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Senior competition Groom/Rider 234 views

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General Information

  • Age 29 years
  • Date of Birth 6th February 1995
  • Had previous paid employment within the equine industry? Locked
  • Preferred Countries United Kingdom, Europe
  • County/State/Region Bedfordshire, UK, Berkshire, UK, Essex, UK, Greater London, UK, Hertfordshire, UK, London, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Job Category Full Time
  • Earliest start date 22nd July 2024
  • Freelance: Business Name Locked
  • Freelance: Hourly Rate Locked
  • Freelance: are you insured? Locked
  • Available for Christmas Cover? No
  • Notice period 1 Month
  • Best time to call Locked
  • Working Couples: Partner's profile reference number Locked
  • Live in or out Live in
  • Co-habiting? Locked
  • Full Postcode if live out (Private) Locked
  • Expected Job Level Groom/Rider, Part of a Team, Sole Charge, Assistant Head Person, Manager, Competition Groom, Riding Instructor
  • Animals to bring to a job Locked
  • Describe the animal/s you HAVE to bring to the job (if applicable) Locked
  • Can drive Car
  • Own car? Car
  • Height 5’3” / 160cm
  • Approximate weight 11.5st / 73kg / 161lb
  • Total years experience with horses Locked
  • Previous paid/work experience Locked
  • Future disciplines Artificial Insemination (AI), Dressage, Eventing, Foaling, Livery, Rehabilitation, Showing
  • Riding Role? Locked
  • Nationality British
  • Languages spoken Locked
  • Qualifications Locked
  • Equine Skills Bandage, Clip, Compete, Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Long Rein, Lunging, Management Skills, Muck Out, Plait, Pull Mane/Tail, Ride, Sales Preparation, School, Show Turnout, Sole charge, Supervisory Skills, Teach, Trim, Work with children, Young Stock Handler
  • Non-Equine Skills Locked
  • Longest time in one job Locked
  • Position held in this job Locked
  • 2nd longest time in one job Locked
  • Position held in this job Locked
  • Upload your CV Locked
  • Current passport? Locked
  • DBS (formerly CRB) or equivalent Locked
  • Smoker? Locked
  • Video URL Locked
  • Image Uploads Locked

Experience with Horses 

  • Level 2 horse care diploma
  • Level 3 horse care and management, extended diploma
  • BHS stage 1,2, working towards stage 3
  • Competition groom at private dressage and young stock yard
  • Senior groom and rider at 5* livery yard
  • Head competition groom at prestige dressage yard and stud.


Key Skills

  • Clipping
  • Bandaging
  • Plaiting
  • Show turn out
  • Handling young stock
  • Lunging
  • Riding
  • Teaching
  • Inducting new staff members
  • Overseeing yard and liaising with clients.
  • Sole charge


  • What do you most enjoy about working with horses?

Being able to see the horses grow and succeed in whatever discipline they are doing. Also creating bonds and relationships with such beautiful animals.


What are you particularly good at?

  • Clipping
  • Show prep
  • Riding (Schooling)
  • Teaching
  • Communicating
  • Providing a calm environment
  • Handling
  • Working under pressure
  • Time management

  • Why else should employers consider you above any other job seekers?

I am extremely hard working, got a great attitude, professional, heaps of experience. As well as these attributes i am very adaptable and not easily flustered or stressed which i find is very important when working in this industry. I have over 8 years experience which in that time has been at a variety of  yards giving me an insight into different disciplines


  • Do you need accommodation?


  • Do you have any animals to bring with you?

Yes, 2 very well behaved cats.

  • Do you have any other on-going commitments?

Yes i am a volunteer for young people in a school in Hertfordshire.  This is done for 1 hour a week in school time.

  • Do you have any holidays booked that an employer needs to know of?

Yes, 2 weeks starting from June 19th- July 4th.


Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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