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COPD in Horses

COPD in Horses

Haynet Blog for Horse LoversThe Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment is delighted to reblog this article, “COPD in Horses” by Jacqui Broderick, which originally featured on equestrian blogging website ‘Haynet’.

Jacqui Broderick is a British author born in Derbyshire, now living on the West coast of Ireland. She has been involved with horses all her life, as an owner, competitor in various equine events, and editor of equine and animal magazines. She now writes full time. She is also the author of the biography of jockey Shane Broderick who was tragically paralyzed after a fall.

Haynet is a leading equestrian and countryside blogging directory, telling your stories from the stables to the fields. If you love living in the countryside, riding your horse, farming the fields or walking your dogs through the woods ‚Äď then you will feel right at home here!¬†Haynet is the host of the¬†Countryside Blogger of the Year Award¬†celebrating top class bloggers within the industry and founders of the #HorseBloggers channel and the host of #RuralBloggers, a dedicated network to share countryside related content, engaging with the blogging community.

So, as the ‘Haynet’ team say; grab a cuppa, kick off your wellies and read Jacqui’s advice on COPD in Horses!

 


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Horses

by Jacqui Broderick

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is also known as Heaves, Equine Asthma, Emphysema or Broken Wind.

For all of their bulk, courage and majesty horses have finely tuned and delicate internal systems which go wrong very easily.

Respiratory problems cause coughing, increased respiration and laboured breathing. A yellow nasal discharge may also be present. Breathing can so severe that the horse appears listless, may wheeze and can develop a muscular ‚Äėheave line‚Äô along the horse‚Äôs barrel from taking a double exhalation. Usually, the appetite is normal unless the condition is so severe the horse has extreme difficulty breathing.

 

What causes COPD in Horses?

COPD  is caused by environmental problems such as dusty or mouldy hay, dust and moulds in bedding, or pollens, dust and other irritants in the environment. When airborne allergens get down into the airways, they irritate the cells and cause mucus secretion, which will trigger a snort or cough. However, if the horse is allergic to one or more of these particle types, inhaling them will also cause inflammation. Large numbers of white blood cells move into the area. Some of these cells secrete chemicals that cause swelling. Others produce antibodies to the allergen(s) which causes even more inflammation.

 

Because of the mucus and inflammation, less air can get through. The smooth muscles in the walls of the lower airways constrict to prevent the allergens from passing further down into the lungs which reduce the amount of total air space in the airways and lungs. Wheezing and coughing occur, which then worsen the irritation and inflammation in the lungs, causing a vicious circle in which the body’s own defences ultimately cause the most harm.

 

COPD is on the extreme end of the respiratory allergy scale. It is most likely to develop in colder climates, and in horses over age 7 that are stabled in the winter rather than pastured. A stable is usually a dusty place, and that dust can contain many allergens. Straw bedding and hay are primary sources of a wide variety of allergens. When a horse is breathing this dust for hours at a time, problems can arise. Even clean hay contains small amounts of mould, dust mites, pollen, and other debris; mouldy hay, of course, is even more contaminated. In damp or humid conditions bacteria and mould in the hay can grow increasing the risk.

 

Which horses are susceptible to COPD?

Any but not all horses exposed to respiratory irritants may develop COPD. The longer they are exposed the more severe the condition may become. Horses kept stabled may be at higher risk. The usual picture of a horse at risk is one, usually over 7 who is stabled during the winter, basically most horses. Housing, feed, bedding, weather, and activity are all factors that influence the risk. Horses involved in high-intensity activities are particularly susceptible, especially if they live, train, or work in cold-weather conditions.

 

Cold weather itself may be a significant problem for many horses. Exercising in very cold temperatures has been shown to cause inflammation in the lungs and airways, and maybe a large factor in the development of respiratory problems.

 

A study of horses of varying ages housed in a conventional stables found that although they appeared perfectly healthy, were performing well, and had no outward signs of lung problems all of them had microscopic evidence of inflammatory airway disease. This suggests that any horse can develop respiratory problems.

 

What are the signs of COPD in horses?

COPD in HorsesBeing aware of the likelihood of COPD can help if owners are aware of the subtle signs of the beginning of the illness. If recognised early enough management changes may slow or even prevent its onset.  If the horse is continually exposed to the irritants the disease may progress to the point where the horse is unable to thrive.

There isn‚Äôt good news for owners of horses who live outdoors either. Even horses on pasture can sometimes become allergic to certain moulds or pollens and develop ‚ÄúSummer Pasture Associated Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (SPAOPD).‚ÄĚ About 10% of COPD horses also have SPAOPD.

 

How can I help avoid my horses developing COPD?

Good management practices can help avoid or control COPD. Try to ensure there is a good flow of air into the stables and ensure any fodder and bedding is mould and dust free. Muck out frequently as the ammonia fumes from stables can also further irritate the respiratory system.

However, horses need to be out of the stables while they are cleaned and kept out until the dust settles. Hay should be stored away from the stables and kept as dry as possible. Hay stored in the same barn with COPD horses was shown to rapidly cause heaves symptoms and worsening of lung function. Wood shavings, shredded paper, or rubber mats should be used for bedding instead of straw, to minimize dust; good quality straw may also be less dusty.

 

Are there any medicines to help horses with COPD?

There are drugs available to help alleviate symptoms and some owners find various herbal or natural remedies effective. The bad news is that there is no sure cure; once a horse has COPD it will always be at risk of further lung damage, but with good management should be able to work and live a fairly normal life.  Conventional medicine treatment generally includes anti-inflammatory steroids and bronchodilators which reduce the muscular spasms in the lungs.

Unfortunately, these drugs have serious side effects including laminitis and also suppress the immune system, making the horse more susceptible to viruses and other infectious diseases. Inhaled steroids deliver a smaller dose to a more focused area, but require daily or twice-daily administration using a special mask. Conventional drugs may not be suitable for long-term management of the problem because of potential side effects and also because they contain prohibited substances under the rules of various equine sport governing bodies.

 

Are there any herbal remedies for horses with COPD?

There are holistic treatments available. Essential fatty acids, with their antioxidant and healing properties, are one such option. Herbs can be a safe, effective alternative to drugs for COPD. Many herbs would help with some of the symptoms of the disease. Yarrow is often used for upper respiratory complaints. Herbs used need to include an antioxidant which will reduce inflammation-causing molecules in the body that contribute to asthma. It also needs to be antifungal, to inhibit mould particles that commonly cause COPD, immune-modulating, to decrease the over-reactive immune response to allergens, have anti-inflammatory properties to protect the lungs from the harmful effects of inflammation.

You may be able to find Funtumia Elastica, a Traditional Asthma Remedy in health food shops.  This native African plant has important antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibiotic properties. It is traditionally used in its native environment, to treat asthma, allergies, and other respiratory issues, as well as malaria. It has no known toxicity and is not barred by any equine sport governing body.

With careful management, whether you go down the herbal route, or stick with conventional medicine and good stable practices there is no reason why a horse with breathing problems shouldn’t have a full and useful life.

 

Precautions: This article is an advisory post only.  It is solely your own responsibility when feeding natural supplements to animals. If you are giving any other type of drug or medication to your horse, please check with your vet to make sure it is still safe to administer.

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Job Description home groom for showjumping yard in Devon, needing an experienced and reliable person to join our team happy looking after fit competition horses and to be in charge if we are away horses competing national and internationally , purpose-built yard set in 30 ac family-run yard we would love someone looking for a long term job our great home groom is now our show groom so having to replace her   Minimum Requirements Must have previous experience working with fit competition horses , happy turning out lunging , etc   Accommodation details Shared flat on yard   Benefits Happy for you to bring your own horse  
*Family welcomed *Well behaved dog welcome * Package £22,000 + paid council tax, enhanced pension contribution + free gym membership) *Brand new accommodation just built! PLEASE NOTE, FOR THIS VACANCY,  WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM JOB SEEKERS WITH A CURRENT CV ATTACHED TO AN UPDATED JOB SEEKER PROFILE Wonderful sole charge opportunity for an experienced Groom/Rider to work with a friendly and busy family and their two hunters and three ponies on their family estate in Cheshire. All usual duties to a high standard eg: General husbandry, exercising/schooling. You must be able to clip and plait and turn out well. Administer first aid and liaise with vets as required. Ideally, you will have a license to drive a 7.5t lorry As a Rider, you will need to be confident and experienced cross country with the ability to tackle jumps when either exercising or attending hunts. Current Groom who highly recommends and is retiring so a full handover to a motivated, passionate and enthusiastic individual is required to ensure continuity for the family and their beloved horses. Of course, you will need to be good with children, ideally have worked within a private household setting previously and therefore understand the need to work flexibly at weekends and undertake some unsocial hours. *Full job description available to suitable candidates Please contact Caroline 0203 006 5730 or email Caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Full time permanent family groom position. 1 Event horse, 1 small young event horse, 3 ponies, an old boy and a racehorse on holiday or home for walk / trot work / re-schooling. Very experienced at riding and handling, turning out for Eventing, hunting and Pony Club to a high standard. All yard duties and riding out, fitness work and schooling ( including ponies hence need lightweight rider if possible) Driver of 6.5 tonne lorry and car and trailer preferred. Safe and kind and fun with children ( aged 11 and 6) Happy to muck in with dogs and family life and occasional school runs or club drop off and pick ups Live out, nearby with own horse possible. Prepared to move in for holiday cover of house, dogs, horses and sometimes children too. Sole charge. Interest and experience of equine first aid Clipping, Plaiting, Mane and Tail pulling, In Hand walking Out, Bandaging, Icing etc Confident, experienced and a good rider required. Lunging.   Minimum Requirements Must have experience working ¬†with competition horses and be happy loading, leading, riding ¬†and rehabilitating them. Experience of grooming at events. Excellent turn out and yard duty skills.   Accommodation details Live out or live in 4 miles away in shares house with your own horse if applicable. Only very well behaved, non yappy dogs welcome please!   Benefits Good salary, holiday and pension for right person.    
Job Description Temporary vacancy to cover Holiday and Sickness to start 19th June . General yard duties, mucking out, turning out, grooming, preparing horses for exercise, dealing with horses after exercise and over seeing apprentices Minimum Requirements Applicant should either hold a level 3 qualification or similar of have a good amount of experience backed up by references. You will need to be able to just come in and muck in. as we are really busy currently.   Accommodation details There is shared accommodation on site it is a well maintained mobile home with individual bedrooms, centrel heating and washing machine and tumble dryeer.   Benefits    
Job Description This position is for an experienced Yard Manager or Head Groom for a top international event yard in Oxfordshire. Small compact yard, easy to run, and lovely facilities including a 60×30 arena, gallops, horse walker and plenty of turnout. The horses range from 4yrs to 4star, being produced for top level competitons and championships, as well as for sale. Eventing experience is very important, along with a good work ethic, sense of humour and a large dose of common sense! The yard is run to a high standard, with an emphasis on attention to detail and top care for all the horses. The job would be 5 days a week, responsible for managing the day to day running, logistics, ordering, arranging staff cover, and general over seeing of the horses welfare. There is accommodation included in a tidy annex, and there is flexibility within the job for travel to the events and riding depending on the individual candidate and experience. The day runs from 7.30-4.30, though it can run longer on certain competition days if there is travel to an event. There is also the option that this is a more fixed hour stay at home job, without riding. Minimum Requirements Eventing experience, good work ethic, trimming, plaiting and turning out to a high standard, common sense! driving license, good positive attitude and ability to cope with stressful situations if things go wrong. Ability to work well alongside other members of the team. If someone doesn‚Äôt mind having a toddler around helping with yard duties that‚Äôs a bonus!   Accommodation details 1 bedroom annex on-site, Sky TV Wifi      
Job Description A small private competition yard based in Cambridgeshire. The ideal candidate would have competition experience being able to turn out to a very high standard and taking sole-charge. For a less experienced person there will be lots of opportunity to learn and develop skills. Minimum Requirements HGV license would be a huge bonus but not essential.   Accommodation details Preferably a live out position but accommodation can be arranged.   Benefits A rewarding role for an enthusiastic and hard working person working as part of a successful event team. Opportunity to travel to competitions across the UK and abroad.  
Job Description *Beautiful off-road riding *Accommodation available *5 Day week *Horse welcomed* Looking for experienced and reliable instructor / groom¬† ¬†for our busy and expanding yard.. You must be highly motivated and willing to work as part of a team. A teaching qualification with a¬† minimum of stage 2 teach or NVQ equivalent is required.¬† We offer BHS and NVQ training depending on your choice of career¬† pathway. We are a large BHS approved riding school, livery yard and “Where to Train” centre. We have excellent facilities set in 550 acres with beautiful off-road riding with opportunity to further your training and development. ¬†You must also be happy to work alongside the existing team¬† carrying out daily duties and all aspects of yard work; everyone mucks in and helps each other out. Minimum Requirements   Stage 2 teach or NVQ equivalent Time management Attention to detail Equine first aid People skills Reliable Accommodation details On site single or shared accommodation may be available but no pets.   Benefits Excellent Working Conditions. Professional, fun environment .Top class expanding facilities .Variation in Role. Staff livery with use of full facilities available. 28 days holiday. Pension, NI and PAYE fully paid.¬† Onsite training for BHS or NVQ. Exam fees paid. In house clinics for all disciplines.
Job Description Full time experienced Hunt groom to take charge of 6 quality hunters   Minimum Requirements¬† A cheerfull helpfull person who loves the job & understands horses hunting and hunting people     Accommodation details A nice converted barn with lounge dinner,¬† bedroom, shower fully fitted furniture with parking outside     Benefits    
Job Description Working during polo season, based near Kirtlington Park Polo Club: Immediate start until beginning of October 2021 – permanent position available for the right person as part time in winter season then full time in summers. Experienced and competent rider required for: schooling and training 8 high quality polo ponies aged 7 to 15 grooming yard maintenance & management equine health monitoring and managing turning out to a high standard. sole charge. Minimum Requirements Experience training young horses, from main disciplines: jumping, dressage, Eventing, polo   Benefits Sole charge of the yard flexibility with working hours Mondays off work, except for bank holidays    
Job Description We are looking for a Dressage Groom or Yard Manager (dependent on experience) for a Small Dressage/Training/Livery yard in Surrey.¬† We are looking for someone who is experienced, reliable, highly motivated and able to work on own initiative to a high standard. Minimum Requirements All usual yard duties, including mucking out, turning out, grooming, tack cleaning etc Ability to Plait and Clip. Happy/able to hack out.¬† Other riding/schooling dependent on experience. Competent handling fit competition horses. Ability to drive 7.5 tonne Lorry desirable but not essential.   Accommodation details No accommodation   Benefits Possibility to bring own horse. Training with International Grand Prix Dressage Rider and experienced Coach.  
Job Description Small private event yard looking for a full time groom. Based near Reading (RG4) Due to gap year rider/groom going to university in September we are a looking for someone who is hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic to join the team. This person has to be capable of handling fit event horses and working sole charge. We have max 9 horses to look after ranging from 14.2hh ponies to horses competing every weekend. The yard is a newly built barn that is very easy to work in and has great facilities, horses are all lovely. Opportunities to live in and bring a horse or take on one of ours for the right person. Looking for someone to work ideally 6 days a week alongside our current part time groom who does 5 mornings and our regular freelancer, both of whom have been with us over 18mths are are also happy to chat to you. Riding would involve taking the horses to the gallops and lots of hacking/lungeing. Lots of opportunities to go to events and internationals. HGV would be ideal but not a necessity. Just looking for someone who we can trust and will treat the horses like they are their own – we are a very friendly team. Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details Purpose built self contained one bedroom flat   Benefits    
Job Description; Teach and ride owners horses – meet regularly with instructors ,gvie them weekly training attend horse owners and members .supervise the grooms and evaluate them . organise the daily horses plan ( school and livery horses) ¬†medications,care , exercise… . coordinate and supervise ¬†the lesson distributions among various junior instructors . assist during jumping competitions and gymkhanas. Minimum Requirements Good level showjumping competition and teaching experince with certifications – BHSAI or similar .minimum 10 years competing show jumping. good english langauge written and spoken . ¬†refrences is a must . ability to adapt to multi cultural environment Accommodation details fully furnished accomodation on site .   Benefits airline tickets once a year – medical insurance – bonus on performance-  
Job Description Friday person/Groom/Administration for a private 4 horse yard, that mostly live out. 3 days a week to include weekends.¬† You must be highly motivated, a good organiser, adaptable and friendly person looking for long term position. Sole charge. Between looking after horses, to work in a new and exciting food manufacturing business, assisting in social media, admin, and general help within the business. Well behaved dog welcome. Live out position. Must have a car due to the location. Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details     Benefits    
We are looking for a friendly, reliable full time groom to join our team. Private Eventing and showjumping yard based in the beautiful Surrey Hills. We have up to 12 horses in work and job includes all yard duties and for right person to help with the exercising of all horses from youngsters to Advanced horses. Opportunities of hunting, competition grooming and training. Confident handling young horses as we breed eventers and showjumpers.   Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details Private flat/cottage ¬†on family estate.   Benefits    
Job Description Eventing, Hunting Live in Groom Great opportunity to join an experienced small team producing quality event horses and hunters. Fantastic facilities including indoor school, xc and gallops. Would suit enthusiastic groom willing to learn and contribute to a successful team. Will consider applications from experienced Groom/Riders with HGV licence or less experienced Groom/Riders who’re capable of handling and riding big, fit performance horses but might need further training and experience in details like show turnout and competition grooming. (HGV licence is not a requirement)   Minimum Requirements All yard duties Must be able to ride big, fit event horses Very high standards of turn out and care and good attention to detail   Accommodation details Lovely self contained single accommodation with kitchen and living room and bills included   Benefits Accommodation, bills, salary dependent on experience  
Job Description *Partner considered *Pets welcomed *Own horse considered We are looking for a seasonal hunting groom to join our team in a well resourced yard in West Dorset. The position is live in with accommodation on site for the successful applicant. The applicant must have excellent turnout skills with a high attention to detail, must be able to school and jump fit hunters and also be happy to ride fit eventers. There will be an opportunity to hunt and travel to events when needed. You must be able to clip, plait and pull manes and tails. A 7.5 tonne licence and HGV licence is required. Start date ‚Äď 23rd August 2021 End date ‚Äď 1st April 2022 Minimum Requirements The applicant must have excellent turnout skills with a high attention to detail, must be able to school and jump fit hunters and also be happy to ride fit eventers. There will be an opportunity to hunt and travel to events when needed. You must be able to clip, plait and pull manes and tails. A 7.5 tonne licence and HGV licence is required. Accommodation details The position is live in with accommodation on site for the successful applicant. Benefits The position is live in Pets will be considered  
Job Description Kildaragh Stud, county Kildare are recruiting for their yearling preparation team for the upcoming sales season. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, dynamic, conscientious and be able to work well as part of the existing¬† team. Minimum Requirements Experience in similar role would be an advantage but not essential   Accommodation details Shared accommodation with one other   Benefits Attractive Salary All utility bills included Use of on farm car    
*Pets and partner considered *Horse a possibility *Private 2-bed accommodation with wonderful views over farmland *Package up to ¬£25k + accomm depending on experience Established family yard with 2 hunters/1 retiree/2 ponies currently mainly hunting with Pony Club activities in the summer for 3 young children (early teens) is now looking for a sole charge, experienced Head Person who can become part of the family and look after the yard, horses and ride. You must also be able to drive a 7.5t lorry. The family mainly hunt once a week on a Saturday, sometimes twice a week. The successful applicant will be able to turnout and transport horses to meets. The family often attend events with children one day of the weekend so you will need to be accommodating of this cheerful, fun, family-friendly environment. Based on a 400 acre farm in the Cotswolds the facilities include indoor and outdoor schools, horse walker, and acres of off-road hacking. The accommodation is privately located, overlooking Cotswold farmland and is a well equipped, well maintained mobile home. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com    
*Accommodation available *5/6 days pw neg *Pets welcome Position available for a capable person to help with Yearling Prep for a small but very well-known thoroughbred stud farm outside Marlborough, Wilts. You must have relevant experience and be happy to walk in hand colts and fillies and all aspects of yearling Prep. A tractor driver is preferable! Fabulous facilities and a competitive package available.  
Job Description A rider/groom is required for a lovely private hunting yard in a stunning part of the Beaufort country.  You will be involved in all the usual yard duties, working alongside two other members of staff.  It is essential that you are a good, brave, confident rider, able to cope with fit horses and to take them out hunting as needed.  You will also be involved in caring for some broodmares and bringing on the young stock.  The ideal applicant will be fun, bright, enthusiastic, have good turn-out skills, understand hunting, and all things country.  Own horse welcome by arrangement and a competitive package offered for the right person.  To start early July 2021.  Please send a CV or email with a summary of your experience
Job Description Foaling assistant position at one of the UK‚Äôs leading sport horse stud farms providing AI, embryo transfer and foalings. We average 100 foalings per season. We are looking for a hardworking and motivational person to assist the foaling centre. Candidates must have previous foaling experience, be organised, tidy and work well under pressure. It is essential to be calm and confident around foals and able to cope with any situation that arises. You will be required to carry out all yard duties supporting the Stud Manager and her team. The foaling unit has twelve boxes with CCTV, foaling alert system and the support of the stud‚Äôs on site resident vets. The ideal candidate will already be experienced in stud work as well as foaling. Training and support will be given. The position is full time or seasonal with immediate start available and comes with shared accommodation adjacent to the foaling unit. Sorry no horse/pets. Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details The position is full time or seasonal with immediate start available and comes with shared accommodation adjacent to the foaling unit.   Benefits    
Job Description As a busy equine hospital that prides ourselves on exceptional inpatient care we are looking for someone to assist our existing nursing team with the day to day husbandry care of our patients. The role will involve mucking out ensuring patients have the correct hay / feeds / rugs etc grooming trotting up and lunging ensuring the yard is kept clean and tidy at all times other odd jobs as required Minimum Requirements We are looking for someone with plenty of experience in the industry and who is confident handling a range of horses. An eye for detail and high standards of horse care and tidiness are essential.   Accommodation details Not provided   Benefits Opportunity to part of an enthusiastic and upbeat team providing excellent care to a range of ill and injured patients. Salary commensurate with experience. Employee discounts on veterinary fees given. Company pension scheme Uniform  
Job Description *We currently have a position available as we have had a post-Covid boom* *Yard groom* With option to train* We currently have a opportunity for a yard groom¬† to join our current expanding team. Training given in all aspects to set you up in the equestrian industry. Own horse welcome. You will be involved in the daily running of the yard along side a supervisor and current team members. There will be all the usual yard work, including mucking out, turning out and tacking up. You will receive all necessary training whether its BHS or NVQ depending on your choice of career pathway.. You need to have some experience handling horses and basic equestrian common sense. We are a BHS approved riding school, livery yard and “Where to train” centre. We have excellent expanding facilities set within 550 acres of beautiful off road hacking. Minimum Requirements Cheerful hardworking team player Willing to learn Passion for horses Attention to detail Conscience Reliable Accommodation details On site studio flat or shared accommodation may be available but no pets. Benefits Excellent Working Conditions. Professional, fun environment. Top class expanding facilities. Variation in Role. On-going training for BHS exams or NVQ. Exam fees paid. 5 day week. Own horse with use of facilities welcome. In house clinics covering all disciplines.  
*Nice accommodation on-site (shared 2 bedroom flat) *Dog and horse welcomed *Days PW negotiable *Generous and negotiable salary ūüôā Riding video/download of flat and jump work required for all applications ūüôā¬† ¬† Experienced 2nd Rider required to produce and exercise horses on a family Show Jumping Stud producing quality youngstock for the future to professional standards. The role will require you to work alongside the main Rider and Stud Groom to run things and you should be able to work also without supervision.¬† ¬† Happy to receive input, you will need to be capable of breaking and producing 3, 4 & 5yrs to a high commercial standard. Opportunity to progress and grow with older horses for the right person. Local shows possible plus the possibility of a few international shows a year. All for discussion and negotiation depending on capabilities and experience. You should be bold and confident but with a calm demeanor and a top-class horsemanship approach. Car license essential. Lorry Licence a plus Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description – All yard duties looking after competition horses, liveries, stallions, youngstock, broodmares & foals as part of a great team of professionals who will guide and help you learn on the job.¬† We have been training students for the equine industry for over 60 years and pass on a broad wealth of knowledge to you all. Minimum Requirements – Level 2 Apprentices looking to futher their experience and knowledge or PC B Test level or BHS Stage 2/3, but you will be assessed at interview if you don’t have the above, but do have other experience and qualities. Accommodation details – Shared 4 bedroom chalet with other apprentices / staff.¬† 2 showers & loos, shared kitchen and living room.¬† Washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, heating, parking. Benefits – Paid for working with quality competition horses, a wealth of knowledge and experience to be passed on to you from qualified staff in all aspects of horsemanship.¬† Friendly yard, clients and other staff.    
Job Description Experienced, reliable riding groom to work 6 days a week (7.30-12.30) in small private yard in Minety (Wiltshire). 5 horses, 2 of which are retired, the others are hunters and an eventer. Must be capable of doing yard work to a high standard, turning out and bringing in. Some sole charge. Must be competent in dealing with fit and young horses. Must be able to do the occasional afternoon and longer days when rider is competing/away. No accomodation available and non smoker please ¬£300-360 a week for the core hours plus pay for extra hours worked.    
*¬£18K + warm, cosy 1 bed apartment *Dog welcomed *Chance to get some proper Hunt Yard experience on your CV! Lovely seasonal position available on a well-established, traditional family hunt yard within a beautiful estate. Fun, professional team renowned for being great at what they do. You will work hard but you will be treated well and have a very rewarding season. The position involves all grooming duties to a good standard but is a support role, so you will not be out hunting just supporting and some riding (Horses ranging from 15.2-18.2HH). No jumping required but must be confident and competent as will be left behind when others out hunting. Will be expected to prepare second horses for the changeovers. Great facilities/menage/lunge pen/500 acres/excellent hacking. Call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com    
*¬£280 to ¬£380pw depending on experience and qualifications¬† *Friendly, professional team *Lovely facilities for horses and humans 🙂 *Live in We are a small professional Dressage yard and Stud with 17 stables, four of our own dressage horses, six full livery horses and a small breeding program seeking an experienced and reliable groom to join our existing team of five. The ideal candidate will: Have previous experience working on a professional yard Work to high standards with good attention to detail Be able to clip, plait, pull and trim Be confident handling fit competition horses Be friendly and reliable with a good work ethic You will be helping with the day to day running of the yard which includes but is not limited to mucking out, feeding, turning out, bringing in, tacking up and washing down. We can offer a fabulous working environment on a beautiful yard, with a friendly team of happy dressage addicts. There is also an opportunity to travel to National and International high-profile shows (if desired). Unfortunately, we cannot take staff horses, but we can offer sole occupancy fully furnished accommodation ‚Äď pets are negotiable! Working hours are from 7am ‚Äď 5pm with an hour for lunch and numerous tea breaks (tea and biscuits provided‚Ķalways!) 5 days a week. ¬†Located 10 minutes from Hartpury College in Gloucester, we are close to some of England‚Äôs best dressage venues and horse care facilities.    
*Nice accommodation on-site (shared 2 bedroom flat) *Dog and horse welcomed *Days PW negotiable *Generous and negotiable salary ¬† Experienced Groom required to manage and be responsible for all of the horses on a family Show Jumping Stud producing quality youngstock for the future to professional standards. The role will require you to work alongside the Rider to run things ūüôā¬† ¬† You should be capable of either lunging or hacking young competition horses and Stallions when needed and experienced and capable with stud work and managing youngstock. As a committed team player, you should also happy to go to day shows/training and maybe 1 or 2 international shows a year. ¬† You should be able to work on your own initiative. The role will include managing the grazing land and property upkeep plus organising subcontractors to do necessary work. Would be great if you are fairly handy and could fix a fence or leaking water trough etc ¬† Car (non-negotiable) and lorry license (ideally).¬† Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
* Fab career/CV opportunity *Live in or out *Salary iro ¬£400 gross plus beautiful cottage accommodation (without charges) if needed Experienced Groom required to work within an established team to a very high standard on an international dressage yard. Competent Grooms from any discipline considered. You must be a team player and as this is essentially a non-riding position (maybe some hacking), it would suit someone who enjoys the Dressage environment and working with the best of horses and facilities at home. This is a world-class establishment – ideally, you will be able to step up with the home team when the Rider and competition Grooms are away for periods of time. ūüôā Please note, you must be prepared to work a 5.5 day week (sensible hours and weekend days on rota) ūüôā Pls call Caroline & The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com        
*Flexible hours and days to suit ideally at least 4 days PW *¬£10-15ph negotiable. *Great opportunity to join the existing, happy team *Own horse welcome. Job Description Day to day running of busy event yard with retired competition horses as well as horses currently competing. Minimum Requirements Sole charge. Reliable. Must have high standards and exceptional levels of care. Must turn horses out to a high standard and want to be a good team player.     Accommodation details None   Benefits Great pay. Flexible hours and days to suit. Great opportunity to join existing happy team.  
*¬£20k pa *Various options for accommodation *Dog and horse welcomed *Chance to get first aid training and qualifications COVID STATUS: Anyone travelling to the Isle of Man who has¬†not¬†been outside of the United Kingdom, Guernsey or Jersey in the 10 days prior to arriving on the Island will be able to access the ‚ÄėFast Track Test to Release‚Äô pathway, opting to take a COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arrival and isolate until they receive a negative result. A second COVID-19 test will also be required (free of charge) six days after arrival. First class Equestrian Centre, also a registered Pony Club Centre offering a wide range of equestrian activities for all levels of ability, is looking for a special someone to replace longstanding and much loved Instructor and second in command person. Teaching all ages and experience levels, from absolute beginners or working to improve¬† skills for competitions, this friendly team puts together programmes to suit. All levels of ability catered for including, novice, intermediate, disabled and experienced. Do call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Salary 8.5 Euros/negotiable dependent on experience with no food/accommodation or utilities to pay. You will need some experience grooming competition horses One of the Most Professional SJ yards in the world – Learn your trade with the best and secure your Grooming future with a hands on job. All you need is a passport and an adventurous spirit! Enthusiasm and dedication to work along side the best horses, riders and horse people.This opportunity would be GREAT FUN and a second to none experience which would guarantee your career anywhere you chose in the future both home and abroad. A rare insight into world class horses, world class facilities and a truly remarkable experience for any groom seriously interested in getting to the top of their game. Whilst there are considerable opportunities for advancement and promotion possibilities if you wish to remain in Germany. ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!¬†   Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*Salary IRO 1800 euros *All accommodation and food provided *Seasonal position with far reaching CV improving benefits! This world class service station and stud is looking for experienced stud hands for the forthcoming season to be based in Muhlen, Germany. Some prior experience important as some serious unmatched warmblood breeding stock is involved in this operation names such as¬†¬†Balou¬†du¬†Rouet, whose offspring‚Äôs prize money makes millions plus Sandro¬†Hit plus stallions F√ľrstenball, Vivaldi, Bordeaux, Foundation, Vitalis, Sir¬†Donnerhall¬†I and Diarado were amongst the leading group of all German stallions according to the German FN’s 2016 predicted breeding value statistics. Last year stallions from M√ľhlen once again dominated the Oldenburg Elite Mare show and of the twelve mares presented, seven of them were daughters of this yard’s stallions, including the winner Candy¬†OLD by Sir¬†Donnerhall¬†I. The list goes on and on and on! 🙂 ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!¬†   Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
*Package totally negotiable (currently IRO ¬£25K+) for someone with desired skills, experience & qualifications * Very nice single accommodation¬† * 5-day week *HGV essential (26t lorry) & must have experience of showjumping and driving a lorry in Europe Lovely, long term job position suited to an experienced and competent person on a family yard with top competition standards for a husband and wife combination used to competing at the highest levels. This family-run show jumping yard needs someone who ideally could exercise ride and is happy to work alongside other full and part-time staff in caring for 14 stable kept horses – a mix of show jumpers and children‚Äôs ponies. All usual duties. Two children in the family so must be a child, friendly person. Friendly and fun family. Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730/07747 686118 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
We are looking for a night watch to support our team. You are nocturnal and like to work when others are already asleep? You are looking for a responsible task and enjoy working with horses ? Then apply now! Your Tasks: regular control of the horses in nightly rounds Visual inspection of the horses’ state of health monotoring of the foaling mares Your Pofil: several years of experience with horses and the ability to assess their well-being Independent and responsible work Driving licence Willingness to shift work Our Offer: a performance-related salary an attractive working environment in a highly motivated team accommodation available on site If you are interested, then send your application to¬† mohr@schockemoehle.com Job Description Your Tasks: regular control of the horses in nightly rounds Visual inspection of the horses’ state of health monotoring of the foaling mares Minimum Requirements Your Pofil: several years of experience with horses and the ability to assess their well-being Independent and responsible work Driving licence Willingness to shift work Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or an EU passport for working in Germany.   Accommodation details You will be offered accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals (breakfast and lunch) on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 149 ‚ā¨ per month.     Benefits The stud will finance your safety boots and insurance fees. Of course, we will help you with all administrative issues, which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor`s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need.  
Job Description In 1992,¬† a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in species-appropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. We have a veterinary clinic based in Lewitz specializing primarily in equine breeding and treatment. The position we are offering provides a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of vet nursing, and we expect applicants to come with competent horse/foal training skills as well as being well presented, punctual and reliable. This is a full-time appointment involving responding to calls from outlying farms and assisting with all aspects of professional breeding. Your duties will include restocking of trucks, setting up equipment, assisting with X-rays, preparing for injections and, above all, working with our foals. You will frequently be on ‚Äúfoal watch‚ÄĚ – looking after mares and their foals, helping with neonatal foal and mare care, and thus given a first-rate opportunity for hands-on learning. Work on our stud also offers a great learning experience for the prospective veterinary or vet tech student; it will include some additional on-farm duties according to your daily workload. Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or EU passport for working in Germany.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships¬†even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor‚Äôs visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description The Lewitz Stud in Northern Germany is searching for blacksmiths. There are least two positions available. On the one hand, we`re searching for a blacksmith for shoeing and trimming riding horses, on the other hand, one is needed for working on foals. One blacksmith could exclusively be in charge of shoeing, even if we could also imagine to give you chance to progress when you`re not an expert yet, but motivated and talented to become one in the near future. The position available for trimming foals is also requiring a certain experience, but is offering you a chance to gain much experience by accompanying and solving problematical cases. We could also imagine a blacksmith in charge with foals and shoeing riding horses. The biggest breeding farm in Germany is offering you a chance to develop in a good atmosphere, with regulated work-time and good payment. Minimum Requirements experience in shoeing   Accommodation details We offer you an accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 ‚ā¨ per month.   Benefits    
We are currently seeking a Modern Apprentice/SVQ Trainer/Assessor.¬† The successful candidate will be based at Campus in Cupar, Fife as part of the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department within the North Faculty of the college. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience of preparing teaching material and assessing Modern Apprenticeship students up to level 6 in Horse Care. The role will require on-site assessment visits across Scotland and a clean driving licence is therefore essential. The role requires the candidate to: Be an active and engaged member of the Equine Team. Have a student-focused approach to teaching and learning and be able to engage students in a practical environment. Preparation of practical activities. Delivering practical tuition and assessments to a high standard. Conducting student assessments in accordance with Awarding Body standards. Maintaining appropriate records of teaching and assessment. Maintaining appropriate records of attendance. Attending internal and external meetings as required. Updating of personal skills and qualifications. Contribute to checking the validity of assessment against the performance criteria being assessed, as part of SRUC‚Äôs quality assurance internal moderation processes. Actively engage in quality enhancement and communication strategies and their associated procedures. Actively engage in performance management processes. Develop and maintain links with relevant industry contacts in their curriculum area. Minimum Requirements To be considered for this role, you should possess the following qualifications: BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach (II). BHS SVQ Assessor. L&D 9Di (Previously A1). WBL assessor (or progress towards these qualifications) You should possess a good knowledge of BHS QA procedure and requirements and a thorough knowledge of equine care and husbandry. You should have appropriate and proven experience in delivery and assessing of work-based learning – including teaching and assessing experience in riding and practical equine husbandry to students from a range of different backgrounds and experience levels. Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the APPLY link.  
*Opportunity to undertake first aid training & transport of horses long distance certificate *Possible HGV training for right candidate etc Job Description Stable Hand/Groom Required, for showjumping stable yard in Penkridge, Staffordshire. 22 horses stabled mainly private warm blood showjumping horses ranging from 2yrs old upwards. Small friendly team , 3 other grooms, 2 riders. Duties will include: Mucking out Feeding Turning out Putting horses on walker, Checking horses welfare Administering medication when required Changing rugs Grooming and tacking up etc. Attending competitions where necessary Being a team player and being able to use initiative is essential. Hours would be 5.5 days a week. 7.30am – 5/5.30pm Live in a possibility, but unfortunately no pets or partners   Minimum Requirements Must have had previous horse experience and handling. Must have a car driving license. Accommodation details Own bedroom in shared modern apartment with one other live in staff member 1 mile from stable yard. Shared kitchen, lounge and bathroom with one other staff member. Modern apartment, modern appliances, well looked after – electricity, water, gas, council tax and tv license included. Benefits Opportunity to undertake first aid training, transport of horses long distance certificate, possible HGV training for right candidate etc    
Job Description The facilities comprise 3,000 hectare (30,000,000 sqm)land in total,spacious stables,large run-in stables and horse-appropriate group-housing for the approx. 4000 horses. A constantly progressing health management and the stud-owned vet clinic provide the perfect care for the horses.These are best prerequisites to guarantee breeding and training at the highest possible professional level. Almost 200 employees, among them 14 vets, are work around the clock for the benefit of the animals and ensure perfect conditions for the approx. 700 foals that are born every year. As a rider at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockem√∂hle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. Finally, the jumping horses go to the third station, the ‚ÄúScheckenhof‚ÄĚ, with its spacious, light-flooded indoor riding arena and the idyllically located outdoor riding arena which is surrounded by the racecourse and in close proximity to the Neust√§dter See. Dirk Hauser and Christina Heussler organise all the riding stables from here, and two highly renowned trainers are also employed ‚Äď Paul Niemz and Thomas Mohr. At the Scheckenhof, the further career of each individual horse is also decided.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as¬†pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. The ‚ÄúStern-Buchholz‚ÄĚ site is outside the gates of the state capital Schwerin. The team headed by Birgit Brands√§tter and Paulo Castro here is responsible for breaking in all the horses, as well as for the further training of the dressage horses and the preparation of the colts for licensing. Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or EU passport for working in Germany.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor‚Äôs visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description Farm/Stable-Worker ¬† The Paul Schockem√∂hle Pferdehaltung GmbH has created a remarkable centre of modern horse breeding in the last few years. At present, as many as 3,500 horses are the pride of the Lewitz stud, and 750 foals are born each year. We are looking for people willing to work with our horses. The job include a variety of different tasks, from assisting veterinarians and blacksmiths while treating the horses to maintaining our facilities. Experience with young horses would be an advantage. We`re looking for hard working, competent people. We offer you an accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 ‚ā¨ per month. Your salary will reflect your own particular skills. The basic starting salary is 1792,86 ‚ā¨ monthly before tax, which will depend on your age and skills, and vary between approximately 350 ‚ā¨ to 400 ‚ā¨. The stud will finance your safety boots and insurance fees. Come and visit us for a 3 days work trial. If your skills meet our requirements we can definitely offer you immediate employment, so remember to bring along everything you might need for a longer stay. Of course, we will help you with all administrative issues, which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor`s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. Very important: if you are no EU-citizens, you need a valid work visa for Germany! Minimum Requirements horse experience   Accommodation details We offer you accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 ‚ā¨ per month.  
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. As a groom or rider at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockem√∂hle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. The second station for training a Lewitz jumping horse, the ‚ÄúRustica‚ÄĚ, is located in the immediate vicinity of the main stud. Under the management of Janek and Melanie Hucz, the young horses take their first jumps under a saddle here. Please notice that, if you are no EU-citizens you need a valid work visa for Germany.  
*Dog welcomed *Own horse considered *Flexible accommodation options (shared/with partner/sole) *Fair remuneration Business man and former European Champion has set up an amazing centre of modern horse breeding “unique” in Europe. The facilities comprise 3,000 hectare (30,000,000 sqm)land in total,spacious stables,large run-in stables and horse-appropriate group-housing for the approx. 4000 horses. A constantly progressing health management and the stud-owned vet clinic provide the perfect care for the horses.These are best prerequisites to guarantee breeding and training at the highest possible professional level. Almost 200 employees, among them 14 vets, are work around the clock for the benefit of the animals and ensure perfect conditions for the approx. 700 foals that are born every year. As a groom at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockem√∂hle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or EU passport for working in Germany.
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. Must hold a standard driver‚Äôs license, and a tractor license would be a bonus. Able to drive a Radlader and show ability to recognize when ‚Äėodd-jobs‚Äô need doing. Please note that we are a specialized training stables and work only with young horses, some experience with horses would be useful but not essential. You will be required to complete general handyman tasks around the yard, keeping the premises clean and tidy. Being able to step in and help when needed and occasionally. If you are no EU-citizens, you must have a valid work visa for working in Germany.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor‚Äôs visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description Jumping / Dealing stable We are looking for a jumping rider for our sales stable in the Lewitz. Your mainwork will be riding and a little stable work (feeding) together with your team. Showing young quality horses to our customers, under the saddle or in free jumping, is also one of your tasks.   If necessary you get help from our trainer and you gain a lot of experience in jumping. We offer regulated working hourses ( 8.00-17.00) and¬† the possibility to get breakfast and lunch at our farm. Our modern equipped accomodations we offer at a reduced rental price.   If you`re a cheerful and nice person, reliable and tidy, able to do a good flat work and you have experience in jumping, than we look forward to you! Minimum Requirements experience in¬† jumping young horses   Accommodation details You will be offered accommodation (single or double rooms) each equipped with a private shower, and in each house you find a washing machine and a dryer.There is free internet in the rooms. Rooms cost around 190 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 156 ‚ā¨ per month. Of cource, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning. Provide you with translating assistance during the doctor`s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need.   Benefits    
  *Top Remuneration IRO ¬£20-¬£26k according to experience*Annual bonus *Private healthcare * 2-bed apartment *Partner welcomed *Pets welcomed ¬† Successful commercial, boutique stud 7 miles from Newbury, with a good track record and much success at yearling sales, etc. has a great career opportunity for someone currently at the level or ready to step up. ¬† This is a position that would suit someone with ambition as owners are commercially minded and run their operation as such. ¬† Willing and able to work under an experienced Stud Manager, you should be capable of covering the Stud Manager’s days off and holidays. All the usual skills are required working alongside a small but capable team of professionals. ¬† 🙂 We have placed previous staff who have been in this position for very good periods of time, so this would demonstrate a rewarding and happy environment.🙂 ¬† Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com If you feel you are ready for that next move and interested in a totally confidential discussion then please do contact Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email with a full CV to caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
*Fair & legal wage plus foc accomm/Horse livery *Own horse (gelding) *Dog welcome. *Rides at P2P available to the right jockey 😉 Beautiful family Estate situated 5 miles west of Morpeth is looking for an experienced Team Groom to help provide top level care for beloved hunters and pointers. Must be a confident Rider, happy with faster work and riding short – happy to handle and exercise young fit TB’s. Must be reliable and responsible with a can-do attitude Must be able to turn out to high standard Previous experience in a similar role desirable A driving license is essential due to rural location Accommodation details A spacious 1-2 bedroom flat with biomass heating (so lovely and warm) is included. Only bill is electricity which we are told is a very low bill and ¬£40 pcm rates contribution Benefits Own horse (gelding), dog are welcome ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a fabulous opportunity to work on a friendly, family yard in a beautiful estate setting. Great remuneration package and lovely, homely accommodation. This would be a great long term position for someone. January 2021 start but would consider sooner if required. Please contact Caroline & the Team on 0203006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com

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