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Job Description We are a busy polo yard based in Chobham, Surrey and are currently looking to expand our existing team. We are looking for: a motivated self-starter who is comfortable working without micro management a team player who works well with others, and will be comfortable joining an existing team of staff someone who is enthusiastic about horse care and welfare Salary is above market rate and we pay in accordance to your experience. All typical yard duties are involved, as well as the opportunity to be a travelling competition groom and care for our elite high goal horses. You will also be offered the opportunity to stick and ball, if you wish. Minimum Requirements Responsible, hard working, and a good sense of humour. No polo specific experience is necessary. Accommodation details Recently renovated shared house on the premises. Benefits Attractive salary, no micromanagement, and opportunities to create your own niche within the business. We commit to and invest in the right staff who are enthusiastic about growing with the business.
Job Description *5*accommodation *Excellent facilities on the outskirts of Edinburgh *Own horse a possibility We are looking for a well established and experienced dressage rider to help produce our young jumping horses and to work our existing string to a high level on the flat. The rider must be brave and understand the mechanics of the horse and work the horse correctly and in balance. You must have a natural feel of what the horse is doing underneath you and treat every horse as an individual. We pride ourselves in the production of young horses and we are looking for a rider to develop and take the horses through the levels. Our yard has a great feel and a brilliant atmosphere we work as a team and get the job done, all yard duties are essential and the correct management for our competition horses is a must. Top class grooming and turnout to a high standard non negotiable. You must be dedicates and have a desire to keep our horses flawless and in excellent condition ready for clients to try. First class Accommodation. Sorry no pets. Minimum Requirements understand every type of horse with patience and given each horse time and confidence to grow. Can work with own motivation if required but open to team training also Accommodation details First class 5* Accommodation on the yard Benefits Bus route into city of Edinburgh
Job Description Full-time experienced Competition/home groom wanted to join TB Eventing based at a World Class William Fox-Pitt’s wonderful yard in Dorset. *£21,000 – £25,000 *Accommodation in lovely 2 bedroom cottage. We are looking for someone to join and develop the business and build the brand. The job involves all general yard duties, maintenance and organisation, riding out (if appropriate), travel to competitions or sole cover of the yard when competing as desired. There will be 6 horses between 2 Grooms and Toots so the ratio to horse is excellent allowing the very highest welfare and care as well as flexibility and variety as to home or competition roles during the season as appropriate. This is a huge opportunity to help a young professional currently surrounded by World Class trainers and an amazing support team to achieve her ambitions and goals. The yard at WFP is a fun and varied environment to work in with a constant influx of interesting and varied opportunities available. This position will suit someone intelligent, dedicated, and honest with impeccable standards, integrity and a desire to be an instrumental part of a successful, ambitious growing brand that offers room for growth and development.. There are multiple opportunities to expand the role in a variety of directions according to the experience and direction of a successful candidate. Minimum Requirements Own car a bonus – HGV license a bonus. Accommodation details Lovely two-bedroom cottage available in neighbouring village, or live out.
*Top Remuneration IRO £20-£24k neg according to experience+accomm and bills*Annual bonus *Private healthcare * 2-bed apartment *Partner welcomed *Pets welcomed Successful commercial, boutique stud 7 miles from Newbury, with a good track record and much success at yearling sales, etc. has a great career opportunity for someone currently at the level or ready to step up. Willing and able to work under an experienced Stud Manager, all the usual skills are required working alongside a small but capable team of professionals. 🙂 We have placed previous staff who have been in this position for very good periods of time, so this would demonstrate a rewarding and happy environment.🙂 If you feel you are ready for that next move and interested in a totally confidential discussion then Please contact Caroline on 07747 686118 or email email@example.com
Bryngwyn Stud is the home of Bryngwyn Stallions and Broodmares. We have the pleasure of owning and producing beautiful and versatile Warmblood horses from our broodmares and offering this year four of our gorgeous stallions to a select number of mares AI. Our bloodlines include some of the top in the Country ;- Concorde, Kannan, Voltaire, Zirocco Blue, Cardento, Kashmir V. We are based in Mid Wales in a stunning rural location with purpose built equine facilities, lakes and a private fishery spread over three closely located properties. Set in the midst of the idyllic Cambrian Mountains we are graced with beautiful outriding and our horses benefit with hacking out as part of their daily routines. These quality Warmbloods are or have competed in show jumping competition in this country and abroad or are youngsters just starting out. Overview of Manager Responsible for overseeing the running of the busy competition/stud yard. We have a variety of horses from warmblood stallions that compete, up and coming youngsters, broodmares and Foals to family pets that include Belgium Draft, Percheron, Cobs and Shetland ponies the role has yard and groms reporting to this position. Managing the daily diary and allocation of work to junior staff members Organising the diary for attending competitions and training Organising Staff Rota and Cover – weekly Ordering of all supplies and feed for the yard Helping assist the vet and farrier when necessary and carrying out any prescribed treatments To take the responsibility of being on call in the event of a veterinary emergency and also to be prepared to work early morning, late or extra hours as needed during foaling time and competitions. To comply with the Yards Health and Safety Policy and Procedures. Running appraisals with junior staff members Mentoring and training junior staff members Yard duties including mucking out, watering and sweeping. Grooming and general health maintenance of the horses Tack cleaning Exercising and hacking Lunging Clipping Requirements High attention to detail At least 3 years experience on a professional yard Previous experience of managing a yard Competent riding ability Good horsemanship with kind nature Clipping/bandaging/plaiting to a high level of competence Ability to teach younger staff Good telephone manner Other Skills/Abilities Effective manager Good communication skills Ability to think on feet and be flexible Wage Salary is Negotiable dependant on experience >30k statutory holiday entitlement Pension Scheme in operation with an opt out period 5 days per week which includes alternate weekends on a rota basis. Our Operational Hours are 8-5pm 7 days per week [longer hours are required at foaling times etc] Live in accommodation is available and we would consider own horse and a well behaved pet
Job Description We are based at one of the North of England’s premier equestrian centres and have two young, fun and ambitious professional riders in need of a 5* competition travelling groom as well as being hands on with the events this equestrian centre runs. We have a well-staffed yard and pride ourselves on our friendly team. We are looking for someone who is happy to travel away to shows and who has experience handling competition horses and stallions. The role will include all usual yard duties; mucking out, turning out, loading walker, show preparation, clipping, dealing with farriers and physios etc. We also run a busy competition venue all year round so this job role includes diversity and is hands on. Our facilities are fantastic. 40 indoor stables all with rubber matting and automatic drinkers, 2 solariums, 4 wash-bays, 2 indoor arenas, championship sized outdoor arena, 5 horse covered monarch horse walker, lunge pen, stallion pens, turnout paddocks, café, bar and on-site tack shop. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work with competition horses within a competition venue and be able to travel to some fantastic shows. Both riders are hands on and helpful. Minimum Requirements Must have previous experience with competition horses and be able to turn out to a high standard. Accommodation details If we have someone that lives in we have a 2 bed apartment with viewing to both the indoor and outdoor arena. All bills are paid for and salary would reflect living in/out. Benefits Travelling Lovely horses Amazing facilities Job diversity A chance to ride some lovely horses
Job Description Groom/Rider for the 22/23 season. Minimum Requirements Applicant must be hard working and competent rider. The role would include all yard duties, fitness, a very high level of turnout of horses on hunting days, including second horses. Accommodation details We have a one/two bedroom Bothy at the kennels. Benefits Working with one of the most hard working Stud grooms in the country. Very high old fashion standards, the candidate will learn so much and be part of a very happy team.
*Fun and flexible role *Working couples considered *own horse and dog welcomed Full-time, sole charge live in Groom/Rider (optional) required for a lovely family yard in Bedfordshire to start 1st October. 10 horses (some polo ponies, some retired, some hunters, ponies, and a mare and foal). Need someone experienced, used to managing a yard, who is capable of sole charge and happy to work with others. The candidate should be happy to drive a small tractor, ATV, with a paddock sweeper and harrow. You may be asked to mow the grass, or tend the hanging baskets by the yard, wash the tack room floor, use small tractor to harrow fields, etc.) A competent rider would be great, but more important is the general care of the horses, mucking out, keeping the yard tidy, grooming, turning out, and bringing in and running an efficient and tidy setup. Current Groom/Rider (who they had for over three years will work Monday to Friday, predominantly to ride). A 3.5-ton horse lorry driver, or larger ideally very welcome. Accommodation will initially be sole occupancy in a one-bedroom estate cottage, a 2-bedroom flat on the yard planned for next spring. 5 or 5 1/2 day week including weekends, (weekends here and there can be taken off by prior arrangement). Pay IRO £450pw dependent on experience. plus accommodation and excluding bills (neg) This is very much a lifestyle job but will be a great setup for the right person to be part of a friendly team on a beautiful farm. One small dog and possibly a horse. Possibility of a couple, with one doing more farm/field work and the other doing horses. Please call Caroline on 07747 686118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description 🙂 🏡 UPDATE – Sweet, 2 bed log cabin accommodation now available! Two bedrooms, shower room, open plan living, veranda, and garden space 🏡 🙂 *8 am – 4.30 pm daily *5 days a week *Salary IRO £28-£32K neg according to experience and qualifications *Fabulous career opportunity *Partner welcomed Thriving UK charity promoting the aims of the Riding for the Disabled by providing people with the opportunity to ride and have equine interaction to benefit their health and well-being is now looking for a Centre Manager with a recognised teaching qualification and relevant practical experience, to take overall responsibility. The Centre has helped many disabled children and adults over the years and some have gone on to become National and Olympic Champions in the sport of Para-Dressage, (including Sophie Christensen, Natasha Baker, and Julie Payne). Their volunteers and instructors help children and adults with a range of disabilities get a sense of independence as well as exercise and rehabilitation. The yard has 11/12 staff and numerous keen volunteers. The coaches, in partnership with physiotherapists and volunteers, work with riders who have a variety of disabilities. These include learning difficulties, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, paraplegia, rheumatoid arthritis, Down’s syndrome, epilepsy, deafness, visual impairment, and limb amputation. For some, who cannot ride just being around horses has a well-being benefit. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees you will have good interpersonal skills, previous management experience (people & yard including administrative abilities.) You will be someone who leads by example whilst working harmoniously with and for others. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, you will be able to demonstrate maturity and diplomacy as well as embrace full accountability for the day to day running of the center. Ideally you will be passionate about working in this type of environment and understand both the human and equine challenges faced as well as the fun on offer! This purpose-built centre means riding and horse-based activities can be offered throughout the year. Riders can join groups or have private tuition. Facilities include a 20 x 40 indoor arena and 20 x 60 outdoor arena. Also a classroom for lessons on horse management. Your remit will include, but is not limited to the following: General Responsibilities, Estate and horse management Responsibilities, Administrative Responsibilities: General Responsibilities: To carry out the duties of the position in accordance with the Group’s Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety policies, disciplinary legislation and statutory regulations To ensure compliance with all Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection standing orders, confidentiality agreements, financial regulations, management policies and procedures. To be an ambassador for the Group, and represent the interests of the Group, at external events. To represent the interests of the Group in all of its dealings with riders, potential riders, volunteers, Group supporters, Group visitors and suppliers. To actively support fundraising and revenue generation in collaboration with the Hon Treasurer or other Trustees To carry out any other duties within the level of responsibility as may be determined from time
*Negotiable + competitive +warm, cosy 1 bed apartment *Dog welcomed *Chance to get some proper Hunt Yard experience on your CV! 🙂 Possibility of going back in future seasons and retaining accommodation out of season 🙂 Lovely seasonal position available on a well-established, traditional family hunt yard within a beautiful estate. Fun, professional team renowned for being great at what they do. You will work hard but you will be treated well and have a very rewarding season. The position involves riding but you must be a capable jockey able to sit astride fit hunt horses with confidence! (Horses ranging from 15.2-18.2HH). No jumping required unless you are truly able. All grooming duties to a good standard Great facilities/menage/lunge pen/500 acres/excellent hacking. Call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Partner welcome *Pets welcome *Accommodation on site all bills paid & no charges *IRO £450pw neg 🙂 This employer would really love someone to be her ‘eyes on the ground also on a day to day basis also 🙂 Private eventing yard in Northamptonshire is looking for a sole charge, long term experienced Groom/Rider to care for 3-4 competition horses and two retired. The Rider competes 100- advanced and has recently set up her yard at home and moved horses there. The role entails normal stable duties including professional day-to-day management of competition horses, liaising with vet, farrier etc. HGV license ideal or must be willing to be put through test. Grooming required home and away and a good level of turnout essential. Will be sole charge so you will need to have experience of this and ideally previous event grooming experience. Someone who can ride well enough to keep ticking horses over when owner away and exercise ride/hack as and when required. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*IRO £29k GBP +/- per month depending on experience *Cost of 1 or 2 flights (neg) covered per contract period * Accommodation, all bills paid, & allowance for transport and visa applications plus health insurance allowance. *Access to camp pools, gyms etc. A private stable, 15 mins from the coast and 15 mins to main shopping malls/city centre is looking to fill a vital Instructor’s role. The centre has a capacity for 60 horses is looking for a head Instructor on a 10 month, renewable contract. Due to extreme heat, the centre is closed in July/August although accommodation is still available as part of the package. The club is situated within a large ex-pat, International community and offers livery, lessons, pony club activities, and holiday courses to the community. Teaching private and Group lessons is also required – the clientele is beginners to intermediate level members of the public. The focus of the role is on the development of young Arabian horses and off-the-track thoroughbreds. Fabulous facilities and opportunities are available to develop the Club but all activities are within the confines of the club and general area. Required Key Skills • Riding • Driving license • First-Aid • Equine First-Aid • Schooling • Teaching • Exercising • Natural Horsemanship • People Skills Required Areas Of Expertise • Working with children Applicants must be BHS 3 or international equivalent. English is the main spoken language You must be willing and able to work & adapt to living in an international & strong family community while respecting local culture. Package includes accommodation, all bills paid, allowance for transport and visa application, flight out and one return flight per year, health insurance. Year-round accommodation if renewing contract. Depending on candidate and qualification IRO .14000 SAR = £2783.3 GBP per month./allowance 4000 SAR which could cover 1 or 2 flights. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Live in or out *Own dog & horse welcomed *£400-£475pw negotiable *5/5.5/6 day week negotiable *Equally open to live out applicants with children and can accommodate school runs/bring them to work during school holidays etc. if required. 🙂 This is a great opportunity to work for a really flexible employer and to show what you can do in a key Head Groom role for a large, busy yard with lots going on 🙂 The yard has a mix of livery, private competition horses, and essentially riding school horses/ponies but with a difference, they all go out to compete with the yard’s clients! They each have a key rider but are cared for by the team. The owner currently has 2 broodmares and 2 foals with 2 foals due this season. The owner competes at British Showjumping – they are out training clients at both junior and senior shows weekly so the Head Person needs to be used to and capable of sole charge. There will be a full team to manage as this is a well-staffed yard but each will muck out 7-9 stables each morning and as you will be required to muck in and out with your team, a good level of working fitness will be required. The staff team are friendly, they help one another out and they enjoy being managed efficiently by a good leader. The yard is set across 4 American barns and the barns are split by purpose: Training, Livery, Livery & competition, and barn where horses are produced for clients/for the school. All usual duties include: prep and turn out (or delegation of) the competition horses/ ponies, ordering hay, feed, bedding, etc. Accommodation is a one-bedroom maisonette but unfortunately, not suitable for a family with children but great for sole occupancy. Facilities: Set within acres of private parkland, fantastic range of indoor and outdoor riding facilities as well as access to local bridleways available to all clients. Indoor Arena with viewing area, dressage mirrors, lights, and a full set of show jumps Outdoor Arena with a mirror wall and lights 10-acre jumping field with show jumps, dressage letters, and canter tracks Lunge Pen 5 x horse walker Wash Bays Turn Out Paddocks Club Room with Toilet/Shower/Kitchen Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Salary range £20-25K * Live in or out -Accommodation options are available for single/couple.*Dog considered *Horse considered for exceptional candidates Family yard with 6 show jumping ponies (1x 1.38/1.48) from lowest levels to competing in Europe BSJA are now looking for a child-friendly experienced Groom t accompany them on their exciting journeys both at home and away at shows (Uk and abroad.) Riding is optional but you must be a lightweight jockey if you want to ride. The children are 2 daughters (ages 12 and 14 years old). They will be going onto horses in a year or so. For exceptional candidates, a horse is welcome if you have cover for it when the family travels away for show, so too would be a dog but the same would apply plus they have a terrier so you must have a non-combative dog or there could be fireworks! Sometimes the traveling will be 10-14 days away so ideally you would be used to that and embrace it happily when it occurs, you will know in good time to organise yourself. Indoor school in construction, outdoor school, 50 acres. Good facilities fit for purpose. Other staff are also employed to help/cover days off/away days. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Salary IRO £35-£40K pa neg. depending on experience *Live in or out *Relaxed environment A large, friendly family with a home comprising 5 bedrooms, and 6 bathrooms set within a 60-acre equestrian property in the heart of the Surrey Hills is now looking for an experienced Housekeeper. The successful applicant will be competent and confident in the care of delicate materials and antiques, child-friendly (two older children 12 and 13), animal-friendly, (two large dogs, horses, as well as one cat and some tropical fish all kept on-site! Other staff working on the estate maintaining the horses and grounds, (head groom, an estate manager, and two groundsmen) . Non-smoker and driver essential. Cooking is not generally required (unless childminding). Key duties and responsibilities : To ensure the home is kept organised, clean and tidy Maintaining an inventory of household items, equipment, and furniture Notifying homeowners of any accidents or problems while rendering service Establishing and maintaining standard operating procedures for cleaning and organising the home or facility Keep on top of the laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management Running errands and organising the home Driving (do the necessary shopping and school runs etc.) Occasional childminding and school runs required Pet care Creating systems if and when needed and/or maintaining them Time management Attention to detail Product/fabric/surface knowledge washing, ironing, and handwashing General tidying up Daily cleaning of Kitchen, Bathrooms, Loos, and family-shared areas Hoovering and dusting Making beds Shopping for the house Putting away deliveries Dealing with visiting trades and contractors (oversee their work) and monitoring household maintenance Qualifications/ Qualities and skills required (Specific Housekeeper experience requirements) eg: Proven experience as a Cleaner or Housekeeper etc. Clean Driving license Childcare quals DBS check will be required Discretion High attention to detail Not cutting corners Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance. Family and client-oriented and friendly. Prioritization and time management skills. Working quickly without compromising quality. Pls call Caroline & The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Salary is totally negotiable iro £28K +\- *Single accommodation +bills *Dog welcomed *Soonest start 🙂 SOONEST START 🙂 – The yard is on Covid lockdown till early October 2022 Based in a stunning location in Buckinghamshire on a newly built family yard on a beautiful, private Estate within easy reach of Heathrow, Windsor, and London, this employer is looking for a Stable Groom and Rider (for hacking and basic schooling). A various mix of classic horse breeds kept for the employer and his family and quiet riding school-style geldings for guests to enjoy. This is a position which would suit someone keen to learn and gain experience in a really unique environment, lots of training and progression available so less experienced candidates should also consider applying. You should be able to muck out, clean tack, poo pick fields, tack up and hack out. The rest can be taught to the employers specifications. Someone with a good attitude to work and learn, and knows the basics of horse care is really the only desirable trait here. This role will suit a particular type of individual, ideally used to this kind of HNW family environment and willing to be on call when the family is in residence 2x a year on average for 2/3 months at a time, You will be especially well-remunerated during the months the family is in residence, (6 days per week 9 working hours per day). There will be months where things are quiet and the family are elsewhere so then things will be much less demanding in terms of the on-call aspect but the yard and horses will still need to be maintained to the highest standards, (5 day week, 7hrs working per day out of season.) Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Opportunities to hunt *2-bed accommodation available *Salary IRO £20/£21Kpa plus accommodation *Superb hacking on the farm and in locality *Dog and horse welcome *Partner welcomed Experienced family Hunting Groom/Rider/ Person Friday required for a Dorset hunting family. This job is a varied position getting involved in the farm and the shoot. Would suit a competent, lightweight rider with the ability to deal with every aspect of fit hunters from riding, clipping, lunging, plaiting, and yard duties. thru to exercise/fittening riding required. The yard has well-mannered hunters. All are fun to ride but sensible. The client and family hunt once or twice a week. A high standard of turnout is essential. Currently 5 horses (16.1 – 18hh). Sole charge of all aspects of yard, stable, and horse management required. Turn out for hunting to high standard essential. Must be capable of loading the horses on the lorry and bringing out second horses when needed, so 7.5t license required ideally, would consider putting the right person through a test House sitting when employers are away plus help with shoot days/shooting lunches Dogs – feeding and keeping kennels clean. Where spare time help with errands/and general duties required. Most Grooms have remained for many years and some still coming to do stand-ins, Sunday work, etc. Do call Caroline on 07747 686118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description Job Title: Yard Supervisor – Live in Reports to: Animal Care Manager INTERFACES: CEO Animal Care Manager Head of Cattery, Kennels, Large Farm and Small Farm Administration Team Senior Management Team Trustees Employees Customers Community Estates Purpose of Job: As Yard Supervisor you are responsible for the day to day care and welfare of the Equines, the supervision of staff and volunteers assigned to the Section. You will liaise closely with the Animal Care Manager and the Administration team. Live in staff are required to carry out x1 evening duty per week, x2 every 6th week. This covers checking and shutting away all species on site in the evening. Holding site keys overnight. Self-contained single accommodation on site. Key Tasks and Responsibilities Responsible for the smooth running of the Equines in accordance with the appropriate routines, rotas and instructions issued. Such duties will include, for example: feeding, grooming, health checks and the general well-being of their charges, administering treatments and medications under instruction of the Manager, maintaining a high standard of hygiene and tidiness throughout the section. Responsible for the supervision of staff and Volunteers assigned to the Equines. Responsible for the Health, Safety and Security of the Equines. Promote and foster the Sanctuary’s reputation and standing within the community. Ensure administration and records are kept in an accurate and timely manner To be able to assist with demonstrations/clinics confidently and knowledgably, Equine Health To accurately assess the condition of equines and report to the Manager in a timely manner. Identify and treat common ailments under guidance of Animal Care Manager. Recognise and deal with horse health emergencies Have a thorough understanding of isolation procedures. To have input in the continuous development of the Equine section for the benefit of Equines. Equine loaning To show a comprehensive and varied skills base of groundwork, riding, backing and training including the use of learning theory, shaping plans and non- aversive training methods for a variety of horses as and when appropriate. To assess the level of fitness and nutritional requirements for ridden/non -ridden equines. To manage and develop varied exercise/training programmes for all equines with the potential of being re-homed. To match equines with suitable staff to enable correct, effective and safe handling of the equines with agreement of the Animal Care Manager. To assist with matching to the appropriate Guardian. To be involved with the conducting of borrower trials and pre home checks. To be able to manage sensitive situations with professionalism and integrity. General duties To perform other tasks as instructed by the Manager e.g. land management, keeping Equine and buildings tidy, simple maintenance tasks, dealing with the general public, office duties, driving errands (after production of a valid, clean driving licence). To contribute to continued enrichment plans for the equines. Small horsebox driving. Have a full respect for all buildings, equipment and vehicles owned by the Sanctuary and be familiar with all aspects of health and safety at work, including
Job Description *5/6 days pw neg *Pets welcomed *Package IRO £26K according to experience plus accommodation and bills Lovely yard and facilities set amongst 5,000 acres. Successful family TB business with a good track record and success at yearling sales etc. has a great career opportunity for someone currently at the level/ready to step up/looking for a career opportunity as a second person. You must be willing and able to work alongside the owner and the family (as/when) and under an experienced Stud Manager. Ideally, you will have experience with all the usual TB Stud duties. Perfect if you were a tractor and/or a lorry driver but not essential. A strong team approach is taken to typical stud work with associated stud hours ie: sometimes quiet and other times round the clock eg: foaling season. Thoroughbred experience is essential. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 07747 686118/0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
* Salary negotiable commensurate with experience and qualification IRO £28K*Very smart and modern 1-bed accommodation available (with garden space) *Own dog and horse welcomed *State of the art facilities all undercover so fantastic in winter and summer! *7.5t lorry license and ability to tow a trailer ideal but not a deal breaker – chance to be ‘sponsored’ for the test! Experienced hands-on professional with drive and initiative required to run a private family eventing/ hunting yard with 3 horses and 3 ponies. (one of the horses is a very placid stallion who competes at Dressage with his talented Rider ). The family event and ride track up to 1m and also hunt 1/2 x a week max in season. This position will suit a cheerful, friendly and engaged individual with good verbal communication skills as you will be very much part and parcel of all the family equestrian activities where everyone likes to do well, but most importantly, to have fun! You will be competent with fit event horses & ponies. Regular exercise riding is required of horses and ponies plus the ability to keep horses schooled to a good level when children are away at school. You should be comfortable schooling over 1m+ tracks. Horses and ponies from 14.2-17 HH. 20×60 arena. Site set upon 200 acres plus great hacking directly onto the Wolds Tuesday to Saturday are usual; working days with Sun/Mon off routinely. There is some leeway with prior notice and competition/hunting schedules/school holidays. Flexibility is needed and a key part of the job. 🙂 Photos of yard and accommodation available to view for suitable candidates 🙂 Successful applicants should: Run the yard and horses/ponies as if they were their own using initiative and communicating with the employers regularly Be 100% child and family-friendly Be happy to help organise with competitions, ie booking stabling, entering competitions, etc and attend with the family as a whole/individuals Be able to turn out to a high standard including plaiting and prep for high levels shows Be experienced in training and producing horses Have previous experience running a yard or being yard manager, sole charge, highly motivated to keep a clean, tidy, and well-stocked yard Should have a high level of horse management, Be able to liaise with Vet and farriers etc keeping all horse records up to date Ideally, occasional house and dog sitting Please call Caroline on 07747 686118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a Family showjumping stud and producing yard is now looking for a key new member to add to their team where you will have an extremely varied role – no two days the same! We have the pleasure of owning and producing beautiful and versatile Warmblood horses from our broodmares and offering this year three of our gorgeous stallions to a select number of mares AI. Our bloodlines include some of the top in the Country ;- Concorde, Kannan, Voltaire, Zirocco Blue, Cardento, Kashmir V. We are based in West Wales in a stunning rural location with purpose built equine facilities, lakes and a private fishery spread over three closely located properties. Set in the midst of the idyllic Cambrian Mountains we are graced with beautiful outriding and our horses benefit with hacking out as part of their daily routines. These quality Warmbloods are or have competed in show jumping competition in this country and abroad or are youngsters coming through Covid restrictions allowing. Overview We are looking for a new member of the team to share equal responsibility on a rota basis. Reporting to the Yard Manager. The position is a live in or out role. Operational Hours between Monday to Sunday on a rota shift bases. Normal shifts are 8-5pm 5 days per week alternate weekend work is inclusive [ however this can change due to foaling and various activities] Yard duties including mucking out, feeding, watering and sweeping. Grooming and general daily health care of the horses Tack cleaning Schooling and hacking Lunging/double line lunging Liaising with yard manager on any issues routines and actions needed for horses care Maintaining a tidy feed room Preparing horses for competitions including plaiting Assisting with stud duties, foaling and care Clipping Requirements High attention to detail Competent riding ability understanding of how a horse works and what could be done to improve its way of going Good horsemanship with kind nature Clipping/bandaging/plaiting to a high standard Other Skills/Abilities Good communication skills Ability to think on feet and be flexible Team player to fit in and respect current working practices and other team members Confidence to handle youngsters and stallions Show Jumping experience Wage Negotiable dependant on experience statutory holiday entitlement Pension Scheme in operation with an opt out period Extremely varied role – no two days the same! Full time contract with 28 days holiday, pension and statutory sick pay. 5 days per week which includes alternate weekends ie 40 hour week. Days are usually 8-5pm this can vary during foaling season or out to competitions Driving Licence essential as rural location
5* show Groom required for a young, fun, ambitious & competitive family. 🙂 CONFIDENTIALITY ASSURED 🙂 *Happy to consider applicants requiring ‘sponsorship’ for the UK *Top salary to reflect skills and experience plus accommodation (> £35Kpa++) Fun but grounded individual required to support young Riders and their family – you must have a referenceable track record at top level. You should be willing to regularly travel home and abroad and have experience driving 26t+ lorries transporting horses to training and shows. Lots of foreign travel in Europe but possibly also America in the future. You will be well looked after and treated as the professional you have worked hard to become in this very inclusive environment. With extensive knowledge of travelling from the UK to all over Europe and ideally but not essentially, experience of travelling to America as well – including how to do the paperwork when at the shows for travelling on or returning and temperature requirements for FEI etc. Correct medical care of horses whilst travelling and away is paramount. Must have experience with handling stallions Please call Caroline & the Team on 07747 686118/0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*5-day week with most weekends off (but some flexibility on occasion) * Strong preference for live out but accommodation could be sourced *Dog welcomed * Horse welcomed *Chance to be sponsored for lorry license * IRO £20-£25K pa negotiable depending on experience Sole charge experienced Groom/Rider required for a busy family to manage their 4 horses, currently: a mare and foal, and clients 3 ridden horses.eventing/hunting/leisure horses. Employer hunts once or twice a week in the season and BE events in the summer (BE 80/’90). Groom needs to be able to turnout (Clip, plait, bandage, etc). and be able to drive a 7.5t lorry or at least be willing to take the test. Some competition and hunting outings are required. Both clients are busy professionals so on working days need to have horses tacked up and looked after/put out or away afterward. Employers hands-on at weekends and evenings and cover Grooms days off/holidays. Groom should be a capable exercise rider/schooling rider a bonus. There are opportunities to hunt but this is not essential. You should be willing and able to house sit with 3 beagles when owners are on holiday/away but always by prior arrangement. Please call Caroline on 07747686118 /0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are now looking for an experienced competition rider to join our team. This Warmblood Stud is the home of Stallions and Broodmares. We have the pleasure of owning and producing beautiful and versatile Warmblood horses from our broodmares and offering this year four of our gorgeous stallions to a select number of mares AI. Our bloodlines include some of the top in the Country ;- Concorde, Kannan, Voltaire, Zirocco Blue, Cardento, Kashmir V. We are based in West Wales near Tregaron in a stunning rural location with purpose built equine facilities, lakes and a private fishery spread over three closely located properties. Set in the midst of the idyllic Cambrian Mountains we are graced with beautiful outriding and our horses benefit with hacking out as part of their daily routines. These quality Warmbloods are or have competed in show jumping competition in this country and abroad or are youngsters coming through Covid restrictions allowing. This full time, live in or out role will include riding at BSJA shows you must have a strong competition record ideally or the ability to compete to a high level . Our competition horses have all been out affiliated to varying levels. We need a competent rider. We would require you to gain good understanding of all the horses to maximise their potential and understand their individual personalities and abilities and be able to work with the team in tailoring their exercise and work plans moving forward. Most importantly to work with our team, getting the best from our horses. This will include general yard duties working as part of the team producing young stock and competing our stallions. The role is 5 days per week and flexibility if we go out to shows at the week days and weekends. We are a mixed yard competition horses (stallions), youngstock, broodmares and general riding horses. We have some very well bred, exciting youngsters for the future. We are a very busy yard this could be a hugely rewarding role for the right person. Accommodation details – Live in is available own horse considered
***** WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAY COVER ***** This Stud is the home of Stallions and Broodmares. We have the pleasure of owning and producing beautiful and versatile Warmblood horses from our broodmares and offering this year four of our gorgeous stallions to a select number of mares AI. Our bloodlines include some of the top in the Country ;- Concorde, Kannan, Voltaire, Zirocco Blue, Cardento, Kashmir V. We are based in West Wales near Tregaron in a stunning rural location with purpose built equine facilities, lakes and a private fishery spread over three closely located properties. Set in the midst of the idyllic Cambrian Mountains we are graced with beautiful outriding and our horses benefit with hacking out as part of their daily routines. These quality Warmbloods are or have competed in show jumping competition in this country and abroad or are youngsters starting out . Overview We are looking for a new member of the team to share equal responsibility on a rota basis. Reporting to the Yard Manager. The position is a live in or out role. Saturday / Sunday shifts are 8-5pm Yard duties including mucking out, feeding, watering and sweeping. Grooming and general daily health care of the horses Tack cleaning Schooling and hacking Lunging/double line lunging Liaising with yard manager on any issues routines and actions needed for horses care Maintaining a tidy feed room Preparing horses for competitions including plaiting Assisting with stud duties, foaling and care Clipping Requirements High attention to detail Competent riding ability understanding of how a horse works and what could be done to improve its way of going a bonus but not essential Good horsemanship with kind nature Clipping/bandaging/plaiting to a high standard Other Skills/Abilities Good communication skills Ability to think on feet and be flexible Team player to fit in and respect current working practices and other team members Confidence to handle youngsters and stallions Show Jumping experience Wage Negotiable dependant on experience statutory holiday entitlement Pension Scheme in operation with an opt out period Extremely varied role – no two days the same! Driving Licence essential as rural location WEEKEND POST / HOLIDAY COVER Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm **HOLIDAY COVER AS NEEDED
Job Description Groom required to help out for 3 to 4 hours a morning, to muck out, check fields and poo pick Monday to Thursday. friday 3 to 4 hours to check fields, poo pick and put to bed medium size yard. saturday all day. All general yard duties and occasionally sole charge. Minimum Requirements Capable, efficient, tidy observant person to do between 20 and 30 hours a week This job/days could be split between 2 people Accommodation details Ideally to live locally. Benefits Regular hours. Friendly team. Possibility to ride
Job Description Capable, responsible, experienced person to take over from existing Head Groom of 3 years. Groom, muck out, Tidy yard. Some rehab work. Some youngsters. Occasionally backing. Small herds of Retirment horses and youngsters. organise staff when necessary. Occasionally sole charge. A rider would be a bonus but not essential. Be capable of handling young horses and fit competition horses on the ground. Able to work alone or in a team. Minimum Observatant, caring, knowledgeable, capable Accommodation details Smart self contained flat on the yard Benefits Friendly liveries, work as part of a team. Chance ride. Possibly bring own pet. Close to main line stations. 20 mins from Bath. Based in a holiday area with lots to do outside of work time. Regular time off
Job Description Eventing, Hunting Live in Groom Fantastic opportunity for a keen eventing groom to join an experienced, motivated and professional team. Small team producing quality event horses and hunters. Amazing facilities including indoor & outdoors schools, xc and gallops. Would suit enthusiastic groom willing to learn and contribute to a successful team. Will consider applications from experienced Groom/Riders with HGV licence or less experienced Groom/Riders who’re capable of handling and riding big, fit performance horses but might need further training and experience in details like show turnout and competition grooming. (HGV licence is not a requirement) Minimum Requirements All yard duties Must be able to ride big, fit event horses Very high standards of turn out and care and good attention to detail Accommodation details Super self contained single accommodation with kitchen and living room and bills included Benefits Accommodation, bills, salary dependent on experience
*FOC accommodation available and all bills paid *Wage IRO £24-26 k pa a * Dog welcomed *5 or 5.5 day week available Sole charge, long-term position available for a lovely but very busy family. This is an opportunity for an experienced, sole charge Rider/ Groom to ride and care for a handful of horses/ponies. Ideally, you will enjoy all groundwork, have ridden to a standard BE 100 level/novice dressage level at some point and be up for hacking, schooling and there may even be some competing opportunities for the right person who has to be willing to muck in and out at the same time Please do call Caroline on 07747 686118 /0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description Private competition yard near Thame, Oxon seeks a full-time, live-out groom to join our fun and professional team of head groom, part time groom & rider. Eight competition horses, jumping, working hunter, dressage & polo. 5 days a week (Tuesday & Wednesday off) 730am – 1pm and 4-6pm (winter)/5-7pm (summer). All horse and yard care, some exercising (not essential if non-rider), paddock maintenance, occasional grooming at competitions. Minimum Requirements All levels of experience considered as relevant training will be given, however at least 1 year grooming experience preferred (ideally eventing or jumping). Own car. Benefits Good salary, paid holiday & pension.
Job Description Fantastic job Riding and Teaching in London. Exciting opportunity to join a highly respected, BHS Approved, Award Winning Riding Club. We offer a friendly and unique approach to horse riding in London, as well as having a huge community spirit amongst our staff, our horse owners and our Members. We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced instructor to join our team of professionals. Enjoy daily teaching and riding with our predominantly adult riders, over Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park, some of the best riding country in England. We offer excellent working conditions, pension, paid holiday, further training, and staff uniform. If you are a confident horse rider, with high standards of stable management, have experience in teaching, and are a team player with excellent people skills – contact us! Accommodation details Live-out Benefits * Excellent working conditions. * Paid holiday * Staff uniform. * Fabulous riding country
Job Description A fantastic vacancy has arisen for a ride leader to join our team of qualified and professional staff at a BHS Approved Riding Club. This exciting position requires a confident rider and someone who can demonstrate common sense and good decision making in a position of responsibility. You need to be enthusiastic about your work and enjoy meeting and chatting to different people, as we run a Membership scheme and have over 200 friendly Members (predominantly adults) who ride with us on a weekly basis. We are looking for someone to join our team who has high standards of stable management, a real love for working in this industry and who would enjoy taking regular hacks in some of England’s best riding country across Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park, while enjoying our very special team of 23 horses and some great company from our owners and members. We are looking for a full time position to work 5 days, further training, pension scheme, great working conditions! Please do get in touch if you are ready to ride! Minimum Requirements Confident rider Accommodation details Live out Benefits * Excellent working conditions.(finish around 4.30 p.m.) * 28 days paid holiday * Further training * Staff uniform. * Fabulous riding country
Job Description All yard duties looking after competition horses, liveries, stallions, youngstock, broodmares & foals as part of a great team of professionals who will guide and help you learn on the job. We have been training students for the equine industry for over 60 years and try to pass on a broad wealth of knowledge to you all. Minimum Requirements Level 2 Apprentices looking to further their experience and knowledge or PC B Test level or BHS Stage 2/3, but you will be assessed at interview if you don’t have the above, but do have other experience and qualities. Accommodation details Single Accommodation in Shared 4 bedroom chalet with other apprentices / staff. 2 showers & loos, shared kitchen and living room. Washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, heating, parking, deducted at the Offset Accommodation Allowance rate currently £8.70pd £60.90 per week Benefits Paid for working with quality competition horses, a wealth of knowledge and experience to be passed on to you from qualified staff in all aspects of horsemanship. Friendly yard, clients and other staff.
*Amazing accommodation and facilities *Chance to enjoy top-end show jumping & work: life balance *Salary totally negotiable for suitable candidates (£20-£26Kpa neg plus accomm) A position is now available for an enthusiastic, competent, and reasonably experienced Team Groom (not apprentice/trainee position) to join a professional Show Jumping yard and to look after an amazing string of horses with a team of people many of whom we have placed and give us great feedback! Attention to detail and high standards are important – You must be competent in all aspects of grooming and yard work. Usual duties include but are not limited to: preparing horses for exercise, keeping the horses to a high standard, cleaning tack, mucking out/skipping out, feeding, and turning horses out to the paddock, Some riding is available, (but not a massive amount) and only if you wish. Nonriding Grooms welcomed too . Lunging would be a part of your daily routine, etc. Outstanding facilities include the smartest, most luxurious accommodation (single or couples, luxury indoor stabling, a large indoor and outdoor school, indoor warm water wash-down areas, and solariums. 200 acres of land – much of which is available for hacking/exercising the horses. Pls call Caroline & The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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