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WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY COVER – LIVE OUT Mid Wales – Show Jumping Competition Groom / Stud Groom/ Private Family Yard 235 views

Ref: JL62829

***** WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAY COVER *****

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. 20 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 have dogs and a small reindeer herd 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 position –

I am 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.

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, jumping  experience is a bonus but not essential. Opportunities for training, to improve riding, confidence over fences or compete for the right person.

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

Due to cross contamination and safety of our reindeer herd we do not accept pets or own horses

 

Minimum Requirements

Previous experience working on a competition yard and stud yard, preferably in a groom or groom/second rider position.  – 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 position

 

Benefits

We also have dogs and a small reindeer herd 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

Due to cross contamination and safety of our reindeer herd we do not accept pets or own horses

Extremely varied role – no two days the same!

WEEKEND POST / HOLIDAY COVER 

Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm 

**HOLIDAY COVER AS NEEDED 

 

More Information

  • Earliest start date 1st February 2020
  • Continent/Country Wales
  • Position/s available Groom/Rider
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Eventing, Family Yard, Showjumping, Stud
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills Back/Break, Bandage, Broodmares, Clip, Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Foaling/Foal Watch, Long Rein, Lunging, Muck Out, Ride, Stallion Handling
  • Non-equine skills required Computer Skills
  • Accommodation provided None
  • Days per week 2
  • Salary currency £
  • Salary guide above min wage depends on experience 9.00 hour upwards
  • Salary Period Weekly
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? No
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? Yes
  • Other Information
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
Meppershall
Bedfordshire
SG17 5LU

caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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