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FULL TIME – LIVE IN or OUT Mid Wales – Show Jumping Competition Yard – Groom / Stud / Private Family Yard 3910 views39 applications

Ref: JL50424

Job Description

We are a small family farm with a show jumping competition horses,  stud and producing yard, specialising in showjumpers. We are out competing or training several times a week and also have a range of horses from warmblood stallions and mares draft horses cobs and shetlands.  We have approx. 21 horses ranging from foals to retired horses and including competing and producing horses. Our facilities are mixed stables and turn outs including an outdoor arena, and we have 55 acres of mixed grazing over 3 properties within 500yrds of each other.  We are based 17 mins from the sea and 27 mins from Aberystwyth. We have great hacks out and we are in a stunning location.

This is a live out or in position –

We are looking for someone who can  work as part of a team. A sense of humour is required! I am looking for someone who can help in the day to day smooth operating of a sometimes a very busy yard, who has an eye for detail, can use their own initiative, has common sense.  This is a very varied role with normal mucking out and yard work, bringing horses in and out etc as well as grooming at home and at shows.

You would have other staff working with you and communication skills are essential.

Must be a Confident rider , especially someone who is happy to get on stallions, breakers and youngsters with very experienced ground team. Show Jumping , hacking and lunging.  Someone who can school to a good standard on the flat and jumping  experience . Opportunities for further training to improve skills or compete for the right person.

We do all our own stud and breeding work. Experience with Stallions and young stock is very important.

Possible place  for own horse but no pets 

Minimum Requirements

Previous experience working on a competition yard and stud yard, preferably in a groom or groom/second rider position. Previous experience as a head groom or yard manager is preferred but absolutely not essential – right attitude is paramount.

Must be a car driver and must be comfortable riding stallions, breakers and youngsters with proven previous experience of doing so.

Accommodation details

This is a live out  or live in position  as we have a stunning heated one bedroom studio kitchen shower bedroom – no pets


We are based 17 mins from the sea and 27 mins from Aberystwyth.  We have great hacks out and we are in a stunning location.

Coaching and opportunities to improve riding if wanted

Opportunities to compete for the right person

Happy to help anyone looking to work towards gaining further qualifications

Possible place  for own horse but no pets

Extremely varied role – no two days the same!

Full time contract with 28 days holiday, pension and statutory sick pay.

4/5 days per week which includes alternate weekends

More Information

  • Earliest start date 1st May 2020
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom, Wales
  • Position/s available Groom, Groom/Rider, Part of a Team
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Family Yard, Showjumping, Stud
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills Back/Break, Bandage, Broodmares, Clip, Compete, Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Foaling/Foal Watch, Long Rein, Lunging, Muck Out, Plait, Ride, Show Turnout, Stallion Handling, Young Stock Handler
  • Non-equine skills required Administration, Computer Skills
  • Accommodation provided Single
  • Days per week 5
  • Salary currency £
  • Salary guide above min wage depends on experience
  • Salary Period Weekly
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? No
  • Own horse welcome? Possibly
  • Smoking allowed? Yes
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
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