Groom/Rider

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I have been around horses for around 10 years now  I have had experience in all disciplines, including racing and polo. I have groomed for people at competitions and had the experience to ride many different horses. I also have the opportunity in September to help out on a top eventers yard to get more experience. I have also helped back a young horse with others and worked successfully. Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc I am good at working both alone and as a team. I have plaited a lot of times, also competing my own horse on weekends and plaiting for the event. I am good at the riding and on foot side of handling horses and maintaining the horses welfare. I am good at keeping things tidy and make sure everything is kept in good condition. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? I enjoy the freedom of being outside. Also getting to know all the different quirks and strengths of each horse. I like to work with horses and eventually see progression. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? I’d like to improve my clipping skills and have more chance to handle stallions. • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I think I should be considered as I am hard working and have had experience and would love to gain more. I have had the chance to work with lots of horses and I would like there to be more. Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? More experience in the real world of different discipline and how other people do things. • Do you need accommodation? I could either drive but would cost me a bit in petrol so accommodation could be a possibility • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? I may have a dog stay with me every no and again. • Do you have any ongoing commitments? I currently have my own horse, and have applied to uni depending on my grades and whether I am in a job I enjoy this would affect my decision to go to uni. • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? I have a holiday July 28th-13th August then have a week experience in an event yard in September.


Groom

Experience with Horses I have been riding ponies and horses since the age of 4yrs. I attended Hartpury College for the national diploma in Equine Studies and after that, worked in a few equine yards rom private hunting yards, working as an assistant yard manager at a college to freelance groom working on a variety of different yards and covering holiday cover / sickness. At present I have my own horse which I do Riding Club activities and we are registered with British Eventing doing grass routes. Key Skills I am a hard worker and love turning horses out to the best of my ability whether that is show grooming to clipping and trimming. I am an organised person who likes to be kept busy and takes pride of my work. I also like dog sitting / walking whenever possible! Strengths and Weaknesses • I enjoy seeing the horses preform to their best of their ability which comes from a team effort from the care of the horses through to the training. • I would like to improve on my confidence riding horses which I am not familiar with. • I am a hard working, organised and trust worthy person who loves working with horses and being on a friendly, enthusiastic yard. Requirements • I would like to work on a small yard which has either Eventers, Show Jumpers or hunters on the yard. • Accommodation is needed please. • I have a 16.2hh 11yr old ID gelding and a 3yr old Black Labrador. • Apart from a loan, I do not have any other outgoing commitments. • 23rd – 29th May 2020.


Warwickshire – Live out Sole Charge Dressage & Showing Groom Required.

Small (4 horse) private yard near Stratford upon Avon is looking for a reliable full-time live out groom to undertake all aspects  of yard management.  To include mucking out, riding, grazing management and general maintenance. Must be able to work without supervision and ride to a reasonable standard. Good rates of pay for right applicant, two weekends off per month


MOTORAIL UK LIMITED

A small private yard (4 horses) on an enclosed site.  4 Stables, wash box and solarium. 30 x 60 outdoor school on fibre track.  Grazing and off road hacking.


Hunt/event Groom

Experience with Horses A dedicated and committed individual who’s keen to learn and progress on a hunt/event yard. I have had experience within in the industry, from working and studying within event/livery yards, further supported by owning my own horse for the last 4 years. I am now looking for an opportunity that will allow me to work as a hunt/event groom and to have the independence of living away from home. I have a good understanding of the nature of the job, that will allow me to carry out the necessary day to day activities of the job. Through my previous roles I have acquired excellent timekeeping, communication and problem-solving skills, which will allow me to grow into this opportunity. Key Skills Communication- acquired from my previous roles Teamworking- I enjoy working within teams Leadership- this skill has been increased due to management offering me leadership opportunities. Problem solving- Working in equine, challenges always arise, because of this I have learnt to think on my feet and find solutions quickly. Responsibility- Strong attitude towards accepting the responsibility for my own actions, as well as ones of my team. Plaiting Clipping bandaging riding a variety of horses schooling/hacking/jump Turning horses out Grooming at shows Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? Working outdoors, being around people who share the same interest • Is there anything you’d like to improve? plaiting skills clipping skills riding • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? Experienced around horses, hard worker, Bhs qualified, enthusiastic in learning Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? Hunt, improve myself as a groom, live independently, meet friends • Do you need accommodation? yes • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? one horse • Do you have any ongoing commitments? no • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? 21st to 28th September


Groom

Experience with Horses I have had lots of experience working with horses, at three different disciplined yards. These being show jumping, dressage and riding schools. I am efficient in all yard duties, such as, mucking out, turning horses out/bringing in, feeding, tack cleaning, getting horses reading for clients and general tidying of the yard. I have lots of riding experience. In my previous riding school positions I escorted hacks with clients. At my dressage and show jumping yards I also helped with exercising the horses. I have regular lessons to improve my riding further and as a way of still being able to ride whilst working in an office job! I’m now looking for a professional, yet friendly yard, that can be my ‘forever’ job. Key Skills Working alone and in a team, working with children, sole charge, organisation. Strengths and Weaknesses What do you most enjoy about working with horses? I enjoy working with horses because it doesn’t feel like work, as it is something I enjoy doing. It is always nice to leave the yard in the evening seeing all the horses happy and well cared for! Is there anything you’d like to improve? I would like to be able to clip, pull and plait. I have previously done a small amount of plaiting, however would like to improve this. Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I am very reliable and hard working. I have a passion and love for horses, so I’m just always a cheerful person when around them. Requirements What would you like to do or gain in your next job? I would like my next job to be my ‘forever’ job with horses. Do you need accommodation? I do not need accommodation. Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? None. Do you have any ongoing commitments? None. Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? I have a 10 night holiday booked for the end of March.


Groom and Rider with Rehabilitation Experience

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I have been riding for 18 years this year, and owned my own horses for the past 11 years. This has given me experience with the day-to-day care of horses, from grooming and mucking out to competition preparation and treating injuries. I have also studied for a Level 5 Equine Sports and Remedial Massage diploma which I have thoroughly enjoyed and wish to bring forward this knowledge into a job role. I have ridden a vast array of horses, from bringing on young horses straight from stud out to their first competitions, and competing up to regional level with my University riding team. Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc I can be trusted to work alone, taking sole charge of the yard where my horse is kept whilst the yard owner was on holiday. I can groom and turn-out to a high standard and have experience with fidgety and young horses. Previously I have also handled and ridden young horses too. Alongside equestrian experience I have a range of business and administration skills, and also housekeeping skills too. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? Watching them progress and improve both in ridden work and from the ground. It is also extremely rewarding to see a horse happy and enjoying their environment. My favourite moments are watching a young horse develop their skills and succeed in a chosen discipline, or helping a nervous horse become more relaxed in their surroundings. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? I would like to improve my competition grooming experience, as well as gaining more experience with young horses too. • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I have proven experience with horses, in both ridden work and on the ground and I am also very passionate about the equestrian industry and always complete tasks to a high standard to ensure the safety and well-being of the horse. I also thrive in an environment in which I am learning new things, and no two days working around horses are the same, and my previous experience with Sports Massage and Rehabilitation can help overcome any unexpected circumstances which may arise. Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? I would like to further my knowledge of horses in all aspects, from care on the ground and also under saddle. I would also like to gain more competition experience. • Do you need accommodation? I am willing to travel for a job role but depending on distance accommodation may be required. • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? Availability for a horse would be ideal. • Do you have any ongoing commitments? No • Do


Groom/stable hand

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I have been working with around horses for 14 years , I worked  with horses between a highland pony to a thoroughbred horses. I have done a lot of showjumping and basic flatwork , I have done a little bit of cross -country as well. I have worked at a few stables doing grooming , stable hand , receptionist and trainer and schooling horses. Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc I am good at working with others but also do like having my set jobs for me to do.  I am good at handeling/riding , clipping, plaiting , turning out for shows , training younger horse. I have great patience with people and horses , the desire to always self improve and I always have great determination. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? I enjoy most handling the horses , being able to connect as a pair when riding and on foot with your horse and seeing you and the horses you work with  improving. I also enjoy all the fun and laughter you can have with horses. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? I would like to improve more   on my clipping skills to get them to a higher standard , I also would love to work on cross country more and have a real love for it. • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I think I would bring new ways and ideas for the stables and horses, I would bring laughter, fun and games for everyone there , I am competitive so I do bring a lot of game when I compete, I care for all the horses like my own and would treat everyone as if they were family. Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? I would love to expand my clipping and grooming experiences and would love to learn a lot more on jumping and cross country. • Do you need accommodation? Yes • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? No • Do you have any ongoing commitments? No • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? End of August


Groundsman / yard worker

Experience with Horses For the past two years I have been travelling around Europe with my partner as a yard worker and groundsman. I can happily muck out and handle horses, turning them out and putting them on the walker. I am a novice rider but am always keen to learn more! Key Skills Gardening, painting, machine driving, fencing, repairs, maintenance, tree work, mucking out, handling horses of all ages. Strengths and Weaknesses • I love being outdoors and thoroughly enjoy learning new things, especially when riding and being around horses. • I would love to have more experience riding! • I am hard working, conciencious, pro active, friendly and helpful with a desire to learn as much as possible! Requirements • I love variety and am looking to gain more knowledge in all areas. • accommodation required. • No animals at present • No responsibility or commitments. • Currently no holidays booked.


Manager/yard person

Experience with Horses Have had my own horses from a very young age moved to newmarket when I was 16 did the fan cource at the national stud from there did 4 years at colin stud then 7 years as a yard supervisor at the national stud.now manager at a small stud in dorset. Key Skills Have done yearling prep foaling mares foal prep all the day to day stud work. Stallion parades.paddock work tractors etc. Strengths and Weaknesses • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I am hard working very loyal person as only my 3rd job since school.just want to be appreciated for what I do. Requirements Happy to consider most counties in the UK – please enquire. • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? Just to be appreciated. Dont mind if it’s not stud work • Do you need accommodation? Yes, also my partner not long had a baby. • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? 2 dog and 2 cats • Do you have any ongoing commitments? no


Groom/Rider

Experience with Horses I have worked at a variety of different yards from international show jumping yard, a international dressage yard to a top event yard expanding my knowledge. Prior to my college course I volunteered for 4 years at an RDA yard in Hampshire. I am confident with all types of horses on foot and under saddle. I have worked with all types of horses from mares and foals to fit competition horses. Key Skills High standard of mucking out High level of grooming Good with all types of horses Great attitude whist working Love being part of a team Turning out to a high standard Excellent people skills when building relations with colleagues and clients Full UK driving licence with full time use of a car Strengths and Weaknesses • I am a good confident rider and can get the feeling of a horse very quickly. • I would like to improve on my clipping and mane pulling/trimming skills. • I am a good team member and have a passion for horses which makes me strive to work hard to make sure they are well looked after.


Grooming

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. at 14 I started as a groom in a stable of horses, these jumping eras worked for six months and covered vacations of the other employees at age 16 I started working in a horse stable with dressage horses for a year and then went back to work with they for a year more, in 2007 I do practices with a rejoneador(torero) in spain, I was from 2007 to 2008 and from 2009 to 2010 after I worked in a distributor of medicines  in mexico for 8 years and now I am working in Germany as a groom but my permanent visa has not been authorized Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc Im able to work with stallions, mares, i have some experience traveling in an airplane whit horses and trailers, i have experience whit reproduction and handle the mares Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? Brush them, bathe them, be in contact with them and travel with them • Is there anything you’d like to improve? my way of riding • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? for my experience and the way I handle horses Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? I don’t now now I’m gain 10 euros for hour • Do you need accommodation? Yes • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? No • Do you have any ongoing commitments? now I am working in Germany but in three months my temporary work permit is terminated and the permanent permit has not been approved for me because my university certificate is not valid here I am a veterinarian Do you have hollidays that an employer should know? in this work we had talked about being allowed to spend 2 weeks in Mexico in December


Experienced Groom

Experience with Horses I have been around horses for most of my life. Starting out at my local riding school and progressing to riding for a friend in my early teenage years. I have helped out on many different yards, helping with hunters and eventers. I worked on a showjumping yard travelling to many one day and stay away shows, preparing horses for competition both on surfaces and studding for grass. I have spent many summers helping my friend with her eventer at one day events and travelling further afield for stay away shows. I spent 4 years working at an equine veterinary practice, gaining experience in theatre and many different types of wound management. During my time I handled many different horses through many situations. Key Skills I am good at working alone but also blending as part of a wider team to see a job well done. I turn horses out particularly well for competition, winning a best turnout competition at the Horse and Hound Festival of Eventing in 2018. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? The reward of a horse doing well and being happy is the best thing, creating a bond. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? I would love more competition experience and to learn more fast work. • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I have lots of experience, with horses and also quite a bit of administrative experience so I would be able to assist in many ways. Requirements • Do you need accommodation? Accommodation may be required depending on where the job is. • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? It would be fantastic to work for a yard that would allow my dog to come. He has grown up around horses and will even join them out on hacks! • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? 4th-8th September 7th-10th November 23rd December – 2nd January 19th-24th February


Groom

Experience with Horses I have worked with horses all my life starting out on a busy hunt yard/ riding school & livery yard right through to breeding and top end dressage grooming. Key Skills • Sole charge • Clipping • Turn out (plaiting) •Organisation • Customer service Strengths and Weaknesses • The reason I enjoy working with horses so much is it’s so rewarding watching them grow and developing and being able to help them optimise their future • I could improve schooling as over the years I’ve fallen out of love with it • Employers should consider me as I’m extremely reliable, hard working, Caring and have great attention to detail Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? Open for all experiences • Do you need accommodation? No • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? I have a very horse friendly little dog • Do you have any ongoing commitments? No • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? No


horse groom and maintenance

Experience with Horses I Emma have been working with horses for more than 10 years, mostly in eventing but some in riding schools and private yards. I have also owned horses for 6 years I now have just the one. I have been running my own equestrian and agriculture business for a year with my partner and have knowledge and skills in all areas. Key Skills I have skills in working alone and with others. I have always had a good drive and organization. We also have skills in computers, DIY, plaiting, grooming, turning out for shows, general care, handling all ages and levels, seeing what needs doing. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? Emma-It never feels like a job. Luke- I enjoy being outside. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? Emma- I guess its a good and bad thing, I work until I am happy and it’s done even if I work hours over my own time as I like to finish the day happy knowing my set jobs are done. Luke – Better in-depth knowledge. • Why should employers consider you above any other jobseeker? Emma-  My passion and organization have always set me out form the crowd. Luke – Hard work and determination makes me get the job done. Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job?  Emma- More knowledge. I am always wanting to learn more. At the moment I am learning about feeds and stomachs in horses so I have a far better knowledge to help each horse on a better level. Luke- More skills and qualifications so I can provide a vast amount of jobs to one person. • Do you need accommodation? yes • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you?  I have two dogs that have worked with me for my whole career. I have one horse so I would like to bring him along with me or be very close. • Do you have any ongoing commitments? Harvest until October 1st • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know? yes, one in September and getting married in November.


Competition groom

Experience with Horses Four years experience working at a racing stud as a Stud Hand. Responsibilities included, Handling youngstock, fit out of training horses, infoal mares, mares with foals at foot, stallions. Yearling prep Mare sales Prepping yearlings and mares for sales  Weaning Veterinary care General day to day care Assisting with foalings and coverings. Four years experience in show jumping, grooming for a private family and a team GB junior rider. Sole responsibility of the yard. Looking after the horses home and away, grooming nationally and internationally (UK and abroad). Main responsibilities included Grooming at shows Keeping the horses clipped and looking tidy Dealing with veterinary care, worming programme etc Dealing with vet, farrier and physio visits. Day to day care Field maintenance Exercising horses Taking employers children and horses to regular lessons after school. Day to day running of the yard. Packing lorry for away and day shows and driving a range of lorries from 3.5t to 18t. Currently grooming for a private dressage rider competing at inter 1, caring for the horses at home and at shows. Main responsibilities include Spa’ing horses and maintaining the spa Grooming at shows and lessons Over seeing vet, farrier, physio, chiro visits Day to day care Keeping horses looking tidy Maintaining arena and paddocks Regularly using massage rugs Packing and driving the lorry Lunging Into my 3rd year of having my HGV, and have had a lot of driving experience. Driven a range of lorries from 3.5t to 18t. Driving mainly in the UK but have some abroad driving experience. Also hold my trailer licence, and have a good level of experience towing. Hold a national diploma and foundation degree in equine science. BHS stages 1 and 2 and riding and road safety. Key Skills Turning out to a high standard Clipping Plaiting Trimming Pulling manes Time management Grooming at shows Lunging/riding Injecting IM Harrowing arena’s Topping, harrowing, rolling paddocks Using and maintaining an equine spa Veterinary care and equine first aid Bandaging Requirements Must be dog friendly. I own a well behaved Jack Russell who has grown up around horses. I have my own horse that I compete currently at novice dressage. This is something I would like to continue being able to do. Accommodation required depending on location. Happy to work weekend days but ideally would rather not work both days every weekend. Happy to discuss.


Groom /maintenance/man Friday

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I own 5 of my own horses,I have built my stables and paddocks . I am willing to carry out all groom and stable duties plus any maintenance and other duties. Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc I am good at working alone or in a group, can carry out all equine duties ,riding anything asked to. I am a master carpenter by trade and ex armed forces, so am happy to carry out any other duties required. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? Forming bonds with horses and riders ,also love riding. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? My cross country and jumping skills • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? I am hardworking,honest and can bring many skills to a role within the equine environment Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? Job satisfaction • Do you need accommodation? Yes • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? We have 2 dogs and 2 horses • Do you have any ongoing commitments? No • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? We have a horse camp booked in August


Groom/ hgv driver

Experience with Horses  I have  worked for Joli Smith and Helena Charlsworth. I have owned horses my entire life and regularly compete and hunt. Key Skills I am very strong and capable of multiple tasks such as clipping, mane pulling etc Ihave a full hgv license and have lots of experience driving tractors and loading shovels Strengths and Weaknesses I enjoy forming a bond with horse and learning their individual personalities. • I would love to improve my riding • I would be a great candidate as I am loyal , caring and hardworking. This would be great in a family environment. Requirements • I would love to gain the employers respect in the way that I’m good at whatever I put my mind to. • I would need accommodation for myself and my partner. My son is grown up now sadly. • I have 2 well behaved dogs that usually hack out with me. They are used to horses. I also have a 17,2 Irish sports horse that I’d need to bring with me too. • The only commitment I have is the pending apple season. I am booked to haul apples for 3 months. • I have no pending holidays


Current community support worker

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I have worked with and owned my own horses for 20 years. Key Skills What are you particularly good at? For example: working alone, working with others, clipping, plaiting, turning out for shows, handling stallions, handling/riding young horses, non-equine skills etc General yard duties, field management, riding – hunting, low level dressage, jumping. House keeping, working with all farm animals and pets. Community support work and looking after children. Strengths and Weaknesses • What do you most enjoy about working with horses? All aspects. I just love being around horses. I love the connection and trust you can gain from such a majestic, powerful creature. It isn’t just the animals I love. I take (she says embarrassed and blushing) a great deal of pride in a clean and tidy yard, with a perfectly laid out organised systems, including immaculate muck heap, well laid beds. (straw beds have defined banks, banked up during the day with rotation to banks allowing the stable to dry) I am of course used to working with a variety of bedding. A well organised tack room with clean tack. • Is there anything you’d like to improve? My confidence when competing • Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker? Because I have the all round skills to look after and support an equestrian family  . My partner is also a rider and master carpenter and general builder. Requirements • What would you like to do or gain in your next job? Freedom to do what I love the most which is working with horse and be surrounded by lovely country side and like minded people. • Do you need accommodation? We would need accommodation suitable for a couple. • Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you? We do have 2 horses and 2 dogs • Do you have any ongoing commitments? No • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of? We currently have a weekend horse camp booked in august


Work Rider / Home Rider / Groom Rider

Experience with Horses Outline your experience with horses here/the scope of your freelance services. I started riding when I was three years of age.  I started working part time at a local riding stables whilst I was still at school.  Upon leaving school I attended Hartpury College, where I studied a Level Three Extended Diploma in Equine Management.  After working for a show jumper for the summer and grooming on the Sunshine Tour I realised the college environment wasn’t for me as I am a hands on learner, so I started a full time position on a showjumping livery yard. Key Skills My strengths include working well as part of a team, a good work ethic, desire to improve and a willingness to work hard.  I have a particular interest in training and riding and this is where my focus is.