Internships

Enhance your education at CHR with hands-on internship opportunities in horse training, equine management and nonprofit operations.

EQUINE TRAINING

INTERNSHIPS

We are proud to partner with Colorado State University to facilitate equine training internships for motivated college students seeking hands-on experience with a diverse herd of horses.

This internship offers students the experience of working in all areas of a horse rescue while developing their skills in equine handling. Interns partner with CHR horses and receive 1-on-1 mentorship by CHR head trainer Sarah Hofkamp in the techniques of Natural Horsemanship and R+/- (Positive Reinforcement/Negative Reinforcement). Note: internship is unpaid.

Applications accepted on a rolling schedule.

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES

1

COURSEWORK

Must have completed one or both of the following courses at CSU: Horse Training & Sales Preparation I & II and/or Right Horse Training Class. If applicant is not a CSU student, they must have horse experience equivalent to what is provided in these courses.

2

ATTITUDE

Must have a positive attitude and an open mindset toward new and innovative training techniques.

3

APPROACH

Must work well with others, take instruction well and respect safety guidelines.

NONPROFIT

INTERNSHIPS

Colorado Horse Rescue also facilitates leading internships in equine management, nonprofit management and other sectors of rescue and nonprofit work. If you are interested in enhancing your hands-on education with us, please apply and elaborate on your interests.

We look forward to learning more about you and how we can work together through a mutually beneficial connection. Please note, all internships are completed on an unpaid basis.

Open internship positions will be listed here. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CHR does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally authorized to work in the United States. Please note that we are not able to sponsor visas.