*Own horse welcomed *Pets considered *5 1/2 days pw (depending on competitions)*Dressage, SJ and XC lessons provided for keen riders.
Live in Apprentice Groom required to work in a 5* eventing yard – a professional, private yard near Devizes, Wiltshire. 8 horses from all levels up to 5* (including a few retirees). This close-knit team works hard and takes care of each other.
Dressage, SJ and XC lessons provided for keen riders on their own horse. Most importantly, must like and care about our horses.
Overseen by a full time professional event rider based at our yard who competes at 5* and who also competes some of the horses you will be responsible for looking after. Flat and Jump lessons will also be available with the professional as part of your employment.
Opportunity to groom at competitions, and learn about all aspects of top class sport horse welfare and yard management. You will work alongside experienced grooms and learn from them in a hands on way.
College apprenticeship offered – Level 3 Advanced Apprentices preferred, but Level 2 Apprentices with good experience of working with fit event horses also welcome.
Must be able to hack fit event horses. No need to school for dressage or jumping (although we are happy for you to help with this if you are able and want to).
Superb facilities (indoor 23 stable American barn, indoor and outdoor schools, horse walker, lunge pen, and lovely hacking).
Must have experience of working with for competition horses and have a good knowledge of basic safe practice.
Live in position, with shared onsite accommodation in a spacious and well appointed 4 bedroom staff flat.
Free livery for your horse. Lessons will be provided. Opportunities to travel to events. The farm is in Wiltshire, near Devizes on the edge of Salisbury Plains, and about 30 minutes from the lovely cities of Bath and Salisbury.
- Earliest start date 10th August 2020
- Continent/Country United Kingdom
- Position/s available Apprentice
- Yard disciplines/Activities Eventing
- Riding Applicants must ride
- Required Skills None
- Non-equine skills required None
- Accommodation provided Shared with other employee
- Days per week 5 1/2 (slightly competition dependent)
- Salary currency £
- Salary guide NMW
- Salary Period Monthly
- Must Drive Not Applicable
- Pets welcome? Yes
- Own horse welcome? Yes