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Freelance Groom 103 views

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General Information

  • Age 24 years
  • Date of Birth 9th September 1999
  • Had previous paid employment within the equine industry? Locked
  • Preferred Countries United Kingdom
  • County/State/Region East Sussex, UK, West Sussex, UK
  • Job Category Flexible Hours, Freelance, Part Time, Seasonal, Short Term (Temporary)
  • Earliest start date 17th December 2023
  • Availability if Freelance/Short Term Please enquire as this changes due to bookings
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  • Live in or out Live out
  • Co-habiting? Locked
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  • Expected Job Level Groom, Groom/Rider, Part of a Team, Sole Charge, 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”6’ / 167cm
  • Approximate weight 15st / 95.3kg / 210lb
  • Total years experience with horses Locked
  • Previous paid/work experience Locked
  • Future disciplines Livery, Rehabilitation, Riding School, Training Yard/Positions, Trekking, Western
  • Riding Role? Locked
  • Nationality British
  • Languages spoken Locked
  • Qualifications Locked
  • Equine Skills Bandage, Exercise/Hack Out, Lunging, Muck Out, Pull Mane/Tail, Ride, Rider/Trainer, School, Teach, Work Rider, Work with children, Young Stock Handler, Young Stock Rider
  • Non-Equine Skills Locked
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  • Position held in this job Locked
  • 2nd longest time in one job Locked
  • Position held in this job Locked
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  • DBS (formerly CRB) or equivalent Locked
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Experience with Horses

4 years livery groom 

  • handling a range of horses including youngsters, foals and fit competition horses
  • exercising client horses
  • general yard duties
  • helping and advising clients

2 years riding school groom/teaching cover

  • yard duties
  • lesson instructor for beginner to intermediate riders and groups
  • schooling horses

1 year freelance groom/rider/instructor (ongoing)

  • yard cover
  • schooling and exercise riding
  • groundwork

Non-Professional experience

  • training young horses
  • restarting/rebacking
  • trailer training
  • eventing and showjumping up to 1m
  • university riding society president




Key Skills

  • patient and compassionate, but firm when required
  • complete yard work efficiently to a high standard
  • considerate rider
  • good with clients
  • confident working alone or in a team



Strengths and Weaknesses

• What do you most enjoy about working with horses?

the variety in the job, and the way my work helps both horses and people. I love to see my students and horses progress and gain confidence .


• Is there anything you’d like to improve?

I have not had much experience with competition grooming and would be very keen to learn on the job to settle into this more.


• Why should employers consider you above any other job seeker?

I am known to be reliable and flexible to work to a client’s particular needs. I have experience with a range of horses and client types and I am always willing to learn and adapt.



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

Further experience and confidence to build on the strong base I have already gained.


• Do you need accommodation?


• Do you have any ongoing commitments?

Part time riding school work

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



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

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