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Nr Bicester, Buckinghamshire – Experienced Groom/Rider. Family Showjumping Yard. 360 views8 applications

Ref: JL59608

Job Description

*25 hours pw *Own horse & dog considered *Possibility by separate negotiation live in self-contained Annex including utility bills paid

Busy equestrian family seeking a dedicated and passionate experienced groom to care for and exercise (currently) 5 show jumping ponies/horse. We have a small private yard at our home close to Bicester, where our daughters are busy competing most weekends at a variety of shows including Junior British show jumping events. We are looking for an experienced competent rider who can assist in improving the ponies way of going which will include schooling and fitness work, the candidate must ride well on the flat and have had experience with training and developing young show jumping ponies / horses.  The candidate must be confident with all basic equestrian first aid, including bandaging and poulticing.  The role includes all aspects of running the yard and carrying out daily duties, such as grooming, pulling & plaiting manes, (clipping a bonus), mucking out, cleaning tack, organising the lorry, grading the school etc. The duties will be varied and we may require help with other related activities. As the role is 25 hours a week it might suit someone who wants extra time to do other equine work. (Please note extra hours can be given if happy to work around the house and garden and overtime can be given at various busy times).


Minimum Requirement

The candidate will work on their own most days so, we are looking for someone who is very self-motivated and has a great deal of love and passion for what they do. The person must get on well with children (10yrs & 13 yrs) and have exceptional organisation skill and attention to detail.

Experience in developing young showjumping Ponies / horses

Excellent at flat work


Plaiting & Pulling Manes

Clipping a bonus

Good general equine first Aid

All general yard duties

HGV licence a bonus.


Accommodation details

The possibility of a separate negotiation for the rental of a self contained Annex including utility bills  paid 



Freelance or employed

Possibility to keep your horse with us and bring your dog

Salary from £180 -£212 pw 25 hrs Depending on age and experience.

Mon,  Wed, Thur & Friday 5 hrs per day. Tue 3 hrs  Sat 2 hrs


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