As Great Britain leaves the European Union at 11pm on 31st January 2020 and “Brexit” dominates our news headlines, what can we expect within the equine industry? As an international recruitment agency, we place many British Grooms in jobs within the EU, and many EU citizens into jobs within Great Britain, so… what about information for Employers and Grooms in the equine industry?Continue reading
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Job Description A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a capable and motivated person to join our successful team. We are looking for a dedicated team member to assist in the day to day running of a busy yard working with top dressage horses – work includes all general yard duties including mucking out, grooming and top class care of all the horses. You must be enthusiastic, adaptable and able to work to high standard. An interest in dressage is an advantage especially as you will be taking care of some of the top horses in the country and working with a highly focused team. This is a live in position. Minimum Requirements Accommodation details Benefits
Job Description We’re looking for someone experienced, motivated and with a mature outlook to join and lead our existing team as Head Groom. Leading our energetic team, you will have the opportunity to take pride in and have responsibility for all horses on site, our beautiful yard based on a private well known estate, and provide excellent customer service for our dedicated client base. You will oversee the day to day running of the yard, from management of horses to maintenance of our wonderful facilities, liaising with the business owner, teaching staff, and visiting professionals as/when needed. You must have experience in all aspects of horse care and welfare, including turning out to a high standard, and being in sole charge. You will be the face of CRA while on site, so a friendly face and pride in what you do is a must. With an immediate start for the right person it is an exciting time to join us, an expanding dynamic equestrian business. Minimum Requirements Must have experience in dealing with all types of horses, including youngsters and stallions. While our stallions are well behaved, a knowledge, understanding and appreciation of them would be beneficial. You will be leading a small team of grooms, working with three dedicated coaches, so team work, communication and a sense of humour is a must. Accommodation details Live out but we may be able to help source accomodation Benefits Beautiful location on a private estate. Lovely, well mannered horses (and clients). Purpose built facilities including indoor and outdoor arenas, solarium, a clubhouse with mechanical horse, and visiting physiotherapist. Chance to make the role your own and take pride in managing one of the most gorgeous yards in Sussex.
Job Description International Event Riders are looking for a groom to work on their friendly Event yard in Nottinghamshire. Applicants must be happy and confident to ride our fit competition horses plus capable of turning them out to a high standard. There is an option to bring one horse with them to the yard. We can provide top class training, the use of fabulous facilities (which include large all weather arena, XC training field, all weather gallops, plus a lot more), a lovely 3 bedroom loft house. The right candidate must have a interest in Eventing, be enthusiastic, self motivated, friendly and have a good responsible work ethic. Applicants will need to provide job and character references before interview. If you think you might like to join us then please contact us. Minimum Requirements Must have good knowledge of riding and handling competition horses. Accommodation details A Lovely new build 3 bedroom loft house available onsite shared with another member of our team Benefits We have space for you to bring your own horse and receive training from in-house international Event Riders who have both competed for their countries on numerous occasions.
*Great location *Own horse (or more than one possible Short-term contract available for an experienced sole charge Groom/Rider required for a lovely, quiet private yard where hacking in Windsor Great Park is an option! Candidates must be at a standard to keep all horses/ponies to a good standard and happy to treat them as their own. Must be a self-starter. Very quiet yard, relaxed and happy is the vibe! Horses, ponies and ‘others’ are: 1×19 years old 16.1HH (ex PSG) 1×15 years old 16.2, 1×12 years old 16.3HH , 2 ponies do nothing (mini &11.2 welsh section A) 12 field kept lamas. Prior lama experience is not necessary. Must be able happy with general yard, field, and stable maintenance Kubota-type tractors for field/school maintenance. Very quiet location so a self-sufficient person is also crucial. Should be happy with their own company and relaxed about living with the housekeeper in a 3-bed house (own sitting room/bedroom). Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description Looking for a capable home rider for a small team of quality event horses whilst head girl and rider are away at shows. Lovely yard with indoor and outdoor arenas, three horseboxes, solariums, weighbridge and all other features to run a successful competition yard. Horses ranging from 4yr olds to 4*. Ideally a full time member of the team but can be flexible for the right candidate, although accommodation will not be included with a reduced hours deal. Minimum Requirements Ride to a decent level and be happy handling fit competition horses. Also capable of occasional sole charge. Accommodation details None on site but available near by Benefits Good wage, healthcare, accommodation and possibility to take HGV
Job Description I am looking for help with my one horse and two ponies three mornings a week for three hours per morning. Preferably from 9-11am but could start/finish earlier if suits. Private yard with arena and excellent hacking. Work is mainly exercising schooling /hacking (ride and lead daughter’s 11.2 pony) etc. Horse is a smart 15.2 cob gelding – 10 yrs very well mannered, easy to hack alone or in company and very kind nature. Not a plod but super safe! Was a happy hacker in previous home but now started his schooling and looking to compete low level dressage /eventing. Proving to be very smart/talented despite being a cob! 13.2 cob – cheeky but very safe and easy. Started basic schooling and super easy out hacking although green despite being 10 yrs old. 11.2 section A lead rein pony – gentle hacking required (lead and ride from horse). Looking for someone to assist me with exercising them (no yard jobs required save for tack cleaning occasionally and clipping. No mucking out or poo picking! Would be an added bonus if candidate could assist in schooling etc. Minimum Requirements 3 mornings a week for three hours per morning. Hours to suit but need to be finished by 11.30am ideally. Accommodation details N/a Benefits Fun easy job – lots of hacking etc
Job Description Looking for a groom/Au pair to help with my three children (9/7/2) and two cobs and pony Minimum Requirements Must have full clean drivers licence . Adequate riding experience to be happy to hack out alone or with my 9 yr old daughter on lead rein etc. Ours horses are very sensible! Accommodation own one bed cottage – on yard with separate access and private outdoor space or live out if preferred Benefits Can bring own horse and dog etc. Might suit someone looking for part time work/student
Job Description Equine Stable Yard Manager Experienced Yard Manager required to work at our Livery and Riding School yard based outside Sevenoaks in Kent. We are a small, friendly team looking for a candidate to manage the day-to-day requirements of the yard. The successful candidate will work with livery and riding school horses and ponies and benefit from good facilities. Some coaching and riding may be required therefore a teaching qualification would be advantageous. Role You must be able to work independently and to high standards without supervision. You will be reliable, conscientious, honest, and caring. You will have to think ahead and plan activities as each day can be different depending on the diary of activities, weather,and horses in work. You will have to work in all weather! General duties Mucking out, changing rugs and turning out; tying up and leading horses safely from field/stable and general management of horses and ponies in variety of situations (events, travelling, for blacksmith etc.) safely; keeping yard tidy, tidying muck heap, changing out water,, arranging and attending vet, dentist and farrier, physio etc; organising tack and tack room; cleaning rugs, tack and equipment; harrowing arena, building jump courses/training exercises; feeding horses and administering medicines and treatments; physio exercises/work in hand; bathing; poo picking fields and weeding, checking and moving fencing; pulling manes/tails, clipping (if trained); bandaging and preparing horses for travel; overseeing safety of horses in field, stables and pens; preparing feeds (knowledge of feeding of horses is required); basic first aid; maintenance (weeding/painting); ordering supplies (shavings, feed etc). Some riding may be possible or lunging if skills/horses suitable. You will also need to attend training days. Some training can be provided for the right candidate. What skills and competences do you need for the role? • BHS qualification in Yard Management or somebody who is working towards qualification would be advantageous. Minimum Requirements Previous yard manager experience and managing staff Accommodation details None Benefits CPD Regular training BHS exam training one exam per year paid for own horse possible
Job Description We are looking for a 100% reliable, honest, self employed person to work Sunday morning Am Hours around 7.30 – around 12.30 Some weekend Days off can be arranged if booked in advance or potential to swap with the other weekend groom as suits you both. Also other work available through out the week covering other grooms days off etc if wanted it. You should be and be confident handling all types of horses and polite and personable dealing with their owners. The job involves feeding changing rugs, picking out feet, turning horses in and out from the field mucking out etc. Occasional sole charge required (after your happy with all the horses) if I’m at competitions/away so must be confident and reliable. Minimum Requirements reliable, self employed Accommodation details live out
Job Description We are looking for a 100 % reliable, self-employed person to work weekday Mornings 7.30am-around 12.30 With one other person. The job involves feeding, changing rugs, turning horses in and out from the field in pairs (lots of walking) mucking out 11 straw bed stables. Must be 100% reliable, confident and able to think on own initiative. Opportunity if wanted to pick up more hours covering days off or doing extras etc once you know the horses and routine. Minimum Requirements reliable, self-employed Accommodation details Live out
Job Description We are looking for a 100 % reliable, self-employed person to join our team. Weekday afternoons 2.30 – 5.30. The job involves feeding, changing rugs, washing off and picking out feet, Bringing the horses in and out from the field (lots of walking), and spotting lost shoes and injuries. Occasional sole charge (after you’re happy with all the horses) required if I’m at competitions so must be confident and able to think on own initiative. Opportunity to pick up extra hours if wanted covering days off also riding, tack cleaning, grooming and clipping work as extras if wanted once you get to know the owners. Minimum Requirements Freelance capable groom Accommodation details Live out Benefits
Job Description Senior Yard Manager for Private Yard. Must be confident with Young Stock and Foals, and preferably have experience in breaking and producing young horses for the show ring, and eventing disciplines. Be a team player but be able to manage others, horses routine and schedules on all levels. Have the ability to School horses to county level and beyond for the show ring and working hunter would be an advantage, equine first ad, common sense and a warm positive kind persona a must. Be able to plait, clip and prepare horses to a high standard. Minimum Requirements Professional Equine Qualifications, Management Experience, County Level / BE level eventing experience. Accommodation details None at present but negotiable for the the right candidate Benefits Excellent Salary, and employee benefits, pension, expenses, for the right candidate
Job Description We are a private family dressage yard looking for an experienced groom to join our small team and take sole charge 2 days a week. Our head groom highly recommends and is happy to talk to anyone. Friday and Sunday. Either 8-12 and 3-6 or 8-6 with lunch and breaks depending on preference. excellent rates of pay and opportunity to cover holidays and competition days 5 – 7 horses ranging from Shetland, young horses, through retired to FEI competition level. We are looking for someone who has good knowledge and horsemanship skills. The position entails all usual yard, stable and field duties. You should be confident handling all types of horses of any age with the experience to cater for sensitive horses and young horses without supervision. This would be a very rewarding role for someone who enjoys following the progress of the horses. This is not a schooling position but confident hacking exercise riding, ground work and lunging would be useful. Great new purpose built facilities. Must be a driver with own transport as we are not on public transport route and live within 30 minutes to be realistic during winter. No accommodation. No Smoking Minimum Requirements Previous experience of sole charge Accommodation details None Benefits
Job Description We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Instructor Applicant must be capable of teaching novice adults and beginner children from seven years old on the lunge, and Adult and children’s group lessons. This vacancy also will be escorting hacks. As well as teaching, you will also be carrying out all stable duties such as mucking out, grooming and turning horses out to a high standard. We offer competitive wages along with single private accommodation – complete with en-suite, living and kitchen area (situated on-site therefore no travel costs) – included as part of the job. Minimum Requirements Accommodation details Onsite accommodation Benefits Good Wage
*Live in or live out *6.5-8 hour days *Short term or permanent *Plenty of riding We are looking for an experienced groom/rider to work at a small event yard in Cheshire. General yard jobs such as mucking out/poo picking as well as hacking/lunging/schooling when rider away at university. Generally 6.5 hours a day, a few hours in the morning to ride and muck out and then afternoon yard bringing in/grooming etc. There could be additional work available to take you nearer an 8 hour day. Must be capable of sole charge when we are away at events and a capable rider to work 4 yo’s up to 4* horse when required. We could offer a stable for a well behaved gelding if needed. Accommodation available in very smart annex could be available.
Job Description Beautiful, high end livery and dressage yard close to London requires a groom to join the existing team. The job will include all normal yard duties, show prep and caring for around 5 to 6 horses per day. Ideal candidate should be a confident rider. Riding is mainly exercising and lunging with some schooling. The candidate should be good at dealing with clients and have very high standards of care. A range of horses to be managed from fit competing dressage horses and eventers to hacking horses. We also have some well behaved stallions on the yard too. Good communication skills and ability to get along with liveries and team essential to join this efficient but relaxed yard. We also offer the opportunity to train towards your Level 2/3 Apprenticeship if you wish, and we are able to offer staff box for your horse. Accommodation details The Accommodation is a self contained 2 bedroom flat on the yard with shower and bath. Benefits
Job Description We are look for a new worker to join our team . The job included yard duties, taking hacks, taking lessons, turning horse out for hunting, borders festival rides, schooling and exercising horses Minimum Requirements Must be a hard worker team player as well and work on your own Good with children and all ages Must have experience working with horses before Being able to plait and clip would be a bonus Accommodation details Live in able, four bedroom farm house on site Benefits own horse welcome to livery Competing during winter for the right rider plenty opportunities to ride daily
Job Description *Plenty of riding *Own horse and dog possible *Opportunities to compete in the off-season We are looking for an experienced groom or an apprentice keen to learn, to work full time alongside the existing stud groom on a private covered yard. This busy yard of quality hunters and young event horses benefits from all facilities. Duties to include general yard work and stable management to a high standard. Lots of opportunities to ride in tranquil countryside and to be part of a friendly, rural community in Shropshire. Accommodation available. Immediate start available but is not essential/a requirement. Minimum Requirements A positive approach and can-do attitude. Accommodation details A generous, tidy and private 2-bedroom static caravan on site for sole use. Benefits Single accommodation Plenty of riding Opportunities to compete
Job Description New and exciting opportunity for someone to work as a private groom/rider (live out) at a Livery yard between Devizes and Westbury, South Wiltshire. You’ll be required to have a high standard of work and have experience handling and riding big, young horses. Sole charge during the week keeping the yard tidy, mucking out stables, poo picking, grooming, turn in/out, exercise and feed. Maximum of 8 horses. Would suit a hardworking, reliable individual with a mature attitude and positive outlook. Must have own car to commute to work. This is a freelance position, 30 hours per week, £12ph, Mon-Friday (8.30-1230 and 3.30-5.30 although some flex on these hours available to suit). Opportunity to bring your own horse and to generate additional income from additional livery duties outside of working hours. Paid holiday also negotiable if it can coincide with employer cover. Position available week commencing 11th October.
Job Description Full time Show Groom/Rider required on a busy 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 Experienced head groom wanted for beautiful private yard in Cheshire. This is a full time permanent position (39 hours over 5.5 days) sole charge to manage and care for our 6 full livery horses plus others at grass Responsible for daily routine, arranging vets and farrier visits, ordering of bedding and other supplies etc General maintenance of stables, fields, arenas and other facilities to be kept clean and tidy Must be reliable, organised, able to communicate with livery clients and have experience running a yard. This is not a live in position but Own horse welcome, fabulous facilities including indoor stables and arena. Employed with holiday pay entitlement Minimum Requirements Experience running a yard Capable of sole charge, handling young fit horses Accommodation details None Benefits Own horse welcome
Job Description We are a small yard of 12 horses based in Richmond Park running a member’s riding club. Looking for a full timer working 5 days/week including one weekend day. Hours are 7-4pm Your role will be to carry out the daily yard duties (mucking out, filling haynets, poo picking, sweeping etc) as well as helping clients prepare their horses throughout the day and escort rides. All riders can walk, trot and canter so no beginners and no young children. Candidates should have a good work ethic, be able to follow instructions, use initiative and be competent working alone, have an eye for detail (keeping the yard looking tidy and organised) and be friendly and approachable. We have a lovely community here and the riders must feel welcomed. We have a big variety of horse. There are weekly staff lessons and plenty of riding if appropriate. We’ve got fantastic hacking as well as an arena. This is an exciting and unique yard with plenty happening. Minimum Requirements Candidates should be confident in the saddle in all 3 paces and be able to ride in a consistent outline. Please only apply if you have worked full time with horses previously. Accommodation details Live out position Benefits Weekly riding lessons Training for BHS staged provided if wanted
Job Description Groom/rider required to work 5 x days a week to include 1 day at the weekend. Job includes day-to-day yard jobs and handling of horses; mucking out, turning out/bringing in, feeding, bathing etc. Must be happy and competent riding and handling big and fit horses. No accommodation available sorry. Opportunity to hunt for the right person. The yard is a busy hunting and livery yard situated on a 500-acre farm, with indoor boxes, hot wash box, arena with jumps, walker and lovely local hacking.
🙂 Great opportunity to work on a relaxed, private family yard where the current groom has worked happily for three years.:) Flexible, experienced sole charge person needed to help busy employer who has 2 children (girls, aged 12 and 8), doing more now with their ponies and competing most weekends. The employer also has two horses of her own. Ideally, candidates should have experience safely towing a trailer. (They have a 4 horse, french style ‘Cheval’ trailer). Employer may get a lorry in the future and the employer would be happy to assist with HGV license if required. There are currently ponies x 4 : 12.1 HH Welsh B 12 -year- old 13.05 HH Welsh 11-year-old (Planning stem cell injection to his hocks so need someone who is responsible and experienced to manage his recuperation) 14.2 HH Connemara 8 year old currently schooled twice a week and competed by local instructor/eventer 15.3 Connemara 5-year-old Schooled twice a week and competed by an experienced Rider. Ponies do all PC activities, compete at PC Dressage, SJ and ODEs – representing PC in Areas 2020. Also NSEA (School SJ and Arena Eventing). Also competing in unaffiliated Horse Events/Cotswold Cup ODEs. Ponies have varied work, hacking, schooling and do a small amount of hunting in the winter (mainly during the autumn – competitions allowing). Duties include but are not confined to : Putting ponies on walker mucking out stables Poo pick fields Washing from weekend competitions. Hacking and schooling, long reining/double lungeing Turnout for and transport to lessons//rallies/XC schooling / SJ schooling Tack cleaning Keeping stables/ stable room/ tack room clean/tidy Removing poo from arena and occasional surface management Preparing feeds etc Duties include but are not confined to : • Putting ponies on walker • mucking out stables • Poo pick fields • Washing from weekend competitions. • Hacking and schooling, long reining/double lungeing Turnout for and transport to lessons//rallies/XC schooling / SJ schooling • Tack cleaning • Keeping stables/ stable room/ tack room clean/tidy Removing poo from arena and occasional surface management Preparing feeds Schooling ponies Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description The Equine Director is accountable to the Chief Executive and will, as an active member of the Senior Leadership Team (Chief Executive, Director of Children’s Services and Equine Operations Director) and the Board of Directors ensure delivery of the vision, aims and objectives of Stable Life. The Equine Operations Director will: be responsible for all aspects related to all horses owned or under the supervision of Stable Life in order to ensure good ongoing equine welfare lead, manage and continuously develop the Yard staff team including yard volunteers ensure consistent delivery of a high quality service in order to meet the needs of paying clients, including liveries, competitors, workshop participants, instructors, visitors and guests support the charity, manage, promote and maximise commercial income from the riding school and livery yard operations work within agreed budget plans / manage, monitor and report on impact of commercial income ensure effective use of shared resources taking into account both project and commercial needs act as Health & Safety lead and Fire Officer for Stable Life and be responsible for ensuring that all activity is conducted in a legal, safe and appropriate manner liaise with the landlord on any Facilities Management issues and to advise the Chief Executive of any salient points along with the Director of Children’s Services deputise for the Chief Executive as required to act as signatory on the bank account in line with the Finance Policy Key Tasks/Responsibilities: Provide direct line management to the Yard staff including yard volunteers – providing direction, completion of all duties in line with job descriptions, ongoing professional development and performance management Plan, manage and put into place a staffing plan to ensure that the yard is suitably staffed at all times and guarantees fair and equitable rotas for days off/holidays Put in place and maintain contractual relationships with all users of Stable Life Equine Centre, including liveries, sessional staff, volunteers, instructors, visiting equine professionals, suppliers and any other individuals or groups Be responsible for devising and delivering an annual programme of events, competitions, clinics. workshops, general bookings and other activities in order to maximise income through utilisation of indoor and outdoor facilities Implement the Safety Management System with associated policies and procedures to cover all activities and operations carried out at Stable Life Equine Centre Ensure effective security and fire safety measures are in place to guarantee the protection of all buildings, assets, staff, liveries, visitors and horses Attend Board meetings, report on Stable Life’s commercial performance and respond to Director’s enquiries Participate in regular management meetings with the Senior Leadership Team and staff meetings Maintain an up to date asset register and list of all inventories related to the yard Ensure that the yard is maintained and fit for purpose at all times Co-ordinate the purchase and delivery of items necessary for the yard, e.g. fuel, shavings, hay, gravel, etc. In collaboration with the Chief Executive make sure that all marketing, correspondence, contact and advertising related to Stable Life commercial activities
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 monotoring of the foaling mares 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Job Description Your Tasks: regular control of the horses in nightly rounds Visual inspection of the horses’ state of health monotoring of the foaling mares 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 We are looking for a full or part time groom to help look after 4 horses and occasionally 2 dogs. Flexible working hours with the opportunity to learn French and ski on weekends. Very attractive salary including the use of a car and full board with all meals included. Minimum Requirements Occasionally sole charge ( holiday cover) which would then include all aspects of horse care. Muck out, grooming , turn out , feeding and general stable duties. Opportunity to ride but not essential . Driving license. Accommodation details Live in accommodation provided in lovely Swiss Manor House Benefits very competitive salary Health insurance flexible working hours Opportunity to experience living in a foreign country Flight home once a month
Job Description Part time or full time instructor wanted to help instruct in our very busy riding school. An experienced candidate would be preferred but someone who doesn’t have as much experience and still requires further training would be considered also. Minimum Requirements 6 months teaching experience. Accommodation details This is a live out position but accommodation could possibly be arranged for the right person. Benefits Can bring own horse.
Job Description We are looking for a trustworthy hard working and reliable person to help lead our team of staff. This role will include all general yard duties and ensuring all staff members are working together as a team and performing to the highest of standards. Helping with the riding school such a turning out the horses well and making sure lessons get up on time is also part of this role. Being able to instruct isn’t essential but would be a bonus. Riding would be available for the right candidate. This is a live out position, however accommodation could be sourced for the right person.
Job Description *IRO 30 hours a week *5 day week *Single accommodation or live out *Own horse and pets considered *Riding Confident individual required to run a small, private yard with 2 eventers and 2 hunters. We are a small, private, family yard in a beautiful part of the Dorset countryside with 2 hunters and 2 eventers looking for someone with good all round experience to manage the yard, horses and temporary help. We offer flexible hours depending on candidate’s salary requirements and commitments, but need a live-in groom if possible. The usual work week would consist of 30 hours, with 2 days off. Flexibility is important due to the nature of the job. A hardworking, honest and positive personality is important, plus good communication skills. Minimum Requirements Ability and experience to plait, clip, trim, pull, bandage, etc. Confident riding ability to include schooling, hacking, lunging and jumping. Excellent yard and field maintenance required Accommodation details 1 bedroom flat with bathroom and sitting room/kitchen Benefits Paid holidays and short working week
Job Description *Sole charge* Wonderful horses*5 days a week*Super flat in beautiful location*Competitive Salary* A motivated and enthusiastic sole charge groom is required for a small family event yard in Leicestershire. Able to look after horses from 4 years old to 4*. General yard duties and must be able to turn out horses to a high standard – ability to clip, pull manes and tails. Capable of riding/hacking horses would be an advantage. HGV licence would be a bonus. Minimum Requirements Capable of looking after and handling fit competition horses. Ability to turn out to a high standard. Driving licence so able to drive 3.5t horsebox. Enthusiastic and a team player. Accommodation details Super well equipped one bedroom appartment with beautiful views. Bath and shower. Furnished, fridge and freezer and washing machine. Accommodation included in the package (£20 a week towards the bills i.e. council tax/electricity/water/wifi and TV licence) Benefits Rewarding and friendly yard to work on. Be involved in the breeding programme. Beautiful setting to work in and great facilities. Dog (bitch) welcome. Horse is a possiblity
Job Description This is a good opportunity for somebody to live, work and breathe the showing world. All duties will be required, from poo picking the paddocks to show preparation. Minimum Requirements Ideally we would like somebody to be able to ride, but that isn’t a deal breaker. To know ground work would be an advantage, but can be taught. Muck out and turn out to the highest standard is a must. Accommodation details 1 Bedroom self-contained flat Benefits All utility bills paid for except sky and phone
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, some of the time. You must have worked in the industry already and have a practical knowledge of stable management, horse health, equine first aid 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. You should: be happy to work in a team within a structured environment, prepared to work efficiently with safety in mind, like things to be organised, clean and tidy have an attention to detail, have a keen interest in the training of horses, both ridden and on the ground. self-motivated, so that you can work without direct supervision, maintaining the yard routine and standards communicate with others open minded to new ideas Our horses are treated as individuals, all our grooms must have their welfare at heart when caring for the horses. This is a full time position 5.5 days a week 7:30 – 17:30. You will be expected to groom for up to five horses. You will work alongside two other full-time grooms, who are hard working, love horses and are easy to get along with. The yard is easy to work, the stables are indoor, all with automatic drinkers and shavings beds, and sit on a concrete yard, so no mud. The paddocks are around the stables and yard, all accessed via hard standing, giving easy access. The muck trailer is at the end at the yard, with a purpose built ramp and is taken away via tractor. We have an indoor school, horse walker and lunge pen. Accommodation details The accommodation is a modern brick built bungalow. Each groom has their own bedroom with an ensuite shower room. There is a shared open plan kitchen and sitting room. All furnished. It is fully heated by built in 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 toilet roll – are provided. wifi is available. Own Horse. As a dedicated horse person we recognise that you may want to have your own horse. 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. We also recognise that if you are committed to your horse it makes being committed to the horses here more of a challenge. Therefore we can offer the right candidate the opportunity to have a horse on Staff Livery. The groom starts 30
Job Description Are you someone who likes to learn ‘hands-on’ and wants to become a top-class knowledgeable groom, expand your horsemanship knowledge, groundwork, and work horses to improve their way of going? Are you under 18 with experience of horses and can ride a competition level horse with confidence? As a young person is it sometimes hard to find a yard to do your apprenticeship and stay within the legal working hours, which is why we have created this role. We already have one member of the team working this way, and we find it works well. 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. We offer comprehensive training for an Intermediate or Advanced Apprenticeship in Horse Care You must have: have some practical knowledge of stable management, horse health and the ability to ride fit powerful horses competently, hacking or in school. Most horses are 16 -16.1 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 position matches the hours that someone 18 and under can legally work – 4 days a week 7:30 – 17:30 live in or out. You will work alongside other full-time grooms, who are hard-working, love horses and are easy to get along with. Accommodation details If you would prefer to live in, to help with travel arrangements, then we can help with that as we a guest room which would allow someone to stay over on their working days. This is something we could talk about more at the interview. Check out our website WWW.THUNDRY.CO.UK. which shows pictures of the yard and the service we offer. We have successfully trained a number of apprentices over the last 25+ years and use Haddon Training as our provider. We would be open to an older person also.
*Uo to £400/£450 pw including foc accom *Chance to compete and have fun with clients horses *Great location *Own horse (or more than one possible Experienced sole charge Groom/Rider required for a lovely, quiet private yard where hacking in Windsor Great Park is an option! Previous Grooms have been with the employer for 8yrs,10yrs & 2 years. Candidates must be at a standard to keep all horses/ponies to a good standard and happy to treat them as their own. Employer away in the winter so must be a self-starter. Employer rode Medium/advanced medium and novice intermediate eventing but now retired and mostly hacks (3/4 days a week). Very quiet yard, relaxed and happy is the vibe! Horses & ponies are: 1×19 years old 16.1HH (ex PSG) 1×15 years old 16.2 (could be competed by Groom) likes to jump 1×12 years old 16.3HH (could be competed by Groom). Has Dressage points. 2 ponies do nothing (mini &11.2 welsh section A – too ‘gooey for the grandchild). Could be lunged. 12 field kept lamas so be great to have someone look after them. Prior lama experience is not necessary. Must be able happy with general yard, field, and stable maintenance Kubota-type tractors for field/school maintenance. Very quiet location so a self-sufficient person is also crucial. Should be happy with their own company and relaxed about living with the housekeeper in a 3-bed house (own sitting room). Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description We are looking for a full time employee to help out with our winter season and who will hopefully carry on thereafter , the candidate will be required to help with, but not exclusively, the care of ponies, exercising, tack cleaning, mucking out, sweeping yards, tacking up, feeding, grooming, checking ponies when turned out, clipping, washing of bandages and saddle blankets, getting clients on board and general duties involved with running the yard. Minimum Requirements You will need to be able to work as part of a team and have the motivation to work on your own, polo experience is not necessary but to be successful you will need to be a capable rider and have experience working with horses. Accommodation details Accommodation on site is available. It comprises of three double bedrooms with shared kitchen, living and shower room. It is fully furnished and had WiFi throughout there is also a wood burner for cosy evenings. Benefits Competitive package with accommodation and utilities included.
Job Description LOOKING FOR A FREELANCE OR PART-TIME GROOM FOR A FRIENDLY YARD – LOCATED OXTED, SURREY Looking for a friendly member of staff to join our professional yard! Help needed on some weekends per month and one week day each week. Hours per day are 8:30am-4:30pm with competitive rates of pay guaranteed. Excellent opportunity for an experienced, organised and professional individual to join our friendly yard, caring for 7 horses and a number of other, self – sufficient animals. The ideal person would be knowledgeable, intuitive, friendly and have a passion for animals and for animal welfare. Ideal candidate would be patient and calm around the animals, willing to learn and have a high standard of care and turnout. This role involves a range of various activities such as feeding, grooming, mucking out, turning in/out, overseeing medications, and other general yard duties. Good knowledge of horse care and ability to spot early signs of illness and injury are crucial. This role entails working in a small friendly team, but also at times on your own so requires someone who is highly reliable, self motivated and proactive. For more information please enquire within so you can be provided with further information – we look forward to hearing from you! Minimum Requirements Former yard experience necessary Driver with own car Weekend work Accommodation details None
*Partner welcome *Pets welcome *Accommodation on site all bills paid & no charges *IRO £400pw 🙂 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
Job Description We are looking for an experienced groom to join our small, private dressage yard. Accommodation available in lovely cottage if required. Must be happy to work within a team or occasional sole-charge and occasional grooming at competitions and training away from home. Flexible 5-day working week and the ability to drive 7.5-ton lorry preferred. Salary up to £22,000 to £25000 p.a
Job Description Eventing, Hunting Live in Groom Fantastic opportunity for a keen eventing groom to join an experienced, motivated and professional team as one of our lovely team has headed back to University. 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
We are looking for a competition rider to join our team. We are a commercial showjumping yard that have great success producing horses to GP level. We have all types of horses from youngsters to older horses. Since coming out of lockdown our horses have had successful wins at chard international and Wellington and several national shows. We also have a small breeding herd so always a have good choice of young horses coming through. Excellent facilities in which to work out of, in a nice family atmosphere. Paid on the books monthly inc holiday and pension scheme etc. Live in accommodation is available too. Opportunity of bringing your own horse. You must have a good competition record and be a good rider of young horses with a good flatwork ethic. We also have a small group of clients who are based with us for training etc so the ability to work alongside them is a necessity. HGV is a bonus but not paramount. Present staff highly recommend this position.
Job Description Job Title: Groom/Animal Carer Contract type: Part Time (2 days per week to include three out of four weekends a month) London: Virginia Water Salary: £10 per hour – £7,800 per annum. Must be reliable, able to take sole-charge when required and have working flexibility to cover the full-time groom’s annual leave. A beautiful private family estate with two horses (one 15.2hh Irish Sports Horse and one 14.1hh Connemara), both of which are used for leisure riding for the Family. There is also the potential of another pony coming to the yard in 2022. Must be a lightweight rider, confident to hack alone and school to a good standard. The role includes all general yard duties to a high standard and exercising of the horses each day. When the Family are in residence, the horses must be groomed and tacked up for the Family when required. You must be friendly, approachable, and good with young teenage children. The position would also include looking after the Family’s chickens, ducks, rabbits, rats, dog and cat so must have a passion for animals. Looking for someone with a can-do attitude, who can use their own initiative and be a team player. Minimum Requirements Must be able to drive due to location, a trailer license would be a bonus but not essential. BHS Stage 2 would be advantageous or 5+ years previous groom experience. Accommodation details Live out role Benefits Opportunity for riding lessons with a qualified instructor to gain further experience. A well-behaved dog is also welcome on-site.
Job Description *Beautiful off-road riding *Accommodation available *5 Day week *Horse welcomed* Looking for experienced and reliable instructor for our busy and expanding yard. You must be highly motivated and willing to work as part of a team. A teaching qualification with a minimum of stage 2 teach or NVQ equivalent is required. We offer BHS and NVQ training to help further your career . We are a large BHS approved riding school, livery yard and “Where to Train” centre. We have excellent facilities set in 550 acres with beautiful off-road riding with opportunity to further your training . You must also be happy to work alongside the existing team carrying out daily duties and all aspects of yard work; everyone mucks in and helps each other out. Minimum Requirements Stage 2 teach or NVQ equivalent Time management Attention to detail Equine first aid People skills Reliable Accommodation details On site single or shared accommodation may be available but no pets. Benefits Excellent Working Conditions. Professional, fun environment .Top class expanding facilities .Variation in Role. Staff livery with use of full facilities available. 28 days holiday. Pension, NI and PAYE fully paid. Onsite training for BHS or NVQ. Exam fees paid. In house clinics for all disciplines.
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
*Salary expectation should be no barrier to application *Employer boasts professional HR/Employment practices proudly adhered to at all times and happy staff who enjoy their work A very successful Show Jumping yard that competes to 5* level and produces young horses is now looking for an experienced Home Groom for a busy, large but very friendly, family-run establishment with around 50 horses in work at any one time and also foals, youngstock, mares, and stallions. Successful candidates will need experience of performance horses (ideally some showjumping background) ideally gained in a recent role. Candidates should be able to turn out to the highest standards for Show Jumping, understand horse management at the level, be reliable, punctual etc. Candidates will need to be self-sufficient and capable of sole charge but also able to be team players with the ability to communicate with Riders, fellow Team members and juniors on the yard alike. Experience with stallions useful. Accommodation is a v nice, well-equipped shared house with ensuite bathrooms. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description *We currently have a position available as we have had a post-Covid boom* *Yard groom* With option to train* We currently have a opportunity for a yard groom to join our current expanding team. Training given in all aspects to set you up in the equestrian industry. Own horse welcome. You will be involved in the daily running of the yard along side a supervisor and current team members. There will be all the usual yard work, including mucking out, turning out and tacking up. You will receive all necessary training whether its BHS or NVQ depending on your choice of career pathway.. You need to have some experience handling horses and basic equestrian common sense. We are a BHS approved riding school, livery yard and “Where to train” centre. We have excellent expanding facilities set within 550 acres of beautiful off road hacking. Minimum Requirements Cheerful hardworking team player Willing to learn Passion for horses Attention to detail Conscience Reliable Accommodation details On site studio flat or shared accommodation may be available but no pets. Benefits Excellent Working Conditions. Professional, fun environment. Top class expanding facilities. Variation in Role. On-going training for BHS exams or NVQ. Exam fees paid. 5 day week. Own horse with use of facilities welcome. In house clinics covering all disciplines.
*Horse and dog considered * Accommodation options (3-bed house on-site or in the local village * Partner and family considered /houseshare /1 bed /live out.) *£400/£450 neg depending on experience *Chance to take HGV. Home and occasional competition Groom required for young 3* Event rider. Candidates should be able to manage a yard of performance horses, turn out to a good standard and have a good level of knowledge to keep horses fit and healthy. This successful Rider does pitch in and helps every day when they are around and would like to feel the person works alongside her, and that she is not too bossy! Exercise rider ideal but not essential. Real teamwork is required as everyone pitches in to get job done when required. Happy and professional team. 2 young Riders coming and going. Good facilities available for fittening, schooling and day-to-day yard/horse management eg: Walker/gallops/menage/X country jumps, etc.Attractive location in the Vale of Aylesbury. Easily accessible within a short drive of Junction 7 of the M40. Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Every other weekend off with a day off in the week between those weekends! *Dog welcomed * Accommodation available *IRO £21,500pa plus accom.subsidy *200 acres of stunning parkland /x country course. *Own horse considered Position available on a private family yard near Newmarket for a full-time Groom (covering maternity leave with the potential to extend). This is a family yard that do a bit of everything including Hunting & local shows. You must be able to ride and go hunting and the horses/ponies must be kept to a level and kept well mannered. ‘Children’ are 4 adult men, all aged over 20 years! 3 horses (16.2/16.3HH and 2 ponies 13.2 fell and a minature.) Smaller ponies may need groundwork vs ridden. Hunters/big horses are up to a reasonable healthy weight. Help is available from a part-timer. The Groom would be mostly sole charge doing a bit of everything ie: Hunting, local shows, beach Riding, woodland riding, hacking and schooling. They will need to be a confident rider, an naturally enthusiastic person and of course, reliable. All duties required to include but not limited to : Building up & maintaining fitness levels. Supervising a fearless nine-year-old and a few older boys. Care of Tack, Tack Room and Stables Paddock maintenance Basic knowledge of Equine first aid — the ability to spot and deal with minor wounds etc HGV Licence or trailer Licence would be a bonus (but not essential)
Job Description Full time position at equestrian yard : To work as a rider and a groom alongside our other experienced staff. For the person who wants horses to be their career. Role can include riding and grooming at BE and BS shows for the right candidate. 5.5 days per week and flexibility if we go out to shows at the weekends. Clean driving licence is essential. We are a mixed yard of liveries, competition horses, youngstock and general riding horses and ponies. We have excellent facilities including an 80 acre cross country course built to BE specification. Fantastic yard with 5* facilities and potential to be involved in clinics, teaching and events we hold here. Fantastic opportunity and package for the right person with many incentives must be hardworking, reliable, driven, dedicated, and be confident in their ability to go all the way and have a forward thinking attitude for the future. Must be experienced with youngstock and competition horses and have good riding ability. Friendly staff and clients but we are a busy yard and can be stressful at times but hugely rewarding for the right person. We have some very well bred, exciting youngsters for the future, opportunity to be part of their development and part of the process. Videos of riding required. References required. Accommodation may be available for the right person. Minimum Requirements Clean driving licence Good riding ability Accommodation details on site accommodation may be available if needed Benefits Good remuneration package, 28 days holiday.
Job Description Fantastic opportunity to work as part of a team, with top class facilities. This role will include overseeing the day to day running of the yard, alongside the riders and estate supervisor, and assisting in the yard office. The main aspect of the job is to supervise and coordinate the grooms on the yard to achieve the following – Care and management of all horses and equipment. Ensuring the stables and yard are kept clean, including tack room, feed room and barn. Grooming and clipping (where appropriate) horses and tidying horses for competition days. Preparing horses & tack for riders. Assisting the vet and farrier when necessary and carrying out any prescribed treatments. Assistance with competitions, and on occasion be willing to act as travelling groom at competitions. To comply with the company’s Health and Safety Policy and procedures. The successful applicant will also be expected to assist the estate supervisor with administrative tasks; such as – competition entries, record keeping, foal registrations, yard orders, record keeping and any other reasonable duties, as requested. Minimum Requirements Previous experience working with fit and young competition horses. Experience of sole charge on a yard. Good administrative skills (training available). Benefits Full time, permanent contract to include pension and 28-days paid holiday.
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.
*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. 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.
Job Description Farm/Stable-Worker The Paul Schockemöhle Pferdehaltung GmbH has created a remarkable centre of modern horse breeding in the last few years. At present, as many as 3,500 horses are the pride of the Lewitz stud, and 750 foals are born each year. We are looking for people willing to work with our horses. The job include a variety of different tasks, from assisting veterinarians and blacksmiths while treating the horses to maintaining our facilities. Experience with young horses would be an advantage. We`re looking for hard working, competent people. 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. Your salary will reflect your own particular skills. The basic starting salary is 1792,86 € monthly before tax, which will depend on your age and skills, and vary between approximately 350 € to 400 €. The stud will finance your safety boots and insurance fees. Come and visit us for a 3 days work trial. If your skills meet our requirements we can definitely offer you immediate employment, so remember to bring along everything you might need for a longer stay. 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. Very important: if you are no EU-citizens, you need a valid work visa for Germany! Minimum Requirements horse experience Accommodation details We offer you 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.
Job Description The facilities comprise 3,000 hectare (30,000,000 sqm)land in total,spacious stables,large run-in stables and horse-appropriate group-housing for the approx. 4000 horses. A constantly progressing health management and the stud-owned vet clinic provide the perfect care for the horses.These are best prerequisites to guarantee breeding and training at the highest possible professional level. Almost 200 employees, among them 14 vets, are work around the clock for the benefit of the animals and ensure perfect conditions for the approx. 700 foals that are born every year. As a rider at one of the three riding stables, you are responsible for the training and care of the horses bred by Paul Schockemöhle. Many horses which will later cause a sensation in top level sport go through our hands. The daily routine gives you the opportunity to gather a lot of experiences and impressions in every respect. The fact that a renowned trainer is always available to support you will particularly help you with your personal development. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. Finally, the jumping horses go to the third station, the “Scheckenhof”, with its spacious, light-flooded indoor riding arena and the idyllically located outdoor riding arena which is surrounded by the racecourse and in close proximity to the Neustädter See. Dirk Hauser and Christina Heussler organise all the riding stables from here, and two highly renowned trainers are also employed – Paul Niemz and Thomas Mohr. At the Scheckenhof, the further career of each individual horse is also decided. Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud’s own canteens. Benefits Of course, we will help you with all the administrative issues which come up at the beginning, provide you with translating assistance and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockemöhle, a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion, purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in speciesappropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. The riding stables entrusted with training the horses are three geographically separated farmsteads under a common organisational umbrella. At each of the individual sites, site managers look after the training of the horses with their teams. A jumping horse trained on the Lewitz stud runs through all three stations chronologically. The “Stern-Buchholz” site is outside the gates of the state capital Schwerin. The team headed by Birgit Brandsätter and Paulo Castro here is responsible for breaking in all the horses, as well as for the further training of the dressage horses and the preparation of the colts for licensing. Please notice that applicants from non-EU countries must have a work permit or EU passport 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.
Private family yard with 6 horses who compete at Dressage currently to Elementary level and hunt in season. We also have 2 Poitou Donkeys, 2 yard cats and 4 Jersey steers! Lovely facilities and a friendly family and staff. The flat is a beautiful one bedroom bungalow, with a spacious kitchen, bathroom and living area. It comes fully furnished and equipped, bills included. We are looking for a confident rider (in the arena and on the road) who is adaptable and can follow instruction.
ACCOMMODATION AND GOOD RATE OF PAY OFFERED OWN HORSE CONSIDERED Accomplished 3-star level eventer who competes home and abroad is looking for a key new team member to help with their yard of 24 horses. This is a rare chance to work alongside and learn from a well-respected horseman and for the right candidate to broaden their equestrian knowledge and experience. Busy yard, excellent working environment, and a chance to work with top-class young stock and competition horses available to competent, energetic Grooms. There is a possibility of some riding and groundwork. This yard is lucky enough to be pre-training some of the best bred flat horses in the world as well as running a small team of Event horses that compete home and abroad. All yard duties are expected to be performed to a high level. Previous experience working with young horses is a must. This is a great opportunity to develop your career in the exciting world of pro 3* Eventing, thoroughbred pretraining, showjumping, and rehabilitation. Situated in Gloucestershire countryside, surrounded by quiet lanes and orchards but boasting top-class facilities and transport links the yard is ideally located for major equestrian facilities and events. They have a 60m x 35m all-weather arena/5 horse walker/Hot water wash /Full set of show jumps etc. Please call Caroline and The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors. We are currently seeking two experienced Equine Technicians for these part time roles to care for horses kept at the new equine facility at Craibstone, paying particular attention to their welfare needs. The new equine facility at the Sunnybrae side of the campus includes internal stabling for up to 5 horses, a tack room and feedstore, a 20 x 40m outdoor arena and grazing. The facility will be used for delivering practical sessions for students undertaking the Equine Studies HNC and BSc Veterinary Nursing programmes. Duties will include but will not be limited to feeding, watering, grooming, turning out, bringing in and mucking out, maintaining high standards throughout. In addition to this the successful applicant will be required to maintain accurate animal records and communicate any issues arising. There may be additional opportunities for appropriately qualified applicants to be involved in delivering some practical teaching sessions to HNC Equine Studies and BSc Veterinary Nursing students. These are permanent part time posts of 12 hours and 9 hours per week respectively. Closing date: 21 September 2021 Minimum Requirements Horse Care, BHS or equivalent qualification (minimum of National Certificate) and have practical experience of working with a variety of horses. Basic knowledge of the husbandry, housing and welfare needs of horses is also essential. Accommodation details Benefits Part time permanent
*Flexible hours and days to suit ideally 4 days PW plus some extra cover at times *£10-15ph negotiable. *Great opportunity to join the existing, happy team *Own horse welcome. Job Description Day to day running of busy event yard with retired competition horses as well as horses currently competing. Minimum Requirements Sole charge. Reliable. Must have high standards and exceptional levels of care. Must turn horses out to a high standard and want to be a good team player. Accommodation details None Benefits Great pay. Flexible hours and days to suit. Great opportunity to join existing happy team.
Job Description To work within a team of grooms and riders in maintaining the highest of standards. This role will include warming up and cooling off the horses for the professional riders, hacking and possibility of some instruction for the right person. Other duties will include – Care and management of all horses and equipment. Ensuring the stables and yard are kept clean, including tack room, feed room and barn. Grooming and clipping (where appropriate) horses and tidying horses for competition days. Preparing horses & tack for riders. Helping assist the vet and farrier when necessary and carrying out any prescribed treatments. Assistance with competitions and be prepared to act as travelling groom at competitions. To comply with the company’s Health and Safety Policy and procedures. Minimum Requirements Previous experience working with fit and young competition horses. Confident rider, ideally with some competition experience. Benefits Full time, permanent contract to include pension and 28-days paid holiday.
*Very nice single accommodation *5-day week *IRO £400pw & accomm neg Lovely, long term job position suited to an experienced performance horse Groom for a professional yard run by a family with top competition standards for a husband and wife combination used to competing at the highest levels. This 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. Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730/07747 686118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Fab career/CV opportunity *Live in or out *Salary iro £400 gross plus beautiful cottage accommodation (without charges). Groom with some performance horse experience required to work within an established team to a very high standard on an international dressage yard. Competent Grooms from any discipline considered. You must be a team player and as this is essentially a non-riding position (maybe some hacking), it would suit someone who enjoys the Dressage environment and working with the best of horses and facilities at home. This is a world-class establishment – ideally, you will be able to step up with the home team when the Rider and competition Grooms are away for periods of time. 🙂 Please note, you must be prepared to work a 5.5 day week (sensible hours and weekend days on rota) 🙂 Pls call Caroline & The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
Job Description The role requires an experienced and knowledgeable groom with some riding experience. You will need to be confident in handling all types of horses from young fit competition horses to general hacking horses. You must be a strong team player, have good communication skills to deal with clients and liveries, use your own initiative and be hard working. The job will entail usual daily care for a wide selection of livery and competition horses. Daily duties will include but not limited to feeding, turn out, muck out, general yard cleanliness, quality horse care. Minimum Requirements 2 years experience / references require Accommodation details N/A Benefits Pension / Good rates of pay / Facility for own horse at reduced rate / Amazing facilities
*£28/£30K pa depending on experience * Well behaved dog welcome *Own horse welcomed with fab facilities (27m x 47m manège with a full set of jumps/regular Clinics, with various trainers from across the UK Must be light enough to hack ponies – decent schooling rider ideal but must at least be able to hack competently. Some eventing background at some point essential Small, private, family yard with 2 x 14.2, 1 x 15.2, 1 ponies, and 1 x 16.2 plus 2 x pretty much-retired ponies, one of whom will be going on loan. All at BE 100 /Novice level and a couple of live-out semi-retirees, now seek a new Yard Manager/Groom/Rider. This busy family has a competitive 15-year-old riding at BE100 but with ambitions, a 20-year-old riding at Novice level, and a completely uncompetitive 22-year- old who likes to hack or school when home. They are now looking for a child/young person-friendly adult to live in or out and who would ideally be full-time. The owner has a busy business so if you are able to do a bit of admin/bit of light gardening and the odd school run then that’s great, but the horses are the main part of this role. Help from other stable hands who muck out and poo pick about 5 times per week, For competing and training, (Once or twice a month,) you must have a clean driving license to drive a 3.5t Theault. Clipping, plaiting and all competition preparation will be down to you and you will be taking the girls to train and competitions, helping with warming up, providing encouragement and companionship. Someone happy to coach/teach within this context would be very useful. One of the ponies has minor tendon/high suspensory issues and the vet advises that they shouldn’t really be ridden by anyone over 9.5 stone. Good rider,to at least BE Novice level ideally, and lungeing ability vital. Good DIY livery with services and professional facilities very close by. You would have full access to employer’s facilities if you need them too. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 pass on a broad wealth of knowledge to you all. Minimum Requirements Level 2 Apprentices looking to futher 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 Shared 4 bedroom chalet with other apprentices / staff. 2 showers & loos, shared kitchen and living room. Washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, heating, parking. 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.
*Salary very generous & negotiable for experience plus accommodation *5/5.5 or 6 day week also negotiable *Pets and horse welcome *Partner considered Experienced Groom required for a young, ambitious & competitive family. Must be an experienced SJ Groom who is capable of some mentoring as/when but who will also fit in and get along with the team, many of whom we have placed so know this to be a good employer and a great place to work! Need someone who has groomed at international level ideally in the home role and as a show groom so that they really understand what needs to be taken into consideration for the horses when they are at home, away at shows and in between and are really able to lead a team on the set up to going away, Must understanding the withdrawal dates for drugs, be able to work with vets to ensure the horses are in the optimum condition for the competitions, understand what is needed with the paperwork prior to travelling . Often be in a situation getting 10 horses ready to leave for abroad, with another 15 to work that day and need someone who can pull everything together. You should be willing to travel home and abroad (amount away negotiable) and HGV ideal, but not essential. 18 quality jumping horses and other young stock destined for a career in SJ/jumping. All are kept in top accommodation to the highest standards. Ideally, but not essentially you will be a capable and confident Rider Please note the following: You will need to be flexible enough to handle an environment where things change regularly as it is a fast-paced, rapidly expanding scenario. You would need to take this in your stride and it would be ideal if you saw this as invigorating and exciting rather than a nuisance! You will have to clip a lot of horses at a reasonable speed as the yard has a lot of competition horses that need clipping regularly so this can be a big part of the job! Must have be able to organise the running of a busy yard on a day to day basis and ideally have prior experience of this The family consists of a non-riding dad who is looking forward to spending more time with his family as part of their journey, mum who is an experienced horsewoman but now prefers just to hack/school a little and 3 daughters (aged 14+) who are very keen indeed. The girls all do BSJ and have represented children on horses and ponies at European level this year. They are the focus of the role and all activities that go on with both yards will underpin their equestrian dreams. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Up to £500 PW *Prefer live-out, (but accommodation could be provided) *Dog welcomed *Own horse welcomed *5 day week Experienced Groom with some knowledge of show jumping required for late August/early September 2021 start. A vital requirement is to find someone with the relevant HGV license required to drive 12t lorry for shows and outings. We are looking for someone willing and able to ‘hand-hold’ a young child Rider (10years old,) with their 3x 12.HH ponies both home and at shows (course-walking etc). You should have experience in Show Jumping to mentor the youngster as/when. The Rider has approx. 2 .5 years left on 12.2HH ponies and can currently jump 1m. The suitable candidate will genuinely enjoy working with children. This one is very keen on jumping, SJ in particular and really loves their competing, so regular local outings are required. Whilst ponies are her passion realistically, these are only part of the youngster’s developing life and they are only able to ride approx 4 x a week. The ponies do get turnout but will need to be ridden or lunged/long reined if riding is not an option for the Groom. All usual duties. The successful applicant must be experienced and capable of sole charge, keen and willing to go to most of the shows, be able to turnout appropriately including clipping and plaiting, etc. Stable & horse management experience essential. You will need to be fun but responsible and focus on the young Rider staying safe, enjoying their ponies, the riding and ‘the journey’ the family is on. Previous competition pony management ideal! Whilst the position is sole charge, but there are other Grooms employed for other owners on the same yard, so a friendly, team-minded person is important too! Excellent facilities. The employer has other children and needs someone capable of sole charge so that she can juggle her priorities which currently can conflict. 5 day week but some two-way flexibility required around school/shows/school holidays etc Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Salary up to £25k pa neg * Sole accommodation *Dog and horse welcomed COVID STATUS: As of 28th June 2021 the Isle of Man Government has lifted Covid travel restrictions. If you have been in the UK, Ireland or the Channel Islands for 10 days prior to travel and have had both doses of your vaccine, with the second dose being at least 14 days prior to arriving, you are welcome to travel to the Isle of Man with no testing or self-isolation requirements upon arrival. 🙂 Want to live and work in the ‘safest place to live in the British Isles?’ 🙂 https://everything-everywhere.com/isle-of-man-facts/ 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 Yard Manager/Instructor to lead their team and manage the yard. 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 are catered for including, novice, intermediate, disabled and experienced. Do call Caroline and The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email email@example.com
*Salary expectation should be no barrier to application *Employer boasts professional HR/Employment practices proudly adhered to at all times and happy staff who enjoy their work A very successful Show Jumping yard that competes to 5* level and produces young horses is now looking for 2 experienced Competition/Show Grooms for home and a busy international and national show schedule. This yard is a large but friendly, family-run establishment with around 50 horses in work at any one time and also foals, youngstock, mares and stallions. Successful candidates will ideally have an HGV license or at least a willingness to get this done quickly and must have experience transporting horses at home and ideally, (but not essentially), abroad. They have very strict policies on sticking within legal driving time limits so sufficient support is always available to facilitate this whilst traveling. The yard has 3 large lorries and several tours can be going on simultaneously on occasions, sometimes with 12 weeks away e.g.: in Dubai/Global tours so candidates will need to love the pace and lifestyle. Candidates will need experience of top-level show jumping, ideally gained in a recent role or at least have high level, competition experience gained in a similar fast-paced discipline e.g.: eventing Candidates should be able to turn out to the highest standards for Show Jumping, understand horse management at the level (home and away), be reliable, punctual etc. Candidates will need to be self-sufficient and capable of sole charge but also able to be team players with the ability to communicate with Riders, fellow Team members and juniors on the yard alike. Experience with stallions useful. Accommodation is a v nice, well-equipped shared house with ensuite bathrooms. Much easier to do this role without a horse and dog and must be able to legally work in the UK and travel the world Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org