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North Yorkshire – Yard Manager required for brand new 5* Livery Yard and Training Centre 677 views2 applications

Ref: JL94210

Job Description

To start in June / July 2022
Salary IRO £21k p.a. plus benefits
Permanent, full time
5 days a week / 40 hours a week
Opportunity to bring own horse / well behaved dog
Possibility of onsite accommodation for the right person
• Optional riding

This is a brand new 5* Livery Yard and Training Centre in North Yorkshire set on the edge of the stunning North York Moors National Park. Opening in Summer 2022, offering top quality livery and training services with the uniqueness of a small, family friendly yard environment. The horses are our top priority and with 16 stables on a full livery basis, we offer tailored packages to suit our clients and their horse’s needs.

Our fantastic facilities include:

– 60 x 40 sand / fibre / wax outdoor arena with full course of Jump4Joy fences

– 16 stables

– Horse wash area with hot water shower and solarium

– Yard building including kitchen / lounge, toilet / shower changing facilities, tack room with individual tack lockers, washing room including equine washing machine, drying room with rug dryers

–  Undercover winter turnout areas

– 18 acres of grazing paddocks

– Excellent off road hacking  


Minimum Requirements

We are looking for a yard manager to manage the daytoday running of the yard to a high standard, oversee a small professional team ensuring a supportive and happy environment, as well as organising and managing the hire of yard facilities. You will have the opportunity to be part of setting up a brand new yard with top class facilities. You will have previous experience on a professional yard, ideally in a yard manager or head groom role. You must be confident handling fit competition horses as well as young horses. Some riding may be available but this is not a key part of this role.


Key responsibilities include:

Mucking / skipping out

– Turnout / bring in / rug changing

– Poo picking

– Feeding

Clipping / trimming / pulling / grooming


Competition preparation including plaiting

– Injury care, administering medications and first aid

– Tack cleaning

– Assisting vets / farrier / physios etc.

– Exercising (horse walker, lunging, hacking and schooling) (Note: some riding may be available for right applicant but not integral to role)

– Ordering yard supplies and managing arena hire

Travel to local or national shows


Key skills required:

Positive, friendly, happy, sociable and calm

– Conscientious, professional, trustworthy, attention to detail, reliable and organised

Genuine passion for horses and delivering a high standard

– Great with technology and social media

– Excellent communication, team player, people and leadership skills

Self-motivated, driven, confident, creative, proactiveand forward thinking

– Supportive, caring, helpful and energetic

– Solid previous yard manager / head groom experience (with good references) and extensive knowledge

– Confident handling fit competition / young hors


Accommodation details

Possibility of onsite accommodation for the right person.



Competitive salary IRO of £21k based on knowledge and experience

– Benefits include permanent fulltime contract, pension, sick pay, 28 days holiday and staff development programme / training

Help shape a new business and build a first class reputation

Opportunity to bring own horse and well-behaved dog

Teach and run clinics

– Excellent facilities and positive / friendly working environment in lovely peaceful location

Flexible working hours 5 days / 40 hours a week

Possibility of onsite accommodation for the right person


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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU

0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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