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Shropshire/Powys Border – Mature Rider Groom/Yard Manager with hunting experience. 602 views8 applications

Ref: JL67292

*Salary negotiable* Private 1 bedroom flat* Basic utility bills paid ie. water, heating oil, electric, council tax.*Opportunity to have days Hunting accompanying family. *Partner welcomed & dog considered.

Small traditional family Hunting yard
3 big Hunters & 3 Pony club/Hunting ponies

Live in only (Partner very welcome but not suitable for a family with children)
Sadly no space for your own horse
Days: 5 days plus half day on a Sunday (Wednesday day off)
Opportunity to earn extra money occasionally house sitting or driving out of hours.

We are looking for a mature rider groom with hunting experience. We are a friendly family yard on the Shropshire/Powys border. Must be live in. Sole charge for the total care. Exercising and schooling of 3 big hunters and 3 hunting ponies.  The job will be primarily working on your own although we do have girls to exercise and ride the ponies out with you. Ability to turn out to a high standard. Take pride in taking control and running  a tidy, clean yard. We would want the horses and ponies to be loved as your own. In quieter periods there would be property maintenance jobs as well.

The property is 22 acres owned by my parents who live in the main house. The flat is on site. My family is based in London and we are at the yard only on weekends in the hunting season and in the school holidays. We have 3 children aged 11, 9 and 5 who are learning to ride/hunt and we’d want you to be part of it all.

Required skills:
Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming/washing/tack cleaning / boot & jacket cleaning
General trailer driving & small tractor jobs (experienced trailer driver essential)
Yard management and maintenance
Hacking out/schooling/lunging
Mucking out stables, paddock muck picking and paddock maintenance
Kindness & manners essential

To start approx July/August 2020 depending on Coronavirus restrictions


More Information

  • Earliest start date 15th July 2020
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Groom/Rider, Sole Charge, Head Person, Other
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Family Yard, Hunting
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills Clip, Exercise/Hack Out, Lunging, Maintenance Skills, Management Skills, Muck Out, Plait, Pull Mane/Tail, Ride, Rider/Trainer, School, Sole charge, Trim, Work Rider, Work with children
  • Non-equine skills required Handyman, Groundsman
  • Accommodation provided Single, Shared with your partner
  • Days per week 5.5
  • Salary currency UK STERLING
  • Salary guide negotiable
  • Salary Period Monthly
  • Must Drive Tractor, Trailer, 3.5t
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? Possibly
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? Yes
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
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