I used to work at a very laid-back riding stable. I took lessons there from around when I was 9 til I was 12. Then I volunteered for a year before getting a full time job there. I just quit two months ago (I'm 19 yrs old now.), so that riding stable was a HUGE part of my life. All the workers there were like family, and we're all still VERY close. I quit that stable because of drama between the new manager and the owner.
I have a friend who used to work at that stable with me, but after a few years quit and got a job at a much more high-end stable. She only worked there for a month before quitting because of the barn owner. Apparently, the BO has a bad rep for her attitude problem.
She stills talks to the other workers there, and one way or another I got stuck with an interview with the manager of that stable. The whole time I was warned about the BOs attitude problem, and they've been having trouble getting people to keep a job there.
He basically told me that I got the job, but he said that he's going to let the other people who were already scheduled to come have a chance to fill out an application etc. I have to go through a trial day to see if they like me enough to let me work there, and I'm nervous beyond belief. Almost everything they do there is different from what I'm used to and much more strict in general. I just don't want to end up like everyone else who tried to get a job there.