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Find Equine Jobs on The Grooms List by Caroline Carter RecruitmentCaroline Carter has been at the forefront of the equine recruitment market for over 17 years. Her decades of experience in recruitment generally and in particular, equestrian employment and placing of good grooms with good employers speaks for itself.  We have equine job positions in all disciplines and at all levels in the equestrian world. Whether looking for equine jobs as a Groom, Groom/Rider, Rider/Groom, in fact, any kind of equestrian yard position or for any other equine jobs.

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Job Description We are looking for a motivated person to join a fun family team. High standards required. Duties include general yard management and care of hunters & pointers. The ability to clip, plait and turn out to a high standard is essential. Plenty of opportunities to ride so the successful candidate must be competent and not nervous of riding big hunters and thoroughbreds. It’s a fun & rewarding position we are offering with a competitive salary along with the possibility of shared five-star accommodation for the right person. More than happy for prospective people to speak to existing staff. We’re only advertising due to a long-term employee leaving to pursue other interests.   Accommodation Details If required – there is a shared three-bedroomed cottage, underfloor heating, wet room & bathroom, spacious utility room, large kitchen / dining area and generous living area. The cottage is based on the farm itself in a wonderful setting.   Benefits Working in a lovely part of Dorset being part of a fun family orientated team and joining an existing nice set up. Excellent working environment.
DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID 19 CRISIS WE ARE SUSPENDING OUR VACANCY *Accommodation can be available *Own horse welcome (full livery included) *Subsidised breakfasts and lunches available in our onsite cafe Job Description We are looking for an experienced and cheerful groom who is capable of riding a variety of horses and has the knowledge to undertake all yard duties efficiently and confidently. We are a busy, forward thinking, modern and progressive equestrian centre that has been established for 25 years.  Customer care and retention of clients is as important as the care and welfare of our staff. Minimum Requirements You must be experienced in this area, be a clear communicator and preferably drive.  You must have up to date references and have had at least a year working full time within the industry.  If at all possible it is an advantage to have equine qualifications and this position can include teaching if that is your interest.     Accommodation details For the right applicants, we have a four double bedroom apartment on site which is a new barn conversion, comfortable and modern. Sorry, no pets. Live out is fine too.     Benefits The benefits are many and includes full livery of one horse (from the spring) you are allowed to do your horse in the working day. Three hours a week of ridden tuition, hunting and competing.  Training days, clinics and lectures. If you live in, most of your utility bills are paid and you have subsidised breakfasts and lunches available in our onsite cafe    
*Own flat on site *All bills paid *Good wage *Dog welcome Groom required for Professional Dressage and Event yard. Part of a small team, you should be proficient in handling fit competition horses, yard duties and ideally capable of exercising. Opportunity to go to International and National Competitions. Great package – Own flat on site, all bills paid, 5.5 day week, 28 days holiday, pension scheme and a good wage. Dog welcome.
Live-out or accommodation will be supplied locally and will be part of the package (apart from utilities) *IRO £20k pa plus accomm. * Dog considered *Partner considered *No space for own horse currently (that may change).   Home groom required for the high standard day to day care of the horses and all stable, field and yard duties. Must be experienced and competent with sole charge as there will be times you will be on your own when the employer is away at competitions and training. There will be a small element of assistance due to being a full-time wheelchair user.   Ideally, you would be confident with general riding and fitness work but this is not essential. You should be capable of occasional hacking and lunging is a must.   Based at a new yard, there are currently 3 horses but this is increasing as will be the boxes and number of horses to be able to accommodate 8-10 horses between 2/3. The yard will have a 20×60 arena, covered horse walker, solarium and wash bay to offer training and liveries   Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List Team, quoting reference code JL65967 on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description Jumping / Dealing stable We are looking for a jumping rider for our sales stable in the Lewitz. Your mainwork will be riding and a little stable work (feeding) together with your team. Showing young quality horses to our customers, under the saddle or in free jumping, is also one of your tasks.   If necessary you get help from our trainer and you gain a lot of experience in jumping. We offer regulated working hourses ( 8.00-17.00) and  the possibility to get breakfast and lunch at our farm. Our modern equipped accomodations we offer at a reduced rental price.   If you`re a cheerful and nice person, reliable and tidy, able to do a good flat work and you have experience in jumping, than we look forward to you!   Gestüt Lewitz-PS Pferdehaltung Dirk Hauser Lewitzhof 1-19306 Neustadt-Glewe Mail: hauser@schockemoehle.com Tel.: 0175-4390687 Minimum Requirements experience in  jumping young horses   Accommodation details You will be offered accommodation (single or double rooms) each equipped with a private shower, and in each house you find a washing machine and a dryer.There is free internet in the rooms. Rooms cost around 190 € per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 € per month. Of cource, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning. Provide you with translating assistance during the doctor`s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need.   Benefits    
* 3 bedroom accommodation available (no charge) * Salary £IRO £20,800 pa  *Partner welcome *Dog welcome Well known Racing Flat Racing/National Hunt horse owner and thoroughbred racehorse trainer requires a couple or single person (s) who are experienced and lightweight enough (max 10.5 stones) to be able to ride racehorses and to do all general stable duties to a good standard. Ideally, the applicant will be able to drive a 3.5t horsebox.  
*Accommodation available *Opportunity to ride if capable *Competitive remuneration Job Description Family run event yard and stud in immaculate surroundings near Bury St Edmunds with fantastic facilities seeks a reliable dynamic yard groom to join our hardworking happy team. The role will involve all usual daily yard duties including mucking out, feeding, turning in and out, tacking up, bandaging, washing off, lunging, hacking out and late checks. Stud duties will include checking and handling the young stock, holding for vet and farrier, and foal watch. This is a busy and varied role on a friendly successful yard with high standards in all we do. Applicants must have previous experience as a groom and be happy handling fit competition horses and youngsters. HGV licence useful but not essential and some competition grooming may be available as the role develops. On site accommodation and good working hours and conditions. Minimum Requirements First and foremost we are looking for someone who loves horses and genuinely cares about looking after them. Enthusiasm and sense of humour is a must!   Accommodation details Comfortable mobile home on site   Benefits Very experienced staff already on site so plenty of opportunities to pick up new skills as you work. We have horses based with top level event riders so a great opportunity to follow and be part of their progress to the highest level.  
*Accommodation available *Pets welcomed Job Description An enthusiastic full time hunting groom is required to join an existing team on a private, well resourced yard in West Dorset. Minimum Requirements Must be able to turn out and ride to a high standard.  7.5 tonne licence needed, HGV preferable. Accommodation details Accommodation on site will be available to the successful applicant. Benefits    
Job Description *Lovely location *Flexible hours *Competitive rates *Dog welcome  *Own horse considered We are a private family yard looking for an experienced, reliable and competent groom who can provide around 15 hours a week (flexible). The job consists of taking care of 2 horses and a pony. The job would involve general yard duties, turnout, knowledge of equine first aid; exercising/hacking and schooling; working with children and bringing on their riding skills. Looking for an experienced individual with a great work ethic and who is happy to work in a family environment. Minimum Requirements Previous experience is essential   Accommodation details Live Out   Benefits Flexible Hours, friendly family work environment, working with children, dogs welcome  
*5 Day week *Own horse welcomed & dpg considredm* Training facilities on site including xc course, derby arena, 3 outdoor schools and indoor arena. *Top class facilities which are hired or used to run competitions. (BSJA and ODEs).*Accommodation available Job Description Looking for an experienced groom for a breeding and competition yard. Usual yard duties with plenty of opportunity to groom at international shows. We are mainly an eventing/dressage yard but also compete in show jumping regularly. Opportunity for some riding/tuition depending on applicants experience but not essential. Much more important is a team player with great attention to detail. We believe our horses’ day to day care has a massive impact on their performance, which largely rests with our grooms. 5 day week. Opportunity to bring own horse with fantastic training facilities on site including xc course, derby arena, 3 outdoor schools and indoor arena. We regularly run events on site including BSJA and ODEs so applicants may sometimes to be required to help with these. Minimum Requirements Must have previous experience, ideally at a top level competition yard. Must be a team player with good work ethic. Must have/be willing to learn great attention to detail. Accommodation details Soon to have new accommodation on site available, for now nearby accommodation available. Benefits Fantastic team that works together Opportunity for own horse and use of facilities Opportunity to play massive role in producing top level competition horses
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockemöhle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. Must hold a standard driver’s license, and a tractor license would be a bonus. Able to drive a Radlader and show ability to recognize when ‘odd-jobs’ need doing. Please note that we are a specialized training stables and work only with young horses, some experience with horses would be useful but not essential. You will be required to complete general handyman tasks around the yard, keeping the premises clean and tidy. Being able to step in and help when needed and occasionally.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud’s own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor’s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description The facilities comprise 3,000 hectare (30,000,000 sqm)land in total,spacious stables,large run-in stables and horse-appropriate group-housing for the approx. 4000 horses. A constantly progressing health management and the stud-owned vet clinic provide the perfect care for the horses.These are best prerequisites to guarantee breeding and training at the highest possible professional level. Almost 200 employees, among them 14 vets, are work around the clock for the benefit of the animals and ensure perfect conditions for the approx. 700 foals that are born every year. As a rider at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockemöhle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. Finally, the jumping horses go to the third station, the “Scheckenhof”, with its spacious, light-flooded indoor riding arena and the idyllically located outdoor riding arena which is surrounded by the racecourse and in close proximity to the Neustädter See. Dirk Hauser and Christina Heussler organise all the riding stables from here, and two highly renowned trainers are also employed – Paul Niemz and Thomas Mohr. At the Scheckenhof, the further career of each individual horse is also decided.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud’s own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
*From IRO £20,000 + per annum *Accommodation on site if required *Subsidised grass livery for own horses is available *5 or 6-day week *Corporate clothing provided *Assistance with NVQ training   **We are adding to our Team!** This is an excellent opportunity to join our team to assist in working with racehorses, competition horses, retraining racehorses and our own bloodstock! Duties will include daily exercising of a variety of horses, morning & evening stables, dressing horses over, putting horses on and off the horse walker, turning horses in and out, tacking up and various other duties. Full details available on request.  This role will include weekend work on a rota. Minimum Requirements Riding a variety of ex-racehorses, racehorses undergoing remedial training, competition & livery horses including hacking out to skill & experience. Accommodation details We can offer accommodation on site if required – double room for single occupancy only please and unfortunately we are unable to accept applications from candidates with dogs or cats. Subsidised grass livery for own horses is available. Benefits Salary according to age & experience, 5 or 6 day week with 28 days holiday.  Pension scheme.  Corporate clothing provided and assistance with NVQ training with our Learning Provider.  
Job Description In 1992,  a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in species-appropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. We have a veterinary clinic based in Lewitz specializing primarily in equine breeding and treatment. The position we are offering provides a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of vet nursing, and we expect applicants to come with competent horse/foal training skills as well as being well presented, punctual and reliable. This is a full-time appointment involving responding to calls from outlying farms and assisting with all aspects of professional breeding. Your duties will include restocking of trucks, setting up equipment, assisting with X-rays, preparing for injections and, above all, working with our foals. You will frequently be on “foal watch” – looking after mares and their foals, helping with neonatal foal and mare care, and thus given a first-rate opportunity for hands-on learning. Work on our stud also offers a great learning experience for the prospective veterinary or vet tech student; it will include some additional on-farm duties according to your daily workload   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud’s own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor’s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockemöhle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. As a groom or rider at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockemöhle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. The second station for training a Lewitz jumping horse, the “Rustica”, is located in the immediate vicinity of the main stud. Under the management of Janek and Melanie Hucz, the young horses take their first jumps under a saddle here.    
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockemöhle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. The “Stern-Buchholz” site is outside the gates of the state capital Schwerin. The team headed by Birgit Brandsätter and Paulo Castro here is responsible for breaking in all the horses, as well as for the further training of the dressage horses and the preparation of the colts for licensing.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud’s own canteens.   Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance during doctor’s visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
*Dog welcomed *Own horse considered *Flexible accommodation options (shared/with partner/sole) *Fair remuneration Business man and former European Champion has set up an amazing centre of modern horse breeding “unique” in Europe. The facilities comprise 3,000 hectare (30,000,000 sqm)land in total,spacious stables,large run-in stables and horse-appropriate group-housing for the approx. 4000 horses. A constantly progressing health management and the stud-owned vet clinic provide the perfect care for the horses.These are best prerequisites to guarantee breeding and training at the highest possible professional level. Almost 200 employees, among them 14 vets, are work around the clock for the benefit of the animals and ensure perfect conditions for the approx. 700 foals that are born every year. As a groom at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockemöhle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development.
*Own horse a possibility * Very experienced Yard manager based on site *Fabulous facilities Job Description We are looking for a friendly, hard working individual to join our team at our busy yard just outside of Tonbridge in Kent. The candidate will be happy to assist in all yard duties including turning out, mucking out, catching in, etc.  An eye of detail and a tidy yard attitude is a must. You will need to be self driven, ensuring all duties are carried out meticulously.  We run a very reputable livery business and our reputation is important to us. Minimum Requirements Previous experience necessary   Accommodation details     Benefits    
Job Description *Upwards of £500pw depending on experience + pool money & bonuses paid *Friendly working atmosphere *Pets welcomed *Accommodation available/partner could be accommodated National Hunt  yard looking to recruit Riders and or Rider:Grooms for upcoming season. Friendly working atmosphere and fabulous location with the best of facilities. Minimum Requirements You can be from any discipline but must be confident in handling and riding TB’s. Confident and  previous experience riding out would be preferred but if plenty of riding experience in other disciplines this would also have its advantages. Accommodation details On site accommodation options single/shared/with partner 🙂 Caroline’s comments 🙂 This is a fabulous opportunity for competent and capable riders to get a lot of saddle time on a professional yard with quality horses and be very well remunerated and looked after as part of a professional Team. Great opportunity to experience another discipline or to put your existing experience into good use.   Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
  *Up to £450 pw negotiable depending on experience * Partner welcomed * Dog welcomed European champion Young Rider competing with Team GB and who has won 7 European medals is now looking for an experienced Groom/Exercise Rider with professional standards to work on the family yard. Must turn out to 4* and be capable of sole charge when required but understand the team dynamic of a family situation. HGV helpful but could be put through test. Affable personality is essential for this private and happy yard and a shared enthusiasm for eventing at the highest levels is probably essential! 10 polo ponies kept in winter/minimal duties. Professional facilities/x country course/great hacking.2000 acre farm stunning cross country course.   Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List Team, quoting reference code JL58861 on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
Salary 8.5 Euros/negotiable dependent on experience with no food/accommodation or utilities to pay. You will need some experience grooming competition horses One of the Most Professional SJ yards in the world – Learn your trade with the best and secure your Grooming future with a hands on job. All you need is a passport and an adventurous spirit! Enthusiasm and dedication to work along side the best horses, riders and horse people.This opportunity would be GREAT FUN and a second to none experience which would guarantee your career anywhere you chose in the future both home and abroad. A rare insight into world class horses, world class facilities and a truly remarkable experience for any groom seriously interested in getting to the top of their game. Whilst there are considerable opportunities for advancement and promotion possibilities if you wish to remain in Germany. 🙂 Caroline’s comments 🙂 This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!    Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*Salary IRO 1800 euros *All accommodation and food provided *Seasonal position with far reaching CV improving benefits! This world class service station and stud is looking for experienced stud hands for the forthcoming season to be based in Muhlen, Germany. Some prior experience important as some serious unmatched warmblood breeding stock is involved in this operation names such as  Balou du Rouet, whose offspring’s prize money makes millions plus Sandro Hit plus stallions Fürstenball, Vivaldi, Bordeaux, Foundation, Vitalis, Sir Donnerhall I and Diarado were amongst the leading group of all German stallions according to the German FN’s 2016 predicted breeding value statistics. Last year stallions from Mühlen once again dominated the Oldenburg Elite Mare show and of the twelve mares presented, seven of them were daughters of this yard’s stallions, including the winner Candy OLD by Sir Donnerhall I. The list goes on and on and on! 🙂 🙂 Caroline’s comments 🙂 This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!    Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  

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