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Kennel Person

Job Description

Deep Run Hunt Club has an opening for a Barn/Kennel Assistant at their professional foxhunting facility located in Cumberland, VA. Preference is for full-time but will consider part-time for the right candidate.


The Club was founded in 1887 and today is one of the oldest and most prestigious foxhunting clubs in the United States. We are dedicated to the preservation of the sport of foxhunting and the tradition of organized hunts from October to the end of March.


Valid Driver License



  • Support the daily feed and care for up to 6 professional hunt staff horses
  • Horse exercise as skill permits
  • Barn management for hunt horses under the direction of the professional whipper-in


  • Daily kennel cleaning and other kennel activities to maintain the well-being/health of the DRHC hounds
  • Hound feeding
  • Hound care at the direction of the professional huntsman
  • Maintenance of kennel area (weed whacking/spraying, yard mowing)
  • Trail clearing
  • Driving the hound truck on hunting days

Preferred Skills


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