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Surrey – Experienced long term family Groom/Rider required for ‘naturally’ kept horses. Currently live out. 931 views11 applications

Ref: JL88440

*5-day week *up to £450pw * Currently live out but newly refurbished 2-bed accomm & utilities available next spring/summer *Beautiful setting *Own dog and horse welcomed *Rider training available from experienced visiting trainers if interested.

Nestled amongst the Surrey hills with access to miles of well-maintained bridleways straight from the back door our lovely family is looking for a committed, long-term Groom and Rider. You must be a child-friendly, experienced Groom capable of sole charge and flexible to duties eg: the odd school run.

Horses kept are as follows:

  • Mini-Shetland herd three strong- all rescues
  • 5yr old 16’2 ISH riding horse
  • 16.2 HH 3yr old who will be backed over winter, and then put to foal in the spring.
  • A 25 yr old 13’2” pony who has mostly now been retired (some lead rein).
  • 3 small horses/ Ponies 13.3 and 14.3 and a 15’2 (which is quite ‘chunky’)


Duties include Yard work, grooming and exercising all the usual equine first aid, feeding, wellbeing yard management ‘norms’ for horses living as this herd does. You would need to be willing to ride out with employers and their 2 children (10/11yrs) so someone ‘child & family friendly’ essential.

Candidates must be confident riding alone and ideally able to ride and lead and enjoy groundwork. You must be confident riding young sport horses. Ideally willing and able to work with the employer to bring on the youngsters and compete them (entry-level/low level), as and when they get to that point. (Pony club and kids‘  jumping/showing classes etc).

There are stables for the horses and a menage, in fact very good facilities.

The family are leisure riders who love their horses and see time spent with them as quality, relaxing time and are looking for a Groom of the same mind. Lightweight jockey is required as the horses are small. should be happy to just enjoy the horses for who they are in a nice, friendly family setting. 🙂

Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com

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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU

0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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