*Own horse or 2 welcomed! *Dog welcomed *Ideally live out but accomm. possible *Competitive remuneration (£400-£500pw neg)
Full time groom required for lovely family yard within beautiful Oxfordshire estate. Saturdays required, plus 3 in 4 Sunday mornings for riding at home / competitions / fun rides / lessons. You will get 2 days off after this.
The yard sits between three estates that you would have access to, so all off road hacking. There is also a menage and cross country course. The yard is very easy to work, with large tack room, washing off area and feed room. There is room to bring your own horse or two.
The family are in London during the week but home in weekends and holidays. You will be in sole charge. There are 2 horses, 3 14.2s and a 12.2 pony to look after and you will have another girl to come in and help ride 3 days a week. The hours are sociable and flexible and are negotiable if the right person is found.
There are 3 girls under the age of 13 who are very keen and enjoy eventing and showing. So turnout is important and a bonus if you can teach the girls / school the ponies and generally help their progression. The family occasionally hunt during the week.
SALARY ATTRACTIVE. And there is the ability to earn extra money if you are happy to feed / bed on Sunday pm.
Weekends are required, but there is flexibility around hours and days. You should be able to drive a trailer and minimum 3.5tonne lorry. The chance of the family putting the right candidate through the 7.5t lorry test. The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years working in a yard, be tidy and be able to turn the horses out to a high standard.
There is potential for accommodation, but the role is ideally a live out one.
Attractive salary – above the average. Ability to bring dogs to the yard and a horse or two. The hours are less than a busy eventing / hunting / livery yard but you will be remunerated very well.
- Earliest start date 27th October 2019
- Continent/Country United Kingdom
- Position/s available Rider/Groom, Sole Charge, Head Person, Manager, Competition Groom
- Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
- Yard disciplines/Activities Dressage, Eventing, Family Yard, Pony Club Activities, Showing, Working Hunter
- Riding Applicants must ride
- Required Skills Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Management Skills, Show Turnout, Sole charge
- Non-equine skills required None
- Accommodation provided None
- Days per week 5
- Salary currency Sterling
- Salary guide 400 to 500
- Salary Period Weekly
- Must Drive Car, 3.5t
- Must have own car? Yes
- Pets welcome? Yes
- Own horse welcome? Yes