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Staffordshire, Kingsley – Equine Groom L2 or L3 Apprentice, Live Out 153 views

Ref: JL95309

Job Description

Based at the new centre for an award-winning equine facilitated leadership (EFL) business which is relocating to the Staffordshire area in July. We work with corporate leaders and teams to develop their nonverbal communication by working with our horses on the ground (no riding involved).

We have a working herd of 5 horses aged 9 to 23 who work with clients and we are building an additional retirement herd of 5 retirement horses.

Normal yard duties can be expected including leading horses, monitoring for health and welfare issues, turning out and bringing in, rug changes, picking out feet, grooming, feeding, mucking out and sweeping the barn, etc. 

Non-ridden activities are varied and may also include looking after 18 acres of land and manege, basic maintenance, stock taking, ordering supplies, looking after clients, tidying the centre, IT or admin duties, as desired.

You will also assist the business owner with handling horses and looking after client needs on workshop days.

Essential Skills

  • Experience and confidence in handling large horses 16 hands and above
  • Willingness to listen to our horses and handle them with kindness
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail


Other Skills

  • Experience of mucking out and yard duties is preferred but full training can be provided
  • Good communication skills
  • Equine first aid training will be provided
  • Adapt to change


Other benefits

Owner specialises in coaching and leadership and will provide exemplary training and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Full time contract with 28 days holiday, pension and statutory sick pay

This is a fast-paced entrepreneurial business and there is an option to get involved in developing tech skills, social media and marketing skills if this is of interest.

A driving licence is required due to rural location.



Interviews will be held on 11th and 13th July. Please still apply and let us know if you can’t make these dates.


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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU

0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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