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Several times, every day I am involved in discussions with Grooms and Employers about salaries. One of the most commonly asked question by Grooms in what is considered a poorly paid profession is, “what can I do to get the top end of the salary ranges advertised in your jobs?” Through a series of articles over the next few months, we will tell you how you could get some serious extra ££ in your pay packet each week/month. As the first in a series of articles about how grooms can increase their salary, let’s start with the simple, effective, inexpensive and possibly life-saving step – get a First Aid certificate and get a 10% discount on the cost of doing so via The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment. Find your discount code at the bottom of this article!

When working with horses, whether as a groom or an employer, we do need to acknowledge the physical risks we put ourselves and others in, often in remote locations. We have all seen the gory pictures, we don’t need reminding and most of us have at least one story to tell. Beyond financial considerations, let’s not forget that we need to look after ourselves and each other most of us do love horses, but we love life more!

One day you or someone you pass this on to will be really glad you read this…honestly! Resident blogger Kelly Wallace Horne takes a closer look. Over to you Kelly…

 


 

Which Groom at your yard is a First Aider?

We recently discussed first aid for horses at a competition, as the horses’ health and wellbeing is very much in the forefront of every good groom’s mind, but one of the most unfortunate and undeniable aspects of being around horses is the risk of injury to US when things don’t go according to plan. I think it’s fair to say this risk is increased considerably when you work with horses, simply due to the sheer volume of time you will spend around any number of horses compared to a “leisure owner” of one or two horses. No matter how experienced and competent you may be, being around horses will always expose you to increased risk of injury.

The Grooms List - Get A First Aid Certificate - Caroline Carter Recruitment.pngFrom a cut finger when slicing open a new haylage bale to a lost finger when trying to load an obstinate horse onto the lorry, most professional equestrians have some degree of experience when it comes to dealing with medical disasters although, if we are honest, our actions are probably based more on common sense and things we’ve read on the internet rather than genuine knowledge of the correct action to take. What difference could it make if we took the time to participate in a first aid course? Quite a lot, undoubtedly. With modern medical advancements the achievements medics are capable of are amazing but unfortunately they are rarely, if ever, the first on the scene of an accident – that will most likely be you! At the risk of sounding dramatic, the reality is that your decisions and actions in those initial moments could mean the difference between successful surgery or the victim losing those fingers, or the ability to walk normally again, if at all. Scary stuff! Despite the inevitable risk of injury in an equine environment, it isn’t commonplace for a groom to hold a first aid certificate, or for employers to require any staff members to hold one. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take the initiative to get yourself (or your grooms) trained up!

There are a number of agencies that provide first aid training, including St John Ambulance and The British Red Cross, but just how useful is it for horse riders and handlers to be trained by someone with no knowledge of their typical environment? This is where Medi- K Training come in…

 

Medi-K Training

Medi-K TrainingMedi-K Training is the leading provider of nationally recognised qualifications specifically for Groom and Rider first aid training and is a high quality, dynamic training organisation with an outstanding reputation throughout the equine industry. Any first aid training is invaluable, but Medi-K focus their training on potential scenarios equestrian people could find themselves in daily, for example:

  • A blow to the head from a fall
  • A kick from a horse
  • Dealing with a riding accident on the roads
  • A person who has become hypoglycemic (low blood sugar level) from going too long without food,
  • Crush injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries and much, much more.

Whilst it can be argued that first aid is the same regardless of how an accident has happened, Medi-K recognise that the process of training is not always easy for people working in the equine industry. Most first aid training programmes take place at local schools, colleges, sports centres, town halls, and British Red Cross centres, and can be anything up to 3 days in duration – it is rarely possible for any number of grooms to leave their daily duties to attend these courses. The beauty of a gaining first aid training through a company like Medi-K is that not only do they understand the daily risks equestrian people face, but they understand and work with you to fit training in around your horses and yard schedules – even scheduling breaks in training to allow you to skip out, bring horses in from the field or pop feeds round!

 

Medi-K, First Aid Training for Horse Riders, is not your average first aid company, founded by an experienced paramedic & horse rider Kay Patterson, all training offered is nationally recognised & certificated.

 

Medi-K First Aid Training for GroomsTaking a first-aid course will leave you with the confidence of knowing what to do should a situation arise – and it could lead to you saving someone’s life.

Founder Kay Patterson explains, “If someone is with a person that has an accident they tend to panic because they don’t know what to do. And often it’s what not to do that’s the most important thing to learn. Certain things that someone might instinctively do can cause more damage to the casualty. For example, pulling them to their feet and telling them to get back on the horse or taking off someone’s hat when they may have neck damage. You’ll find people take their friend off to the coffee shop for a drink because they’ve had a fall and are feeling drowsy, when in fact they’ve got concussion and need medical help. In most cases the best thing you can do is call for help, offer reassurance and encourage the injured person to stay still until medical assistance arrives.”

 

 

The cost of First Aid know-how

Grooms First Aid TrainingYou cannot put a price on health and safety, and certainly not on saving someone’s digits, legs or life! The cost of a first aid course is another matter, and it really doesn’t break the bank!

Most basic first aid courses are available at around £40-£50 and Medi- K Training is no different, with day courses starting at just £40 per person – ideal for a groom taking the initiative to get themselves first aid savvy. For individuals wishing to participate in a first aid course, Kay and her team will liaise with you to get you enrolled on an existing course held at another local venue. Medi-K Training also host periodical training days aimed purely at individuals wishing to attend.

For employers keen to get their staff first aid trained there are plenty of options for group bookings, either at an arranged venue or at your own establishment. If your industry sector requires staff members to hold certain first aid qualifications by law, Medi-K Training can provide that training. As an example, Medi- K Training take a First Aid at Work (High Risk Workplaces) course and focus the training on the equestrian environment, making that qualification more relevant and valuable to your equestrian workplace.

 

First Aid Certificates and Qualifications

On successful completion of any first aid course you will receive certification of your participation, which will remain valid for a set duration (usually 1-3 years, depending on the type of course you take). If you have taken a more comprehensive course you may now be a qualified First Aider! Do remember to check if your course includes an FREE annual refresher!

Medi-K Training qualifications are valid for a minimum of 3 years, with optional annual refresher courses available. Retraining will be required every 3 years to renew your qualification.

 

Benefits

The benefits of first aid training go without saying, but don’t be tempted to think that, because you haven’t needed it so far, it won’t be money well spent!

  • First aid training and qualifications are applicable and valid in every situation you walk into. Your new knowledge and skills can be applied anywhere from the cross-country course to a shopping centre.
  • Grooms: first aid certificates and training are not industry specific. You take any valid qualification with you into any job you apply for, even if your training and qualification has been provided by a former employer.
  • Grooms: no matter the job role, employees with certified first aid training are an asset and this, in turn, increases your employability. You do need to highlight this qualification in your Jobseekers Profile and CV.
  • Employers: working for an establishment that values its employees is reassuring, especially in such a high-risk industry, and your commitment to safety will be an attractive attribute.
  • Employers: providing first aid training to employees, especially that leaves the participants qualified first aiders, is a career-enhancing benefit and will be something any sensible candidate will appreciate when considering taking employment with you. You do need to highlight this as a benefit of your employment.

 

Not convinced? Save 10% on your training with The Grooms List!

Medi-K Training has partnered with The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment to give you 10% off ANY Medi-K Training course! Simply quote “TGL Medi-K 10” when booking your course to receive your discount!

Find out more, browse and select your first aid training course here.

If we are to continue to improve the equine industry as a whole we do need to acknowledge the physical risk we are putting ourselves at, beyond financial remuneration provided by insurance cover. Let’s look after one another too!

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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. Please notice that, if you are no EU-citizens you need a valid work visa for Germany.  
*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. Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or EU passport for working in Germany.
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. If you are no EU-citizens, you must have a valid work visa for working in Germany.   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 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! 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 156 € 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    
Job Description We are a growing farm near Guildford operating as a charity that rescues and rehabilitates abused, abandoned and old horses, integrating them with the local community.  We are seeking a groom who is reliable, trustworthy, hardworking and physically fit as an addition to our team.  We currently have 37 horses on site, living out in a track and field system of 68 acres.  You must be flexible and with a willingness to learn as we have an unconventional approach to horse care using a method of gentle calm and trust – you will receive guidance in this method of rehabilitation which not only enhances the recovery of the horses themselves; but helps to provide a healing environment for visitors to the Sanctuary.  You must be a good team member, able to work alone on site or with the horses, as well as within a team of other staff and volunteers. This is a really exciting opportunity for a groom to work in an environment where emotionally and/or physically damaged horses are given care and attention; enabling them in turn to offer support and relief to visiting adults and children, including those who are poorly or with additional needs – an interaction that you may be required to facilitate.  We do not ride our horses at Mane Chance; instead we use natural and intuitive practices to allow the horses to recover from their trauma and build a relationship of trust.  We also do not use conventional methods so a willingness to learn and implement new ideas is paramount and hopefully exciting for our successful candidate. This is a full time role, involving some weekend working.  You must have a full, valid driving licence and you should have your own car as we are a little out of the way; we will also need to complete a DBS check on the successful applicant for safeguarding purposes. Minimum Requirements You should have proven experience of working with horses with a non-dominant approach, understanding the animal as an individual, rather than a tool! You must also be able to embrace working for a charity with volunteers and events (which is different to more conventional equine roles) as this brings a really enjoyable element to the role but can also present its own challenges – you do need to be a people person too! Accommodation details This position comes does not come with any accommodation. Benefits    
Job Description We are a growing farm near Guildford operating as a charity that rescues and rehabilitates abused, abandoned and old horses, integrating them with the local community.  We are seeking a groom who is reliable, trustworthy, hardworking and physically fit as an addition to our team.  We currently have 37 horses on site, living out in a track and field system of 68 acres.  You must be flexible and with a willingness to learn as we have an unconventional approach to horse care using a method of gentle calm and trust – you will receive guidance in this method of rehabilitation which not only enhances the recovery of the horses themselves; but helps to provide a healing environment for visitors to the Sanctuary.  You must be a good team member, able to work alone on site or with the horses, as well as within a team of other staff and volunteers. This is a really exciting opportunity for a groom to work in an environment where emotionally and/or physically damaged horses are given care and attention; enabling them in turn to offer support and relief to visiting adults and children, including those who are poorly or with additional needs – an interaction that you may be required to facilitate.  We do not ride our horses at Mane Chance; instead we use natural and intuitive practices to allow the horses to recover from their trauma and build a relationship of trust.  We also do not use conventional methods so a willingness to learn and implement new ideas is paramount and hopefully exciting for our successful candidate. This is a full time role, involving some weekend working.  You must have a full, valid driving licence and you should have your own car as we are a little out of the way; we will also need to complete a DBS check on the successful applicant for safeguarding purposes. Minimum Requirements You should have proven experience of working with horses with a non-dominant approach, understanding the animal as an individual, rather than a tool! You must also be able to embrace working for a charity with volunteers and events (which is different to more conventional equine roles) as this brings a really enjoyable element to the role but can also present its own challenges – you do need to be a people person too! Accommodation details This position comes with on-site accommodation, shared with another member of staff.  You will have your own bedroom/lounge and own bathroom.  There is a shared kitchen.  Parking is available.  You will be required to contribute to utility costs only. Benefits    
*Package totally negotiable (currently IRO £25K+) for someone with desired skills, experience & qualifications * Very nice single accommodation  * 5-day week *HGV essential (26t lorry) & must have experience of showjumping and driving a lorry in Europe Lovely, long term job position suited to an experienced and competent person on a family yard with top competition standards for a husband and wife combination used to competing at the highest levels. This family-run show jumping yard needs someone who ideally could exercise ride and is happy to work alongside other full and part-time staff in caring for 14 stable kept horses – a mix of show jumpers and children’s ponies. All usual duties. Two children in the family so must be a child, friendly person. Friendly and fun family. Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730/07747 686118 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
Job Description Top class competition groom required to look after small private yard of 4/5 show jumpers (horses).  Standard of stable management & care must be top draw. Ability to turn out to a very high standard essential, including plaiting, clipping, pulling manes and tails etc. Job will involve day to day responsibility for all aspects of the yard and horses well being and fitness, travel to competitions (national and international – inculding tours) at home and in Europe. A competent rider would be an advantage, but not crucial but a Class 2 HGV is a must. Role would suit a self motivated and conscientious person not concerned with being in sole charge but a fun bubbly person to work with my teenage daughter, Chloe. We would like someone with experience at top level, looking for a long-term job and wanting to work with Chloe through her youth years. Beautiful private location on edge of New Forest near Cadnam, with a very good rate of pay. Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details Accommodation can be arranged.   Benefits Very good rate of pay and small pets are welcomed but unfortunately no room for horse.  
Looking for full time grooms to join our friendly team. Role includes all normal yard duties; mucking out, grooming, turning out/in, tacking up, cleaning tack, sweeping, also clipping of manes. As well as preparing for and going to polo games. To start 1st March until September based at Great Trippets Farm. No polo experience necessary but grooming experience required. Must be dedicated, hard working, loyal and take pride in what you do. Be able to work as part of a team and alone and willing to take instruction when necessary as well as be able to manage time effectively. Knowledgeable in equine first aid and willing to learn on the job. HGV license a bonus. Competent rider required as you will have to ride and lead fit polo ponies. Live in or out, wages dependant on experience. Part time stable hand also a possibility.    
***21/1/21 This position is temporarily being reviewed whilst the job description/salary/overall package is upgraded. Please watch this space*** C *IRO £25-£30K pa negotiable  *Live in or out *Well behaved dog considered and own horse a possibility (but prefer not). Private family Yard looking for a cheerful experienced, hands-on Yard Manager Suitable applicants will be prepared to muck in and out with the team and deliver top standards of horse husbandry and turnout etc. but yard organisation and making sure everything runs smoothly is the priority. Suitable applicants must be adept at managing the balance of horse & yard care with managing a team, liaising with the owner and his family and all the equine support personnel required to maintain professional standards, (visiting Riders, Vets, Farriers etc). Organisational skills, efficiency and good timekeeping is essential Administration is also an important aspect of the role so basic IT and admin skills required along with demonstrable experience of this function. Whilst the Yard manager will be expected to run a tight ship to professional standards, they should be friendly and approachable to all, even under pressure. This is a private, family yard who enjoy their equestrian pursuits and the fun that comes with that, but expectations are high and to a professional level and a super organised person is what they need. The family have teenage daughters who are novice eventers and the owners event/hunt and have interests in other disciplines elsewhere additionally. The family also have professional riders who school, compete their top event horses so no schooling required. Exercising of fit hunters and event horses optional but you would need to be a confident Rider. Lorry driver ideal but not essential. Very smart yard, estate location with the very best of facilities & no road riding required. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description   This job will include: Working for young GB event rider and her team of horses. Based in Malvern, Worcestershire. The rider currently has 20 horses ranging from 3 year olds to 4* with fantastic facilities including an all weather arena, grass show jumping and dressage arena and plenty of off road hacking to enjoy All normal yard duties (mucking out, turning in/out, grooming & tack cleaning) Clipping, washing, trimming & plaiting Ability to lunge horses to a high standard as part of their training programme. Ability to turn out to a high standard when preparing horses for competitions, training and sales viewings This is not a riding position but the ability to ride for the purpose of hacking and some gallop work is a massive bonus. The right person must: Be trustworthy, hardworking and efficient Be confident and capable around young, fit sports horses.  Have the ability and desire to demonstrate high standards within their work, both on the yard and within turnout of horses at shows Be comfortable left in sole charge of the yard on some occasions Be happy to travel away to competitions/training as head groom on some occasions Desire to provide the best care and welfare of the horses In return, the job will provide great opportunities, including: Joining a fun team of 4 where you would be the right hand person for the rider. Opportunities, if desired, to travel to events both nationally and internationally from BE100 up to 4*. Getting to work alongside top class horses at varied levels, as well as the joy of working with breakers and youngsters and seeing them progress. Opportunity to keep own horse on the yard and receive regular training (not included in pay package) Minimum Requirements Level 3 in work based horse care and management or equivalent. Previous experience working as a groom. Accommodation details Shared accommodation on site with other groom. Benefits Good salary, 19K per year. Opportunity to bring own horse and compete. On site training available to enable you to progress.  
Job Description Looking for an enthusiastic groom for the 2021 Polo Season and potentially beyond, either part time or full time. Polo experience not necessary but strong riding is as we have some younger ones. Full time would be 6 days a week with Mondays off but happy to split the job between two people if preferred or might suit a couple. We also get extra help for chukkas/matches (or get in touch if this might be of interest instead!) To start in March. Based at Silver Leys polo club in Hertfordshire. Loads going on at the club so a really fun place to be – it’s very laid back and there’s a club house serving food every day etc. We have 8 horses, half in during the day and half at night. Role would involve general stable work and exercise (usually take them out as two lots of four), then grooming for chukkas and matches etc. Mostly just weekend matches and weekday chukkas so pretty relaxed and fun. Great hacking and opportunity for chukkas and/or polo/schooling lessons + stick and ball if interested! My partner is an equine vet so is happy to teach veterinary skills again if of interest. HGV massive bonus but not essential. Photo showing our current string of ponies! Minimum Requirements Strong rider – as mentioned doesn’t have to be in polo but we’ve got some young TBs being retrained as polo ponies so need someone with good riding experience.   Accommodation details Ideally not looking to provide accommodation but could potentially look into options if needed.   Benefits Wage dependent on whether full time or part time and level of experience.  
Job Description Full time Show Groom/Rider required by family showing yard based in South West Scotland. The job entails all usual yard duties, show turnout and general preparation for shows, training and riding. Possibility to compete for the right person. Opportunity to travel to County Shows plus RIHS and HOYS. Accommodation available or live out. Exciting opportunity for another member of staff to join one of the top show producers and her highly successful team of show horses. The employer is an Elite Accredited Coach for BHS/BSPS who travels to all major shows in the U.K. competing in Hunter, Hack, Cob, Riding Horse, Coloureds and R.O.R. classes. Usual yard duties, ability to ride an advantage but not necessary. An experienced person preferred but will also consider less experienced seeking a career with horses and keen to learn. Minimum Requirements Confident in all sizes and types of show horses. Willing to learn and be 100% committed. Keen to step up/take on responsibility. Previous experience in Showing is an advantage but not essential.   Accommodation details Live in or out Located in an area close to amenities and social facilities – plenty to do in your free time during non-Covid times!   Benefits Opportunity to travel to top County Shows, Royal International and HOYS. Highly rewarded in return for accomplished success. Possibility to compete.  
Job Description This role is working in a competition livery yard run by a BS Accredited Coach.  The job involves all normal stable duties, the exercise of competition horses and travel to shows. You must have: worked in the industry already, have practical knowledge of stable management, horse health and the ability to ride fit powerful horses competently, hacking or in the school. Most horses are 16 -16.1 so we require a lighter weight person at this time. It would be a good role for someone who has finished an apprenticeship and is looking for their first ‘proper’ job.  Equally, we would welcome someone more experienced. Somebody who showjumped would also benefit from the opportunity of having their own horse on the yard, training and going to shows with us. You should: be happy to work within a team in a structured environment, prepared to work efficiently with safety in mind, like things to be organised, clean and tidy with attention to detail, have a keen interest in the training of horses both ridden and on the ground. Our horses are treated as individuals and all our grooms must have their welfare at heart and be prepared to work with a level of detail when caring for the horses. Your role will require you to maintain the high standards of the yard if the Owner is not present. This is a full time position 5.5 days a week 7:30 – 17:30. You will be expected to groom for up to six horses, and on occasions take sole charge. You will work alongside two other full time grooms, who are hard working, love horses and are easy to get along with. Accommodation details The accommodation is a modern brick built bungalow.  It has three bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms,  and an open plan kitchen and sitting room.  All furnished. It is heated by electric radiators. The kitchen has a full cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave. Within the yard there is a washing machine and tumble dryer. All cleaning products, washing powder and toliet roll – are provided. Own Horse. As a dedicated horse person we recognise that you may want to have your own horse.  We also recognise that if you are committed to that horse it makes being committed to the horses here more of a challenge, if it is not on site.  On a regular basis we do not finish later than 17:30, however show days or vet emergencies will mean longer days.  Having your own horse at a different location then becomes a conflict and can be very tiring.  Therefore we can offer the right candidate the opportunity to have a horse on Staff Livery.  The groom start 30 minutes before work so they can tend to their horse and make up some of the time that they will spend on the horse within the day.  The horse can be worked and groomed within the working day in the same way the other horses on the yard are.  One
We are looking for a groom We do a wide variety of work so there are opportunities to foal mares, lunge and school horses alongside all the normal yard duties. We are a good sized team with good working hours and full time contract provided. Minimum Requirements Hard working and enthusiastic!   Accommodation details The accommodation is shared. It is a recently built house on the yard. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and a separate loo.
SHOWJUMPERS/RACEHORSES OXON/BUCKS BORDERS *Ideal first or second job *Own horse welcome *Riding optional *Groom at top shows *Pay above NMW *Live out only A wonderful  opportunity for a cheerful, enthusiastic person to join an experienced professional team as an Apprentice Groom or Groom/Rider (riding is entirely optional, subject to a minimum standard). Ideal first or second job, with the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications in the equine industry via a Level 1, 2 or 3 Apprenticeship. This is a professional yard with 10 horses: 8 horses ranging from yearlings to Grade A Show Jumpers plus 2 retired horses. You will be joing two full time members of staff, plus part timers who help out where necessary. The job will entail all usual daily yard duties, plus the opportunity to learn show turnout and to groom at Show Jumping Shows. If you have a horse you are welcome to stable it at the yard. Friendly dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. The salary will be higher than the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices.
Job Description To be part of a team helping in all duties on a commercial stud. These include but are not limited to feeding, turning out and mucking out stables. The job is to focus on the preparation of youngsters (3 year-olds and foals) for the Sales as well as breaking-in and pre-training of homebred National Hunt youngsters. Minimum Requirements Must be experienced in handling young thoroughbred horses, comfortable and confident in grooming, rugging, lunging, leading and riding   Accommodation details Single person occupancy, terraced house   Benefits    
Job Description Role will include riding at BE and BS shows you must have a strong competition record ideally or the ability to compete to a high level for someone who has not had the chance due to not having the right horse or the financial backing. Our 3 competition horses have all been out affiliated to varying levels and need a rider to continue their progression. We want you to gain good understanding of all the horses to maximise their potential and understand their individual personalities and abilities and be able to tailor their management and programs. 5.5 days per week and flexibility if we go out to shows at the weekends. Minimum Requirements HGV 7.5t licence is essential. Must be fully experienced sole charge of competition yard and experienced with youngstock.   Accommodation details Studio type cottage   Benefits Fantastic opportunity and package for the right person with many incentives including lessons and training and extra incentive if you get involved with teaching and holding clinics/ camps and events we hold here.  
Bored of just sitting behind a desk or just mucking out? Looking to expand your skill set or increase your earning potential? Are you a hard working, motivated individual that thrives on seeing results? Due to high demand we are looking for new members to join Team Equissage as self employed sales agents in 2021! Working with Equissage NEVER feels like work. Using social media and attending 100’s of show days in your area all year round to chat with people who are looking to help their horse and offering a free demonstration so you can show them why everyone loves Equissage! You’ll work along side vets, physiotherapists and all from retired fluffy ponies to world number 1’s eager to keep the competitive edge. Full training is given and kit provided. This is a self employed commission only position.   What you do – On a day to day basis you will use social media to advertise free demonstrations of the Equissage Pulse in your area to generate leads. Then you will visit them at their yard at a time that suits them to demonstrate the kit in full. Equissage as a company provide many opportunities for you to attend events in your local area to offer demonstrations to competitors through sponsorship with British Dressage and British Show Jumping. You will also be provided with leads as and when they come through via the website, national social media pages or lead generation that has been carried out by our marketing team. OTE for new agents is 30-40k. However, this is easily achievable if you have the desire to succeed. What we require from you Attendance on our 3-day residential training course in either Crawley, West Sussex or Denbigh, North Wales A minimum of 5 demonstrations week Daily contact with the National Sales Manager via phone, message or email. 1 Monthly Meeting (Birmingham) What we desire A competitive individual who is eager to learn and succeed. Who is confident in their equine knowledge and in meeting new people with a good understanding of social media. A kind, sympathetic attitude is vital for the job role. Applicants must be happy traveling as areas will be around 2 hours’ drive in diameter  
Job Description Working during polo season, based near Kirtlington Park Polo Club: End of February to start of October 2021 (more permanent position available for the right person) Experienced and competent rider required for: schooling and training 8 high quality polo ponies aged 5 to 15 grooming yard maintenance & management equine health monitoring and managing turning out to a high standard Minimum Requirements Experience training young horses, from main disciplines: jumping, dressage, Eventing, polo   Accommodation details Accommodation could be arranged for the right person   Benefits Sole charge of the yard flexibility with working hours Mondays off work, except for bank holidays    
Job Description Looking for a reliable and motivated person to take sole charge of a small and professional yard. All normal daily yard duties plus travelling to major Eventing shows around UK and Europe. Minimum Requirements Must have previous experience in FEI competitions     Benefits Salary based on experience Accommodation on site Plenty of riding for the right candidate    
Job Description We are a small family run showing yard, which due to what’s happening in the world at the moment, we are particularly quiet, but wishing for a busier 2021, fingers crossed. We have M&M’s, stallions and geldings, which either do flat classes or working hunter classes, to which we have to travel the country as we only compete at the highest level.   Minimum Requirements All duties  are required, from poo picking, to breaking and schooling. Experience in turn out and in the show world would be beneficial. There will be a lot of times at the moment of working on your own, but this is because of the current situation at the moment.     Accommodation details We provide a one bedroom flat, that is separate from the main house, so you can live independently.     Benefits This is a small family run yard, to which we would like you to become part of our family and team.    
Job Description – Maternity Cover (Required ASAP) Private Stud Farm with 15 quality thoroughbred broodmares and young stock is looking for that special someone for Maternity Cover to join the existing happy team to help run the stud on a day to day basis with all the usual duties required. This is not a first position and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate  a calm confident approach to handling horses and will be expected to help with the management of the broodmares, foaling and yearling sales preparation.   Minimum Requirements Must be a team player and fit in well with the existing dedicated Team Must understand that the horses come first Must be able to drive a car References will be required Must be available for Interview   Accommodation details On site accommodation can be available  
We are looking for a night watch to support our team. You are nocturnal and like to work when others are already asleep? You are looking for a responsible task and enjoy working with horses ? Then apply now! Your Tasks: regular control of the horses in nightly rounds Visual inspection of the horses’ state of health Your Pofil: several years of experience with horses and the ability to assess their well-being Independent and responsible work Driving licence Willingness to shift work Our Offer: a performance-related salary an attractive working environment in a highly motivated team accommodation available on site If you are interested, then send your application to  mohr@schockemoehle.com Job Description Your Tasks: regular control of the horses in nightly rounds Visual inspection of the horses’ state of health Minimum Requirements Your Pofil: several years of experience with horses and the ability to assess their well-being Independent and responsible work Driving licence Willingness to shift work Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or an EU passport for working in Germany.   Accommodation details You will be offered accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals (breakfast and lunch) on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 € per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 149 € per month.     Benefits The stud will finance your safety boots and insurance fees. Of course, we will help you with all 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.  
Job Description The Lewitz Stud in Northern Germany is searching for blacksmiths. There are least two positions available. On the one hand, we`re searching for a blacksmith for shoeing and trimming riding horses, on the other hand, one is needed for working on foals. One blacksmith could exclusively be in charge of shoeing, even if we could also imagine to give you chance to progress when you`re not an expert yet, but motivated and talented to become one in the near future. The position available for trimming foals is also requiring a certain experience, but is offering you a chance to gain much experience by accompanying and solving problematical cases. We could also imagine a blacksmith in charge with foals and shoeing riding horses. The biggest breeding farm in Germany is offering you a chance to develop in a good atmosphere, with regulated work-time and good payment. Minimum Requirements experience in shoeing   Accommodation details We offer you an accommodation (single or double rooms) and meals on the yard. Rooms cost around 190 € per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 € per month.   Benefits    
*£360-£450 depending on experience and qualifications plus accommodation & bills Looking for an experienced Home Groom to work alongside other 3 other members of staff for a 3* event rider. Should be capable of sole charge and teamwork. Would suit a committed, (Owner/Rider says ‘even geeky then you would fit in well with the rest of us’) hard-working groom, who would like to use and develop their skills to provide excellent care for event horses and the environment they live in. Between 8-15 horses on site with young stock at a satellite farm, managed by a separate team. The role entails normal stable duties including professional day-to-day management of competition horses, liaising with vet, farrier, physiotherapy and nutritionists and other professionals etc. Use of therapy tools, like magnetic/vibrating floors, solariums, rugs, as well as regular training from physiotherapist on stretching and in-hand work ‘homework’. Candidates would be experienced in clipping, trimming, plaiting and turning out for competition, as well as handling fit (though sane!) event horses. Experience (and interest) with young stock an asset as the team, most years will back two or three over the winter. Travel to events at home and abroad planned when things return to normal. Accommodation is very nice with a shared kitchen and lounge with en suite bedrooms. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description We are looking for someone to cover maternity leave over the next 5 months (possibility of extending employment). The job will involve riding fit competition horses ranging from young horses to Grand prix level, flat work and over poles. All yard and stable duties including clipping etc.. Good communication skills with sponsors and owners. We are looking for someone who is reliable, organised and hardworking and has experience at the level required for this position. References will be required. Accommodation details Shared accommodation with one other member of staff.   Benefits Free accommodation. Training    
*Chance to put your career as a Dressage Groom ‘on the map’ *Accommodation available Olympic Dressage Rider Oxfordshire needs a Groom to help care for his/clients dressage horses and help with the day to day alongside a very strong Team. This is a position which would suit someone with some paid experience with performance horses but is now ready to work alongside the best and get to the top of their game. If you are taking your career as a Groom seriously and enjoy Dressage, this is one not to be missed as this position will in time open many doors and be a great boost to any CV! Lovely friendly yard with great team. Please apply directly to Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
Great opportunity to develop your career as a Competition Groom in the exciting world of rehabilitation, pre-training and the 3* Event world if you can drive a 26t lorry! *IRO £25k *Accommodation available *Lots of opportunities Accomplished 3-star level eventer, (competes home and abroad), is looking for someone to help the Team when at home but also to drive his lorry and manage competition horses home & abroad when competing. Ideally, you will have previous experience and an interest in the sport. Professional, fun team and a busy inclusive environment. All duties required and good standard of turnout, horsemanship and competition experience essential. The very best of facilities in a quiet but accessible location. Please call Caroline and The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or  email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description *Option to train * Beautiful off-road riding *Accommodation available *5 Day week *Horse welcomed *FUN!   Looking for experienced and reliable Grooms to join our busy and expanding yard with the option to train . You must be highly motivated and willing to work as part of a team. A teaching and care qualification to minimum of BHS Level 2 is preferred but not essential as on site training can be provided. We are a large BHS approved riding school, livery yard and “Where to Train” centre. We have excellent facilities set in 550 acres of beautiful off-road riding with opportunity to further train and develop . In order to apply for this role you must be confident in handling all types of horses, grooming, tacking up, leading in lessons, mucking out and all aspects of yard work; everyone mucks in and helps each other out. You must be able to ride in a confident and sympathetic way and enjoy teaching children and adults of all abilities in groups and 1:1. Minimum Requirements Enthusiasm Reliability Conscientious • Riding • Driving license • Equine First-Aid • Schooling • Lunging • Bandaging • Clipping • Teaching • Trim/Pull • Sole Charge • Exercising • People Skills Accommodation details On site accommodation may be available but no pets.   Benefits Excellent Working Conditions Professional, fun environment Top class facilities Variation in Role On-going training for BHS exams  
*£20k pa. * Various options for accommodation*Dog and horse welcomed *Chance to get first aid training and qualifications COVID STATUS: The IOM Government has now imposed a 21 day circuit-breaker lockdown. This equestrian centre is temporarily closed to the public and only certain categories of persons are allowed entry to the Island which doesn’t even necessarily include returning residents. All interviews will be conducted once restrictions are lifted. First class Equestrian Centre, also a registered Pony Club Centre offering a wide range of equestrian activities for all levels of ability, is looking for a special someone to replace longstanding and much loved Instructor and second in command person. Teaching all ages and experience levels, from absolute beginners or working to improve  skills for competitions, this friendly team puts together programmes to suit. All levels of ability catered for including, novice, intermediate, disabled and experienced. Do call Caroline and the Team 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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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
Meppershall
Bedfordshire
SG17 5LU

caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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