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Shropshire, Shrewsbury – Live out Groom required for family competition and stud yard 226 views

Ref: JL96983

Job Description

Groom required to join our team helping our Yard Manager manage our small but busy yard and care for our variety of horses (and other animals!) to maintain the yard, stables and equine facilities to a high standard.

Reporting to the Yard Manager and Owner, who lives on site, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the individual care of each horse, liaising with the farrier, feed suppliers & livery owners, amongst others. Normal duties include:

Feed and manage all horses feed, hay, and water

  • keep all equipment clean and tidy in particular saddles and bridles
  • clean, brush and clip horses’ coats as required
  • muck out stables and replace bedding
  • monitor the condition of horses and report problems
  • preparing horses for exercise & untacking / cooling off
  • preparing horses for competition
  • maintain high levels of turnout – manes / clipping / washing / plaiting etc
  • assist with exercise – schooling, hacking, lunging etc
  • treat minor wounds, change dressings, and give some regular medications e.g., wormers
  • handling of youngstock and starting their basic training
  • regular lunging of competition and young horses
  • Weekly – harrow menage, canter track and lunge ring

Minimum Requirements

Experience as a groom in addition:-

  • be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • use your initiative
  • be trustworthy, reliable and take real pride in your work
  • patient and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • the ability to work well with others
  • good customer service skills with livery clients
  • high level of physical fitness
  • Above all – someone positive, optimistic, energized, and fun who loves horses!

Accommodation details



Opportunity to learn and develop with the potential for training with e.g. HGV license / stud duties etc

If you would like any further information or to discuss the opportunity please do call Sarah on 07733 161 110


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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
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0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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