Employment Opportunities

Life at Hilltop

Hilltop offers the opportunity to be a part of a world-class facility filled with top FEI horses, renowned stallions, and quality broodmares and young horses. Nestled in the hills of northern Maryland for 30 years, Hilltop is a well-established leader in the sporthorse world with many of our staff being part of the team for over a decade. Staff work alongside leading professionals in a friendly team environment that understands the importance of continuing education in the workplace.



Current Employment Opportunities

Dressage Groom (Part-Time)

Exciting opportunity to join the Hilltop Team as a dressage groom part-time! This position works in a team environment to support the training and breeding operations of the farm through grooming horses in training including breeding stallions, young horses, and competition and/or sales horses. Duties include grooming, tacking/untacking, wrapping, performing therapies,  laundry, cleaning tack, and general barn cleaning duties. Applicant should be available to work 20-25hrs/week. Specific schedule has some flexible depending on applicant’s availability but must be consistent and between the hours of 7am – 5pm (sorry, no evening hours available). Ideal applicant should have solid horse care and handling skills (dressage/sporthorse background preferred), be detail orientated, enjoy a fast pace environment, and have a valid US driver’s license. Starting wage dependent on experience. 

For consideration, please email your resume to the Operations Director or complete the online employment application form


Stable Groom (Full-Time)

Enjoy working outside around quality horses, fun co-workers, and a professional environment? Hilltop Farm is looking for a stable groom to join our sporthorse breeding operations! The position has the potential to work around foals/young horses, broodmares, stallions, and top competition horses to facilitate the daily operations of the farm. Duties include stall cleaning, feeding, administering medications/therapies, turnout, basic grooming, holding for vet/farrier, and general cleaning duties. The position is a five day work week but does require weekends (i.e. days off will be weekdays). Ideal applicant will have solid horse handling skills, ability to regularly lift 50 lbs, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and have a valid US driver’s license. See full job description here

Competitive compensation package includes:

  • On-site housing with standard utilities included
  • Paid vacation/sick days and holidays
  • Health insurance/401K (after respective probationary periods)
  • Discounted horse board/lessons
  • Group staff lessons (with own horse)
  • $12/hr starting rate

For consideration, please email your resume to the Operations Director or complete the online employment application form




Current Working Student & Internships Opportunities

Currently all working student positions and internship positions are filled. We are always happy to accept resumes for future openings though. See below for details.

Future Consideration

While our current openings are listed above, for future positions, please email your resume to the Operations Director or complete the application at this link. We will retain your resume for 6 months and notify you should a position become available that looks to be a good match.