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Equine Apprenticeships: Course Options – Grooms of the Future Part 2

Equine Apprenticeships:
Course Options

Anyone who keeps up to date our blogs and articles or follows our various social media posts will know, here at The Grooms list by Caroline Carter Recruitment, we believe that equine apprenticeships are a GOOD thing for employers, grooms and the industry. Taking on a trainee really is worth the time and effort investment.

We established in our recent article A basic guide to employing an apprentice groom, part 1. that equine apprenticeships really aren’t as complex as they might at first appear.

Here in part 2 we move on from that and explore the equine apprenticeship course options available for employers to offer and grooms to choose from, to help lay out the various choices on offer on the road to gaining formal equine qualifications.

I hope it helps 🙂

Caroline

 


Choose an equine apprenticeship course – the options

by Kelly Wallace Horne

There really isn’t a simple way to present all the options available to equine grooms and employers who are interested in equine apprenticeships, but I wanted to offer an overview at the very least. Even so, this is still a rather long article with a lot of information, all of which may not be of interest to everyone, so to help you out we’ve added some shortcuts that enable you to jump straight to the information that is relevant to you. First things first, are you eligible for an apprenticeship?

 

How do equine apprenticeships work?

  • Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Am I Eligible“Apprentice” is an employment status, not a student status, therefore you earn a salary whilst you train for and gain your formal qualification.
  • Apprenticeships are official, structured training programmes and are supported by a college or training provider.
  • Apprentices must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices, which in the year 1st April 2018 – 31st March 2019 is £3.70 an hour. However, conditions apply to this – the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices doesn’t apply to Apprentices aged 19yrs or more in their second year of an Apprenticeship. Apprentices aged 19yrs or more in their second year must receive the age-related National Minimum Wage not the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices. As soon as a second-year Apprentice turns 19 years old they must be paid the age-related National Minimum Wage instead.
  • The apprentice will attend college, probably one day a week, and this will be part of their paid working week (yes, apprentices must also be paid for the hours they attend college!)
  • Apprentices work under the Working Time Directive which means:
    • If you are aged between 16-17, the maximum weekly hours you can work is 40 hours. You can only work a 5 day a week and you must receive two consecutive days off.
    • If you are aged over 18 years old, the maximum you can work is 40 hours. You do not need to have two consecutive days off.
  • The employer must give the apprentice groom the opportunity to learn and complete the tasks necessary to gain the associated qualification.
  • Equine apprenticeship courses usually take between 12 and 18 months to complete.
  • Equine apprenticeships are proper job roles and count towards both your education and employment history on your CV.
  • Equine apprenticeships can help grooms maintain job longevity on their equine CV by discouraging grooms from job hopping every few months as they try to gain a lot of experience in too little time.

 

Am I eligible to provide or apply for equine apprenticeships?

Employers can find out more about employing an apprentice groom here.

Job seekers have to meet the following criteria in order to apply for a Government funded apprenticeship course:

  • The applicant can be of any age.
  • The applicant must have been a resident of the EU for a minimum of 3 years.
  • The applicant must not be in full-time education (including college, university or completing another apprenticeship course).
  • The applicant must ensure they are not overqualified for the course they are applying for. Speak to your college or training provider to find out the details specific to your circumstances.
  • Grooms already in employment can complete an apprenticeship course with their current yard, subject to their employer’s agreement – speak with your employer about the possibility of training for and gaining a formal qualification within your current yard. Your employer can find out more about the process here.

Would-be apprentices who don’t qualify for a Government funded apprenticeship course can still gain qualifications via the apprentice route, but the course fees will need to be funded by the job seeker or the employer. Speak to a college or training provider to find out more about this.

 

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Getting into working with horses

Traineeships for inexperienced horse enthusiasts

Not everyone has the opportunity to learn to ride or look after horses in their leisure time but that doesn’t mean they wouldn’t make a cracking groom with correct training. However, it stands to reason that no employer is going to let a complete novice loose on their yard and horses. This is where Government funded Traineeships come in.

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Traineeships for complete beginners

It’s a little bit like a “try before you buy” scenario for both the learner and the employer, giving young people the opportunity to test the water and employers reassurance that the learner is likely to be capable of the equine apprenticeship course.

That said, it is not an opportunity for curious animal lovers to “have a go” at working with horses – it is an opportunity for young people who are passionate about horses to prepare for a career in the equine industry.

If you have applied for an Equine Apprenticeship and been turned down for having insufficient skills and experience for the role, a Traineeship could help you achieve your equine career goals. The Traineeship will last anything between 8 and 20 weeks, depending on your individual circumstances and your Traineeship period does count towards your work experience on your CV, so be sure to add it.

 

Do learners on a Traineeship get paid?

By law, employers are not required to pay learners for taking part in a traineeship but may support the learner with expenses such as accommodation, transport and/or meals. Depending on the circumstances, learners may be able to access financial support from their training provider. If the learner is receiving welfare benefits the Jobcentre may be able to offer financial support.

 

To apply for a Traineeship the learner must:

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Get into work with horses via a Traineeship

 

  • Be 16-24 years old
  • Unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week
  • Have not gained a full Level 3 qualification
  • Be ready and available to start employment/and Apprenticeship within 6 months

 

A traineeship is probably not right for you if:

  • You already have the skills and experience needed to find an apprenticeship or work with horses
  • You are 25 years old or older
  • You are already employed

 

Finding a suitable Traineeship

There are various ways to find official Traineeships:

  • Search Traineeships on the Government website here
  • Contact contact Educ8 Equine by clicking here to find out about any opportunities suitable for you
  • If you are currently receiving welfare benefits you can speak to your local Job Centre about Traineeship opportunities

Jobseekers can find out more about Traineeships here, including how to work out if you are eligible for a Traineeship. Employers can find out more about Traineeships here.

 

 


 

Equine Apprenticeships in Horse Care

 

Apprenticeships for Grooms who want to ride

 

Level 2 – Equestrian Apprenticeship Standard Equine Groom Horse Care

Level 3 – Equestrian Apprenticeship Standard Senior Equine Groom

 

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Riding ApprenticesYou can complete a Level 2 or 3 Equine Apprenticeship course in any discipline or yard types and you will learn the following:

  • Safe working practices
  • Yard and Field Routines and Duties
  • Horse Anatomy, Physiology and Welfare
  • Horse Handling, Care and Appearance
  • Saddlery and Equipment
  • Travelling Horses
  • Equine Non-ridden exercise

 

The riding element of this equine apprenticeship course includes:

  • Learning the fundamental importance of adopting a correct riding position
  • Different riding styles appropriate to different disciplines and situations
  • School rules and regulations
  • Riding terminology including paces/ aids/ school figures
  • How to ride in the open with consideration for weather, hazards and varied terrain
  • The use of pole work to include distances of trot poles and basic principles of jumping The Highway and Country Code and safe protocol for riding on the road and public places
  • The importance of riding according to instruction
  • An awareness of customer needs and how this can influence customer care

 

Equine Apprenticeships for Grooms who DON’T want to ride

 

Level 2 – Equestrian Apprenticeship Standard Equine Groom 

Level 3 – Equestrian Apprenticeship Standard Senior Equine Groom

 

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Non Riding ApprenticesThe non-riding equine career pathway is more business focussed, with the riding element of the course replaced with the appropriate training required to run a successful equine business. However, you will still learn the horse care element:

  • Working safely
  • Carrying out yard and stable duties
  • Learning about horse anatomy and how to keep them healthy
  • Safe handling and grooming
  • Clothing and saddle care
  • Safe transportation of horses
  • Non-ridden Exercise

 

For non-riding learners, the riding element of this equine apprenticeship course is replaced with more managerial/business related skills:

  • The importance of stock rotation and maintenance and storage of supplies and equipment
  • What is involved in maintaining an establishment and how this can be organised
  • An awareness of customer needs and how this can influence customer care
  • Appropriate office duties including answering the telephone, processing information and basic IT system and skills used in the workplace
  • The benefits and practice of lungeing and the equipment involved

 

 


 

Occupational Routes

You may wish to specialise in specific sectors within the equine industry…

 

The Stud Industry

Horse Breeding Apprenticeships

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Breeding ApprenticeshipsYour specialised training will include the following and more:

  • Principles of equine reproduction to include the initial mating decisions, the importance of teasing, monitoring pregnancy and weaning
  • Specific principles of care and welfare including health related to maintaining breeding equines and offspring
  • Methods, equipment and technology currently used to breed and register equines
  • The basics of preparing equines for commercial or private sale
  • The main diseases relating to breeding equines and the relevant industry Codes of Practice
  • Problems that may happen with covering stallions, foaling mares and youngstock throughout their early years

You can find out more about a career as a Stud Hand or Groom here.

 

 


 

The Horse Racing Industry

Horse Racing Apprenticeships

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Horse Racing ApprenticesYour specialised training will include the following and more:

  • The care of the thoroughbred racehorse as a high-performance equine athlete and the specific exercise regimes used in the racing industry to prepare and train horses to race
  • The specific routines for working in a racing yard and taking horses racing including how to care for horses prior to and after strenuous work and racecourse performance
  • The regulatory requirements for adhering to industry policy and practice, including security procedures in the yard, at the races and at public sales venues
  • Technical racing terms and vocabulary, the racing industry structure and key organisations
  • The industry protocol for taking a horse racing and how to lead up a Thoroughbred racehorse at the races

 

 


 

The Carriage Driving Industry

Carriage Driving Apprenticeships

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Carriage Driving ApprenticesYour specialised training will include the following and more:

  • All parts of a single set of harness
  • The correct single harness to use with two and four wheeled vehicles with independent shafts
  • Correct fit of single harness to two and four wheeled vehicles
  • The procedures for harnessing up and putting to with an assistant and safe areas to do so
  • The basic principles of cleaning leather and composite leather harness
  • Cleaning of wooden and metal vehicles, safe storage of two and four wheeled vehicles
  • The core principles of long reining for exercise and the equipment used

 

 


 

Specialise in Equine Sports

Equine Apprenticeships - Course Options - Sporting Excellence Study ProgrammeSporting Excellence Study Programme

You can specialise in performance horses in many of the competitive disciplines not mentioned above, for example, Dressage, Show Jumping or Eventing. The Sporting Excellence Study Programme used to be known as the AASE (Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence) and is a training programme that is managed and run in conjunction with the official UK bodies for each discipline, e.g. British Dressage, the BSJA, British Evening etc. As you can imagine, the course focusses on grooms becoming specialised in top-level competition in their chosen discipline. You can read more about a career as a competition groom here.

 

 


 

Futher information on equine apprenticeship courses

To speak to someone about your specific questions you can contact Educ8 Equine by clicking here, who will be more than happy to answer your questions and help you find the right pathway in equine apprenticeships.

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Job Description This position is in a School Equestrian Centre in one of the most beautiful and inspiring environments in Britain today. They require someone to join the existing team to assist with day to day horse care tasks and  day to day exercise and training of the horses. The Equestrian Centre is a BHS approved livery yard and riding school exclusively for the use of School pupils and has twenty stables, an outdoor ménage, cross country course and 26 acres of grazing. Hours: Within a flexible working pattern – shifts are available to accommodate alternative commitments.  Could include early and late starts and lone working. An application form and job description can be downloaded below The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Minimum Requirements Applicants must have proven experience in the equine industry and the ability to ride horses and ponies.  You will have an enthusiastic and flexible approach and some industry experience is a must.  A recognised BHS qualification would be an advantage.    
*Beautiful Location *LIVE OUT * IRO £350 PW + accomm. Experienced Groom/Rider required to work alongside very experienced Yard manager on this beautiful family estate. Must be capable of sole charge on occasions but also capable of working well within the team and alongside the Yard Manager. Activities include Hunt/PC/RC/Eventing/SJ.  Personable individual who is child & VIP livery friendly is definitely high on the list of attributes along with  GSOH, ability to be enthusiastic, hardworking, happy to help maintain high standards of the yard. This is a Grooming/riding role which demands exceptionally high standards. Lightweight competent rider a must. Lots of ‘fun and frollicks’ to be had alongside real professionalism! Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or 07747 686118 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com        
Job Description: Temporary position in top International Eventing Yard I am looking for someone to work full-time from the end of November until the middle of March. This position would suit someone looking for seasonal work, and can be live in or out as I have a single accommodation flat onsite, with the possibility of bringing a horse and/or dog. Some experience with top level horses is a must as the job will involve the daily management of a high class string of horses, alongside my current team. Aiming at 4star and Championships next year. Easy yard with lovely horses ranging from 4yrs to Advanced. Good pay. Opportunity to ride, though the candidate must be an experienced rider with a high skill level to do schooling, but otherwise there is some hacking. Equally, riding is not a requirement. Good attitude and ability to work well with others is essential!! Minimum requirements Good positive attitude and ability to work well with others.  Clipping and trimming a bonus. Lunging and riding a bonus.   Accommodation details Single accommodation onsite.   Benefits Good pay, nice yard, very central, with lovely horses and opportunity to gain experience in a top level Eventing yard.  
*Dog and horse considered * Package negotiable for right person up to £400pw * No utilities to pay *5.5 day week *2 bed s/c flat available (not shared). Our client has completed many four-star Eventing competitions with wins & several top 10 placings and six national Dressage titles to their name. A capable head of a small but elite team of Event and Dressage Horses with an excellent reputation and public profile is now required. If you are a passionate, conscientious, capable professional capable of sole charge with dedication and attention to detail to the highest standards we want to hear from you! This amazing opportunity would best suit someone who at least has Eventing experience but  Dressage experience welcome also. Experience in a professional yard and at competitions ideal. Organisational skills key to be able to combine the highest standards of horse care along with the ability to organise the daily logistics with the horses. Great facilities 62m x 23m Outdoor arena with full length mirrors 11 – 18’ x 12’ brick stables in a court yard Monarch covered Walker Monarch lunge pen Plenty of turn out paddocks plus 6 acres dedicated for riding / jumping! Good hacking . Great location. Brand new accommodation on site modern heated tack room and wash bays with solarium Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@thegroomslist.com    
Job Description We are looking for a full time Senior groom to work on our fun and friendly dressage yard based between Beaconsfield & Gerrards Cross, South Bucks. A normal day consists of all usual yard duties, possibly some riding, mainly hacking but could be some light schooling for the right person. There is the opportunity to groom at competitions and training. Minimum Requirements Some experience with fit competition horses would be great. Dedication, high standards and reliability will always be taken over experience.     Accommodation details No accommodation   Benefits A great place to learn and train to improve your skills. Good rates of pay. Fun & friendly atmosphere to work in. Possibility to travel to competitions & training. The possibility of own horse for the right person.    
Job Description Mature, experienced Competition Groom required for mixed yard of dressage and event horses. We are looking for someone who is able to travel to and groom at BD and BE for horses from 4 year olds upwards, at national and international competitions. Candidates will have extremely high standards of turn out both at home and away, be super organised and able to manage their time effectively. You will need to be a competent rider, able to hack large, fit horses, including stallions plus help with fast work on the gallops and assist with the backing and educating of young horses in the arena. All usual yard duties are included when at home from mucking out to clipping. We are a small team and all muck in (and out!) together so you must be happy to work as part of the team and have a good sense of humour! The yard and horses are kept to the very highest of standards so attention to detail is a must, and as we hold clinics from time to time candidates must be tidy, happy and comfortable communicating with the public.   MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS At least 2 years experience in a similar role. References will be required Must drive up to a 7.5t horsebox, HGV would be an advantage. Accommodation details Shared cottage available on site.   Benefits Top class facilities, lovely horses and a super working environment. Travelling to competitions up to FEI level  
Job Description These roles (2) are on a busy professional dealing yard and would suit keen and enthusiastic apprentices who want the opportunity to develop their horse care knowledge and riding skills.  There will be lots of opportunity to ride different horses and ponies and the yard is very well equipped with an outdoor arena, a full set of show jumps . There are around 20 horses on the yard at any one time of which 14 – 15 are for sale or being produced for sale.  There are others which are here to be backed and/or schooled. The employer has had horses all her life and worked in a large dealing yard where she learnt her skills.  There are two vacancies and these could be either riding or non-riding.  Ideally one would be a lightweight rider capable of riding ponies. Minimum Requirements GCSE grades A – D /9-3 (strong applicants with lower grades will be considered so long as they are committed to working to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in these subjects during the apprenticeship). The main requirement is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.  Basic horse skills would be very useful     Accommodation details No accommodation at the moment although this is a possibility in the future.     Benefits Opportunity to bring your own horse (a modest livery charge will apply) Lots of opportunity to ride. Visits to clinics with external professionals in the area, hunting and jumping the horses (subject to ability) This is a job which almost always finishes on time at 5.00pm      
Job Description This is an amazing position for a show jumping rider to work learn and train on an Educ8 Apprenticeship with an international show jumper and producer on his yard in Kent.  The ideal candidate will already have experience of jumping at a minimum of 1.10 competitively with British Showjumping and must have video available to view. The role is primarily a riding groom role but will also involve all the usual yard duties.  Opportunity to travel to Vilamoura Sunshine Tour and lots of major UK shows throughout the year (subject to ability). This employer has become the south east’s leading provider of both British bred, Irish bred and continental horses for both pleasure riding through to performance horses for eventing and show jumping. They have invested in a brand new 50m by 21m school, made from top quality sand and fibre mix, along with a new 18m lunge circle and upgrades to their cross country course so there are excellent facilities here. Applicants must be jumping 1.10 minimum and have a minimum of 2 years competition experience with British Showjumping. Ideally should have GCSE maths and English Grade A – C/9 – 4 (strong applicants with slightly lower grades will be considered if prepared to work hard on continued maths and English study to Level 2) Accommodation details Static caravan, fully heated etc.   Benefits Subject to ability, there is lots of opportunity to ride and travel the UK and abroad competing  with this very busy show jumper.  
*Stunning countryside location alongside the River Wye *5 day week *£420-£450 pw negotiable +accommodation (scope for negotiation for HGV driver). *Flat or family accommodation available *Dog welcomed and own horse considered. Lovely, long term family position available which would suit an experienced Groom/Rider capable of sole charge but able to work with others. Must be used to fit performance horses on the ground and in the saddle. Sociable environment but private and discrete family.  Their main interests are hacking, hunting, P2P and PC activities for the grandchildren. The family live in London and the estate is their country retreat. Must be capable of sole charge and high standards in all regards. Must be people and child friendly as well as good with the 15-17 horses and ponies of course! The yard is ideally run by 2.5 people. The successful candidate will be capable of running all aspects the yard . Max weight ideally 10.5 /11 stones. HGV ideal or at least willingness to take the test soon after start. Menage outdoor/good facilities/excellent hacking/gallop track Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
*2 bed flat *5 day week *Dog considered *£320-£350pw per role + accommodation Working couple Required ( Groom/Rider + general maintenance/Person Friday duties)  or one Person to be Groom/Rider but willing to do ‘other’ animal duties. Lovely lifestyle role for a suitable single or a couple to help manage a private home and yard for a large family who split their week between London and the country and sometimes are abroad for a few weeks at a time. Must be experienced and have good people and communication skills. Groom Role(s) involves working with one other and PT help : General Groom/rider duties to a high standard. Sole charge and working with others Help with horse and the other animals (5 dogs, 1 cat, 2 chickens, 2 geese, 3 ducks) Looking after and walking and feeding the dogs when the family are away (usually 2-3 nights in London weekly, plus longer holidays) Working couple Role(s) involves working with another and PT help : General Groom/rider duties to a high standard. Sole charge and working with others Help with horse and the other animals (5 dogs, 1 cat, 2 chickens, 2 geese, 3 ducks) Looking after and walking and feeding the dogs when the family are away (usually 2-3 nights in London weekly, plus longer holidays) Maintenance for the yard, the house and the garden:  fence mending, taking care of the pool, helping keep vehicles maintained and clean, etc Keen gardener to do mowing, weeding, raking, hedge trimming, and minor tree surgery, planning and planting the borders and walled vegetable garden· Housekeeper/cleaning duties including organising & cooking healthy interesting meals mostly at the weekend.  🙂A dog welcome but must get on with other dogs and be friendly with the cat, chickens, geese, ducks, etc 🙂 Pls call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com    
Job Description Lovely Permanent or short term position taking care of CSI5* horses at home and at shows for a competitive Olympian  Rider. Minimum Requirements Looking for a passionate, dedicated, meticulous  individual with experience. HGV license , managerial skills , team player must be calm and organised 🙂 Italian or french speaking a bonus .   Accommodation details Is provided on site . free wifi , comfortable  and close to town so all convenient .   Benefits depending on qulification and experience  
*£10/£12Ph neg *Fun, busy family yard with lots of animals  🙂  *18-25 hours pw Live out  Groom/Rider  needed to cover full time groom’s 1.5 days off (and holidays if possible). To include some weekend work ideally a Sunday.  Between 18-25 hours per week routinely, some flexibility ideal. Must be an experienced rider to ride out fit, well-mannered horses. Should be willing to do usual mucking out, tack cleaning duties etc. Self-reliant, self-motivated, capable of sole charge a must. A very animal orientated family so essential that you are happy to be around and help care for dogs, chickens, geese and a cat as owner away from home regularly. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description Full time groom and Riding position available…. We are looking for a full time groom who is keen to ride, produce and compete horses alongside a supportive yard position. The applicant must be knowledegable and competent, we have a variety of horses educated in a variety of disciplines based with us but they are primarily working stallions. As a stud we have homebred youngsters so the ability to produced newly backed youngsters also necessary. The opportunity to compete is certainly available and encouraged. This is a full time position and some yard work is necessary. I am looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff who is looking to support the development of both horses and a business. Minimum Requirements Full driving  licence/7.5 tonne bonus competition record and experience Experience with young horses, backing and breaking. Accommodation details Live out position at present Benefits Own horse possible Opportunity to compete Percentage commission on sales  
Job Description Lovely friendly international Event Yard seeks groom to work with youngsters to 4 star horses. Plenty of opportunities to travel to events at home and abroad. A good amount of riding involved. Minimum Requirements Applicants must be an experienced confident rider capable or working for competition horses in an outline and capable of all yard duties with a high standard of turnout. Ability to work on your own is a bonus. If not providing you have the prerequisite skills, some training can be given. Accommodation details Lovely accommodation provided with the job in a spacious flat shared with a couple of other girls.   Benefits Opportunities to bring your own horse and get training on and off your horse. Opportunity to travel to events at home and abroad.
*Live in or out (nice accommodation on site )*Salary up to £28K pa *Racing hours *3 days off per fortnight *Will consider seasonal or permanent applications This rehabilitation and pre training yard with fantastic facilities requires several keen RIDERS with basic, correct flat work  but also proper experience gained in any discipline involving thoroughbreds along with rider fitness and confidence to site astride horses who have may well have been racing. You will have an opportunity to learn new skills and receive further training if required. Working with a dedicated team you will receive excellent pay and a warm welcome from enthusiastic professionals . A key part of any young thoroughbred’s education is when they are being backed. At this yard, the process is tailored to the individual needs of each horse.The facilities and peaceful setting ensure the best possible start, with lunging and long-reining integral to the young horse’s training programme, before progressing to faster paces and cantering on the grass or all weather gallops. Racehorses also enjoy a well earned rest from the rigours of training, to recover from injury, or for pre and post-operative care at the facility. There will be some yard work, time allowing and you would be expected to ‘pitch in’ but the yard has specific yard workers to do the bulk of this, so the priority for this role will be riding. Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
🙂 Located West Gloucestershire/Wye Valley.Only 5 miles from Monmouth! 🙂 * 5 days a week + 35hrs a week *Should be capable of sole charge *Partner welcomed also ‘shoot friendly’ dog *Lovely location *IRO £300pw+foc accomm+utilities Our client is looking for a flexible, live in Groom/Rider to look after 3 horses and a pony for approx 35 hours a week. Horses are hunted twice a week throughout the hunting season and do other events through the summer. All usual grooming duties plus clipping ideally. Capable and experienced exercise rider necessary. Horses are kept to a high standard and someone fastidious and  observant essential . Some other general ‘person Friday’ duties (time allowing) included eg: house and dog sitting. Family has 4 dogs. Other duties include field maintenance, tidying up yard areas, occasional dog sitting etc. Family yard with nice facilities. Flat which is a two floor, one bedroom but very spacious and recently converted. Fully insulated with heating and a Wood burner . Depending on age and experience IRO £300 + accom.+ all electricity paid and all utilities apart from phone and wi fi. Wood burner in accommodation so wood available from log store. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
Job Description We have a vacancy for another member of staff to join us for 2019 Show Season in our Family run, Friendly Yard. This is a great opportunity for a hard working, enthusiastic, dedicated person to work with one of the top show producers and her highly successful team of show horses. Usual yard duties, ability to ride an advantage preferred but not necessary. Experienced person keen to work to a high standard. with the possibility of riding at some shows.  Will also consider Trainee seeking a career with horses. Successful candidate will  travel to  County Shows plus RIHS and HOYS Accommodation available. Minimum Requirements Honest, Reliable, Hard working, enthusiastic, person. Dedicated to the love of horses. Keen to accept responsibility, ability to work as part of  team     Accommodation details Shared accommodation in 2 bedroom cottage -5 mins   from yard.     Benefits Opportunity to travel to top County Shows, Royal International and HOYS. Highly rewarded in return for accomplished success    
Job Description Groom/rider required by renowned and long-established co-educational school and equestrian centre. Either full-time or part-time working throughout the year to cover maternity leave. We would also consider part-time during school hours. Weekend staff also required. This School/ Equestrian Centre is a vibrant yard, mainly dealing with children and is part of a School community.  It is a 35 box yard, set in the centre of thriving an bustling village with 2 sand schools, a training cross-country course and on-site hacking. Due to impending staff maternity leave, we are looking for a competent, friendly and reliable Groom who is energetic and motivated, to join the team working in our busy Livery Yard and Riding School. We would welcome applications from those looking for either full time or part time working. Please state your preference in your application. Full-time work involves a five-day working week which will include one weekend day. Experience is preferred but not essential and we are committed to the continued professional development of all its employees. Only applications submitted on the School’s Application Form will be considered. Please download the application form under ‘More Information’ below. Details of how to submit your completed application form can be found at the bottom of the application form. Applications will be considered as they are received. We are committed to the protection and safety of our pupils. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.  
*5 day week *Salary IRO £21,500-£25,000 neg.depending on experience *Dog a possible Experienced Groom to work within a growing team to manage a performance horse stud reporting to the Stud manager and the ridden yard manager. Immaculate, high end yard with 80 – 100 horses, boasting the best bloodlines in Europe. The yard has their own breeding programme, handling young stock through to international showjumping and dressage competition horses. You should be comfortable working with TB’s within a team but capable of using your initiative where required. Duties include : Handling young stock, mares and foals Mucking out and general yard duties Hand walking Holding horses for farrier as required, including help with youngsters Treating minor wounds, changing dressings and giving some medications as required Travel to other privately owned studs both nationally and internationally Monitoring condition of horses in fields, checking water, fencing etc Packing and unpacking lorry ready for travel Basic first aid and care Experience in foaling down and lactating and pregnant mares 5 days per week (on rota). 8am to 5pm and as required during the foaling season.28 days holiday (including bank holidays).Initial one year contract & probation period of 3 months. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
*fantastic career development opportunity *Own horse welcome *Training on own horse available & time to compete if required *Super facilities *Salary up to £22.5K + no utility bills Lovely eventing yard which also offers rehabilitation, liveries, spa services and young horse producing is now looking for an experienced Groom used to performance horse management to work within the team as Head Person. Riding is not required, but you should be confident with handling and groundwork and lunging. Your own horse is very welcome and training is available if required from this top level eventer. If you wish to compete your own horse this can  also be accommodated within the schedule. Team working together to mange max.14 horses at any one time.Superb American barn yard with indoor, outdoor and gallops onsite. Lovely private accommodation (not shared) available on site. 🙂 Own horse done as part of the yard on reduced cost DIY livery – free weekly training, use of 3.5t lorry (if over 23), spaces on lorry for schooling / shows where there is one. Horse basics done on day off. Access to all facilities – indoor, outdoor, gallops, spa, solarium – no charge 🙂 Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Job Description Experienced groom with or without stud work experience wanted to come and join our small friendly dedicated team. We are currently looking for a permanent stud hand to assist with the daily care of mares, foals and young stock. This position includes all general yard work (mucking out, bringing in and turning out, groom, general yard maintenance) as well as your standard stud duties. A big part of this position is preparing yearlings and foals for the sales ( Tattersales & Goffs) therefore the candidate must be confident in handling young stock. We also have several foals on the ground each year so there is the chance to help and assist with foaling and to assist with weaning. Minimum Requirements Atleast 2 references from previous employers. Uk manual driving licence.   Accommodation details Purpose built shared accommodation with own private bedroom. All bills and utilities payed for by employer.   Benefits Accommodation provided free of charge. 22 days holiday per annum + bank holidays Overtime Every other full weekend off or every sunday off.  
Job Description Full time job available for soonest start from now till May 2019 with a very well known, prestigious hunt. Role involves working with hunt horses and their day to day care & well being from riding to mucking out, feeding and preparing them for the hunting field. These are Lovely well mannered horses. Working as part of a fun enthusiastic team. You will be allowed to go hunting if competent and time allows. This hunt is renowned as having one of the best packs of hounds in the country covering some of the most beautiful countryside! Minimum Requirements A 6 day week but with time off during the day, (so not always full on ;)! Accommodation details A 2 bed cottage is supplied with the job with Council tax and water paid for.    
*Accommodation available *5 day week *Sensible hours * Some riding possible  *Dog a possibility Interesting role, recommended by those who know it! Experienced Dressage Groom (home and competition grooming required) for Intermediate 1 level rider aiming for Grand Prix. 5/6 liveries also on site  Cheerful happy team to work alongside. This yard breeds performance horses too, so young stock handling experience useful . The position entails usual yard duties plus must be able to communicate well within the team and with the liveries. Please call Caroline & 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. Please call Caroline or Beckie on 0203 006 5730 or 07747 686118 or email caroline@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’s prize money makes millions plus Sandro Hit plus stallions Fürstenball, 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 Mühlen 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! 🙂 Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or 07747 686118 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Intermediate event rider/Hunting client is looking for a live out, experienced 2nd in command Groom and ideally a decent rider (flat/jumper).  7 quality horses. Grooms work alternate Sundays and have Thursdays off, but of course there is flexibility. Top location and facilities ie: gallops/x country course/SJ arena/great hacking Do call Caroline & Team for more information on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*Riding * Homely, warm accommodation *Family, fun atmosphere 🙂 Groom compulsory (!) /Rider (optional)/Instructors (optional). 🙂  Salary range up to £366 pw plus accomm. High level, pretty, family run livery yard is looking for a few more team members. Friendly, fun & inclusive environment with staff members and clients staying in touch for years! 14 miles North of central London, this friendly, fun, high level & family run livery yard is looking for a team player who enjoys the world of high end livery. Very inclusive environment.  Some riding available type/amount depending upon your riding experience. Attention to detail is paramount. Staff will need to be capable of treating clients’ horses as their own. A good level of care and focus with a “no problem” attitude is desirable. All usual duties required. Accommodation is shared with others in purpose built houses and all bills/accommodation costs absorbed by the yard. 5 day 6 day alternate weeks Facilities include: 2 – 60 metre by 20metre arenas 2 – 40metre by 20 metre areanas x country course covered horse walker 64 stables all automatic water drinkers in each box all stables with rubber flooring 2 standard size arenas x-country course horse-walker Please apply and call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
*Own horse & dog & partner welcomed *Training and competing available on own horse or non rider fine also *3 bed cottage with garden available Eventing yard with Olympic aspirations is seeking missing cog in the wheel, which is a professional Head Groom. All levels of horses kept from babies to 3* Should be capable of sole charge and all aspects of Yard/horse management/competition grooming etc. Help available for daily chores as/when required but this is a responsible hands on position requiring someone looking for a long-term opportunity.Plenty of training on own horse if interested and opportunity to compete also but non- riders equally welcomed. Must be prepared to Groom at home and abroad when required so valid passport necessary. Very much a team effort so personable, professional essential. Beautiful setting, amazing facilities including ménage which is soon to have a cover! New cross-country schooling on site etc. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com        

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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
Meppershall
Bedfordshire
SG17 5LU

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0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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