Professional Farrier resume example with 9 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Responsible and dedicated animal professional with proven abilities in many areas in being well rounded. Meets company’s newds with compassion and love for all procedures. Offers excellent time management, multitasking, organizational skills, and care for my duties

  • Problem Resolution
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • Client relations
  • Administration
  • General labor
  • Handyman
  • Basic electrical
  • Building
  • Basic Mechanical trouble shooting and repair
  • Overseeing employees
  • Working independently
  • Hard working
  • Flexible
  • Dutiful
  • Caring
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Ethical
  • Over achieving
  • Extensive animal care knowledge
  • Very handy
  • Quick learner/applier
  • Good listener
  • Willing to learn and apply
  • Multitasking
  • Time management
  • Customer service
  • Leadership
  • People skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Training & Development
  • Communication
01/2015 to Current Professional Farrier Comphealth | Naples, FL,

Maintain and provide hoof care to equine animals. Including diagnosing and treating lamenesses of the lower limb and inside the hoof capsule. Hot shoeing and cold shoeing, meaning lots of forge/grinder work and steel/aluminum manipulation.

  • Identified animal health concerns and discussed problems with owners.
  • Maintaining relationships and communication between clients and animals
  • Representing oneself as professional and experienced and it’s expertise
  • Administered treatments to sick or injured animals and consulted veterinarians to handle more complex concerns.
  • Maintain certifications and education through a registered organization annually.
09/2019 to 06/2021 Barn Manager Horse Lover’s Haven | City, STATE,
  • Cared for horses, including turn in and turn out, blanketing, cleaning stalls, feeding and watering.
  • Cleaned and prepared stalls for newly acquired horses.
  • Delivered basic equine medical care skills such as bandaging, wrapping and medication administration.
  • Maintained tidy barn by sweeping, cleaning and organizing feed and materials.
  • Blanketed horses to maintain warmth during inclement weather.
  • Performed simple farm maintenance such as fence repair and equipment troubleshooting.
  • Inspected water troughs weekly to identify and repair leaks.
  • Ordered feed, bedding and farm supplies and tracked inventory.
  • Mucked stalls and cleared manure out of paddocks.
  • Monitored and oversaw construction projects, including horticultural buildings and irrigation systems.
  • Prepared and maintained time and payroll reports, adding details on personnel actions such as performance evaluations, hires, promotions and disciplinary actions.
  • Recruited, managed and motivated both paid staff and volunteers to handle needs of 90 animals.
  • Trained employees in customer relations strategies and animal handling protocols, facilitating optimal public interest and support.
  • Adhered to budget requirements in order to maximize effectiveness of available funds.
  • Supervised care of up to 90 animals, including preparing food, cleaning enclosures and administering important medicine.
  • Maintained all barn equipment. Including tractors, loaders, dump truck, and 4 wheeler.

06/2014 to 06/2017 Packer/Wrangler Powder River Outfitters | City, STATE,
  • Checked in with over day trip and overnight guests to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Oversaw animal care supplies and recorded detailed inventories to ensure successful animal care.
  • Maintained hoofs and general health of horses over months.
  • Closely monitored and recorded behavior and health of horses and livestock.
  • Educated over day trip and overnight guests on ranch procedures and safety protocols to go without accident.
  • Maintained trails for rider and horse safety with 4 visitors over every week.
  • Led ranch guests on daily rides with every day accident-free.
  • Cared for livestock by feeding and watering all animals.
  • Repaired buildings, fences and other pertinent structures to keep animals properly contained.
  • Built A frame structures for dwellings.
  • Built corrals for livestock.
  • Packed gear and equipment every week for clients with a mule string.
  • Maintained fires/water/food.

06/2012 to 06/2014 Painter Laborer Backcountry Painting | City, STATE,
  • Primed and sealed unfinished wood, plastic and metal surfaces to prepare for additional coats of paint and other finishing substances.
  • Waterproofed surfaces using felt paper, asphalt paper, tar, caulk and other components.
  • Applied paint, stain and varnish to wood, metal, plastic and drywall both inside and outside of residential dwellings using sprayers, brushes and rollers.
  • Protected exposed surfaces from harmful substances by setting up drop cloths, plastic or paper.
  • Used plaster, putty and wood filler to fill cracks, holes and gaps in joints prior to painting to promote paint durability.
  • Set up scaffolding and ladders to access elevated surfaces safely, following OSHA and company guidelines for proper equipment usage.
  • Cleaned and protected interior and exterior surfaces with oils and mildew remover.
  • Sanded, stripped, brushed and power washed surfaces to clean and smooth, ensuring adherence of paint and primer.
  • Covered floors before prepping, priming and painting walls and ceilings to protect them from chemicals and paint.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2015 Hoof Care Certifications And Graduate Diploma | Hoof Care Cowtown Horseshoeing School, Miles City, MT GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 High School Diploma | Westlake High School, Saratoga Springs, UT GPA:

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School Attended

  • Cowtown Horseshoeing School
  • Westlake High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Farrier
  • Barn Manager
  • Packer/Wrangler
  • Painter Laborer


  • Hoof Care Certifications And Graduate Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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