Rusted Star Ranch (RSR) is a small, but busy western performance barn specializing in cowboy mounted shooting located in Berlin, Maryland.  Horsemanship is a major focus in working with RSR horses.  This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual to work underneath a CMSA Professional Horseman and with horsemen who are national level competitors.


Position:             RSR Working Student


Duties include:

  • Feeding, haying, watering horses both in stalls and pastures

  • Picking and preparing stalls

  • Grooming and tacking up horses for trainer

  • Basic farm chores including (but not limited to) sweeping, operating a four-wheeler, leaf blower, small tractor, etc.

  • Lunging horses

  • Basic equine health care



3-4 days weekly          2-3 hrs daily


Duration of Position:

January to May (possible extension into the summer season)



  • Horse or large livestock experience

  • Self-Motivated, Dependable  

  • Ability to work in a wide range of weather conditions

  • Friendly personality when interacting with farm clientele

  • Provide own health insurance and transportation

  • Wear closed toe shoes while at work

  • Complete farm waiver and emergency contact form

Salary:                Unpaid

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Rusted Star Ranch focuses on Western Performance Horses

and offers lessons, training, and boarding. 

Contact us at 443-880-2002 or email us at


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