bring horses for examination and inspection.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $50,000

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What do Receiving Barn Custodians do?

Verifies credentials of persons at receiving barn of racetrack and notifies STABLE ATTENDANTS to bring horses scheduled to race, to barn for examination and inspection: Compares credentials of persons requesting admittance with list of names authorized. Informs STABLE ATTENDANTS to bring racehorses to receiving barn for examination and inspection by VETERINARIAN, HOOF AND SHOE INSPECTOR, and IDENTIFIER, HORSE. Notifies LEAD PONY RIDERS to lead racehorses to paddock for saddling. Informs racing officials of horses not meeting racing specifications or not present for examination and inspection. Issues instructions to workers to clean stable and barn area.


Should I be a Receiving Barn Custodian?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Receiving Barn Custodian

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