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Experienced competition groom and yard manager 20 views

Ref: GL18252

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General Information

  • Age 30 years
  • Date of Birth 3rd April 1990
  • Had previous paid employment within the equine industry? Locked
  • Preferred Countries United Kingdom
  • County/State/Region Essex, UK, Hertfordshire, UK, London
  • Job Category Freelance, Full Time, Permanent
  • Earliest start date 3rd January 2021
  • Freelance: Business Name Locked
  • Freelance: Hourly Rate Locked
  • Freelance: are you insured? Locked
  • Notice period None
  • Best time to call Locked
  • Working Couples: Partner's profile reference number Locked
  • Live in or out Live out
  • Co-habiting? Locked
  • Full Postcode if live out (Private) Locked
  • Expected Job Level Groom, Groom/Rider, Sole Charge, Assistant Head Person, Head Person, Manager, Home Groom, Competition Groom, Riding Instructor, Admin/Office-based
  • Animals to bring to a job Locked
  • Describe the animal/s you HAVE to bring to the job (if applicable) Locked
  • Can drive Car, Trailer, 3.5t, 7.5t, Class 2 HGV, Class 1 HGV
  • Own car? Car
  • Height 5’2” / 157cm
  • Approximate weight 9.5st / 60.3kg / 133lb
  • Total years experience with horses Locked
  • Previous paid/work experience Locked
  • Future disciplines Carriage Driving, Eventing, Family Yard, Sales, Show Jumping
  • Riding Role? Locked
  • Nationality British
  • Languages spoken Locked
  • Qualifications Locked
  • Equine Skills Back/Break, Bandage, Broodmares, Clip, Compete, Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Long Rein, Lunging, Maintenance Skills, Management Skills, Muck Out, Plait, Pull Mane/Tail, Ride, School, Show Turnout, Sole charge, Stallion Handling, Supervisory Skills, Teach, Trim, Work Rider, Work with children, Young Stock Handler, Travelling Horses by Sea or Air
  • 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
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  • Current passport? Locked
  • DBS (formerly CRB) or equivalent Locked
  • Smoker? Locked
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Experience with Horses

I have worked in many varied roles and lucky enough to have be able to work across many disciplines too. I am a qualified BHSAI and have my HGV class 1.
I have driven and groomed at fantastic venues across Europe up to 5* on the Showjumping circuit, second head groom for William Fox Pitt and also a qualified Saddler and worked for one of the best harness makers in the country.

Key Skills

I have a large range of skills to adapt to many jobs, such as sole charge or working within a team, all show prep and the organisation for competition.
I have also been running a full livery yard for the past year, including managing accounts and billing. Ordering feed and bedding. Working with clients, providing a service for them and recruiting and hiring staff.
Previously I ran my own equine fodder shop and organised all billing and accounts, market research, dealing with a variety of companies and expanding my network, with new clients and knowledge of retail. I also run the shop floor, dealt with customers, pricing and stock. I enjoyed this job, learning about the huge variety of feed that’s on offer and being able to offer advise on it.

Strengths and Weaknesses

I consider myself lucky that I’ve been able to experience so many opportunities of travelling, working with some of the best horses in the world, being part of a winning team and visiting the most amazing venues.
What I most enjoy is everyday is different and you’re always learning. One of my biggest strengths and I also think one of my weaknesses is, I put so much into my work – pride, my heart and best level of care for the horses, as if they were my own, it’s also what hurts the most when it ends.

I’m a competent rider and ridden throughout all of my jobs as a home rider, from starting youngsters to fast fitting work, schooling and jumping.


• What would you like to do or gain in your next job?

I’d love to work with a new upcoming rider, being able to help at home and travel to shows. Help them progress and share my knowledge.
I would equally love to find a job that’s still within industry but coming away from stable work. Somewhere with progression and opportunities, but also utilise my skills and experience.

• Do you need accommodation?


• Do you have any special requirements for any animals you wish to bring with you?


• Do you have any ongoing commitments?


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

I’m getting married on the 2nd October 2021.


Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
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