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Cambridgeshire – Live Out Groom/Rider. Family yard. 317 views

Ref: JL58380

Job Description

An additional groom is required to work alongside full-time groom caring for 7 horses in a private family yard on Bedforshire/Cambridgeshire border. This includes two young horses.  A junior groom would be considered for the right candidate.  This position is Live out

Duties will include:
Mucking out
Rugging up and turning out
Tacking up and caring for horses before and after exercise

Tack Cleaning
Assisting with feeding and watering
Monitoring horses health and welfare and assisting with visiting professionals i.e. vet, farrier
Maintaining the yard to a professional standard

Exercising – to include hacking and schooling if and when required
Any other reasonable tasks/duties as required by your employer


Requirements and prospects
Must have the following qualities:-
A passion and love for horses
Pride in own work with attention to detail
Able to work on own initiative
Understanding of confidentiality and privacy

Personal qualities
Willingness to learn and develop own skills and progress (would be willing to employ apprentice)

Motivated to continually improve work practices and procedures both in own working area and others
Team player and good interpersonal skills
Professional, flexible and adaptable approach to work
Positive attitude
Desired qualifications – NVQ Level 3 in horse care.

Saturday – 2-3 hours – (mucking out only) hours to suit, however will need stables completed for 4pm – 2-3 hours

Sunday – 2-3 hours – (mucking out only) hours to suit, however will need stables completed for 4pm – 2-3 hours

Tuesday 8am to 1pm – 5 hrs

Wednesday 8am to 3.30pm – with ½ hour break for lunch – 7.5 hrs

Thursday 8am to 3.30pm – with ½ hour break for lunch – 7.5 hrs


Total 24 – 26 hours per week

Minimum Requirements

Grooms Person NVQ Level 3

Be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers.

Working Weekends.

Must have a driving licence


Accommodation details

Live Out



Great working environment, with a good rate of pay and holiday benefits.


More Information

  • Earliest start date 17th November 2019
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Groom/Rider
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Family Yard
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills None
  • Non-equine skills required None
  • Accommodation provided None
  • Days per week 5
  • Salary currency TBD
  • Salary guide TBD
  • Salary Period Hourly
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? No
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? No
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU

0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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