Internship Program

Cold Moon Farm offers individualized internship opportunities for motivated, mature students with an interest in advancing their horsemanship skills and/or in sustainable equine facility management.  Hours are flexible and generally can be arranged around other work/class commitments, though a schedule will be required.

Devyn tries long lining for the first time with Spring Hollow Marquesa.

Interns may choose whether to concentrate on facility management or horsemanship.

Facility Management Intern Duties may include: trail network development and mapping, design and construction of manure compost system, installation of electric fencing and solar components, pasture and sacrifice area design, general farm chores, short term farm sitting, and more.

Fixing gate
Intern Tory helps with the installation of a new gate.

Horsemanship Intern/Working Student Duties may include:  assistance with conditioning of CMF horses for distance, dressage and jumping work; assistance with the early training of our rising three year old prospect (to include intro to longeing, longlining, short trailering, backing, etc.); preparation of mounts for trainer, tack cleaning, and possible grooming at shows.  Working students will accompany principal horseman to all clinics as an auditor/groom.  Working students will be expected to assist with farm chores and maintenance on a scheduled basis in exchange for riding time and lessons on a CMF horse.

Please contact Principal Horseman Christina Keim at for more information.

Intern Kelly takes DRF Isabela for her in hand walk.
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Intern Nikki rides CMF’s Spring Hollow Marquesa, a 1996 registered Morgan mare.
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