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Employment Law

Articles relating to employment law in the equine industry

What is a Workplace Pension?

Since April 2017, it’s compulsory that all¬†eligible employees receive a Workplace Pension as part of their employment contract, and this applies to grooms working in the equine industry. There is still a lot of confusion surrounding Workplace Pensions, who is eligible for one and¬†who should be paying into one. So, what is a workplace pension? What does this mean?¬†Who should expect to receive one? We have put together a simple guide to answer 10 common questions regarding Workplace Pensions in the equine industry

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The National Living Wage increase in 2020

The 1st April 2020 sees what the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has called the ‚Äúthe biggest ever cash boost‚ÄĚ to those earning the National Living Wage: 6.2% – four times the rate of inflation. This is inevitably going to receive a mixed response, with workers looking forward to a boost to their income and some employers struggling to meet these new legal requirements. In this article, we outline the changes and how they affect workers and employers in the equine industry.

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Equestrian Employers Association Employer Conference 2020

Caroline Carter Recruitment is delighted to support the Equestrian Employers Association Employer Conference, on 25th February 2020.

Caroline Carter is a guest speaker at the conference, answering your questions on the staffing challenges with the equine workplace in the session, How to attract, recruit and retain excellent staff.

Caroline says, “I am really looking forward to this conference. It represents a groundbreaking opportunity to eyeball the ‚Äėissues of the day‚Äô surrounding attracting, recruiting and retaining staff. With a recruitment industry ‚Äėin crisis,‚Äô we must all grasp these opportunities to look at strategies which could positively impact change.”

Read on to find out more about this interesting event and its aims…

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Brexit – Information for Employers and Grooms in the Equine Industry

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?

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The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

In April every year, at the end of one Tax Year and the start of the next, the National Minimum Wage and Living Wage increases. This is important for everyone in the equine industry Рemployers and employees alike. Equestrianism is a notoriously low-pay industry in terms of hourly salary, and salaries are frequently, if not always, topped up with extras, bonuses and tidbits. But in reality, how lawful are we in doing this without the advice and guidance of accountants and tax specialists? And what are the consequences of getting it wrong? The UK Government has strict laws regarding the minimum sum of money any individual can receive in return for work done and it can be confusing at least, a minefield at worst, when remunerating staff not just fairly, but legally too.  In this article, I asked guest blogger Kelly Wallace Horne to take a timely look, and research answers to basic questions for both employers and employees regarding the National Minimum Wage and Living Wage and to highlight common misconceptions within the equine industry regarding wages, remuneration packages and the law.

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Equine Jobs with Accommodation

The provision of accommodation with an equine job can be a grey area for both employers and employees, with so many varying arrangements from yard to yard and job role to job role. Get it wrong and at the very least an employer struggles to find and keep staff, the employee loses out on their salary entitlement and, worst case scenario, the employer and employee find themselves in very hot water. Here we attempt to put a complex matter into as simple terms as possible, regarding the provision of accommodation with a job, based on situations regularly seen within the equine industry.

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Avoiding Discrimination in the Recruitment Process

Never before has society been more aware of discrimination and the negative impact it has on all aspects of life. Quite rightly, the law takes acts of discrimination very seriously and, as with all matters pertaining to employment law, ignorance is no defence when it comes to the crunch! If upheld, a claim can result in a hefty fine! This blog is aimed to raise awareness and avoid not uncommon pitfalls.

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Salaries in the Horse Racing Industry

Not a lot of people realise that salaries in the horse racing industry are different to those of any other equine sector. Certain Minimum Wage and employment standards are agreed between the National Trainers Federation and the National Association of Racing Staff (Also known as “NARS”), and these set the horse racing industry apart from any other equine industry sector. Read on to find out more about working in the horse racing industry.

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Making and accepting a job offer – the do’s and don’ts!

Sometimes, making and accepting a job offer can be somewhat rushed and not treated with the formality it really does require. Whilst it’s a huge relief to have reached this stage, it is by no means the end of the process! There is still time for things to unravel and go wrong, and sometimes badly wrong, which it’s why it’s so important for both employers and job seekers to approach this stage with care and to put aside a little quality time to get it spot-on! Read our guidance on making and accepting a formal job offer…

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A Basic Guide to Payslips

Understanding payslips is easier than you might think. From the 6th April 2019, it is an employee’s statutory right to receive a payslip, so it’s important that everyone understands them! Unless you are genned up on the ins and outs of gross salary, income tax, allowances, Workplace Pensions and National Insurance it may look like a confusing bunch of numbers, especially if you’re a worker receiving payslips for the first time. In this article we give you a basic guide to payslips, from who should be given payslips and why, through to understanding the various codes and figures.

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Pre-Employment Checks – References

As we all know, recruitment is an inexact science and pre-employment checks such as securing valid and recent references gives us important information that helps us to decide if a candidate is suitable for a particular role.

Over the years I have taken references on behalf of thousands of employers and prospective employees as part of delivering bespoke recruitment services. This has lead me to have many positive, long-term placements and via the same established processes of due diligence, I have also diverted my clients away from certain disaster on more than one occasion!

Interestingly these days many grooms, having known me through their careers, give me as a reference to their ‘journey.’¬† Similarly, and not infrequently, employers will ask me for information about a particular prospective employee and of course, where I can fairly and legally comment, I do.

Over the years, more especially in the equestrian recruitment environment, I have been struck by how many employers who recruit for themselves or via other routes don‚Äôt seem to bother taking up references, opting instead to completely ignore these critical pre-employment checks just hoping for the best; many seem to live to regret this omission sooner or later…

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4 common pitfalls when employing staff and how to avoid them!

This week’s blog is for all those interested in knowing more about the facts concerning employee wages, accommodation charges, holiday entitlements and finally¬†sick pay, income tax, national insurance and pensions.

Linda Hudson, Head of Business Development at Educ8 Training, has in the last 10 years worked in both college and private training organisations and rather usefully, has also studied employment law. Linda now kindly offers us all a short review with some handy hints, tips and links for good measure!

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Employing an Apprentice Groom – Grooms of the Future Part 1

Trainee grooms, including apprentices, are a lifeblood of our industry and the ins and outs of employing them needs much more consideration than they currently get ‚Äď the yard junior, the trainee and of course the official and safeguarded version of the working pupil, the apprentice groom, are the future. What we all invest today could reverse the sometimes depressing current trends in the industry for tomorrow. If you are sitting comfortably with a large glass/cup of whatever keeps you awake and concentrating, please do read on. We hope you will be glad you did and that you will share this info to anyone you think might benefit from it ‚Äď ¬†THE EQUESTRIAN INDUSTRY DESPERATELY NEEDS PEOPLE LIKE YOU!

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The difference between employed, self-employed and freelance grooms

The legal requirements which underpin being self-employed vs employed are vast but not as complicated as you might originally have thought. Here at The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd, we don’t pretend to be legal, tax or HR experts on the nuances that surround this subject, but we know people who are and with their expert guidance, Becky Parker our brilliant blog writer has researched that for your information this week. We proudly support Grooms who are looking for full-time employment, those self-employed/freelancing and looking to add clients to their portfolio, or indeed just starting out on either road and wondering how best to proceed. We really can and regularly do help and have many success stories that attest to that. We wouldn’t direct anyone to go one way or another specifically as it is a very personal to each individual.

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Al Samriya Riding School (ASRS) is a privately-owned equine farm, and one of Al Faisal Holding subsidiaries. ASRS was established in 2007 as an expansion to Al Samriya Estate. Located in Al Shahania, an area 30 km from Doha, we pride ourselves for being in a unique location with access to fields, arenas and tracks where riders can enjoy the picturesque scenery of the Oryx reserve, farm and FBQ Museum set as an old Arabian Fort.   We are looking for an Equine Operation Manager to run day to day operations of the horse farm which contains around 90 stables (150 horses). Responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. Helping staff develop and be productive, while ensuring wellbeing of the horses and maintaining the facilities of our horse riding school. Ultimately, make Al Samriya the equestrian center to be proud of. Other responsibilities include: Lead, mentor and motivate staff Provide formal supervisions and manage staff performances Manage finances and¬†Human resources for Samriya staff (salary/holiday planning/contracts/etc) Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders and other organisations Member of the Horse and Facility Improvement Team Adhere to all statutory legislation and¬†Health and safety standards Risk assessments Sustains a friendly and professional environment in which riding, training, physiotherapy, education, work placements, research and evaluation activities all take place Maintain all relevant records Procedures and guidelines Minimum Requirements BHS Certification University degree, preferably in Equine Science, Animal Science, or Equine Business Management or any relevant field. Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role. From previous management or supervisory experience in hospitality or leisure you will have acquired outstanding business acumen, and driving the team to great results. You will lead your business to great successes. Well-versed in managing facility and premises of a horse farm. ¬†Excellent Communication skills, and the ability to build rapport and strong relationships with people across all levels. Very good Computer Skills. Diligent, enthusiastic and passionate Salary: circa ¬£35,000 per annum (depending on experience) Accommodation provided Pets and own horse welcomed for long term job holder Partner welcomed
*Role can be tailored to suit the right applicant *5 day week *Own horse and pets considered. *Second in command type role Job Description Stud Hand /Rider required for a very successful show jumping stud, to work as part of a small dedicated team in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. All general yard duties and assist with foalings, youngstock handling, stallion handling and sports horses. Preparing horses for gradings, riding ideal. Help with own horse too if required. Varied job throughout the stud season being a busy AI centre too. Also farm cattle and sheep and practise good land management so suit a fit & versatile person who is able to to take sole charge at times. You will need to be competent & experienced handling usual yard management machinery Role can be tailored to suit the right applicant. Minimum Requirements All yard duties and able to handle mares, stallions and youngstock. Accommodation details Well equipped & refurbished static caravan. (Pictures available, we have placed other staff who describe it as ‘horses are a dream. horse care is paramount. It’s very hard work but there is a lot of respect for that. Accommodation is first class – even the caravans!’) . Benefits Successful stud breeding top class foals primarily for show jumping, busy AI centre, varied job with riding if suitable. Training and help if required. Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description Looking for an enthusiastic groom to work as part of our small team on our family run Dressage yard. All general yard duties with an eye for detail and ability to turn horses out to a high standard, liaise with clients and be responsible for the horses. Some grooming at shows if desired, riding optional, own horse welcome. Minimum Requirements Must have experience with fit competition horses.   Accommodation details Big double bedroom, own bathroom. Shared kitchen with one very tidy girl   Benefits Beautiful yard, amazing horses, great team, nice accommodation, training possible  
Job Description Part-time groom required for busy mixed discipline livery yard based in Odiham North Hampshire. 2.5 days per week with occasional extra hours to cover holidays etc. Regular Tues/Wed am (7.30 – 1pm) Full day on Fridays and every alternate Sunday. 25 stabled horses between 3 people. All normal yard duties (and some riding for suitable candidates but not essential). Friendly well established yard with lovely horses and clients. Minimum Requirements BHS stage 2 (or equivalent experience)   Accommodation details Sorry no accommodation and not on public transport routes so own car essential   Benefits Paid holidays and pension contribution  
Job Description We are looking for an experienced head groom to work at our private yard in Surrey and to come to shows. 5/6 days a week to include most weekends, although this can be flexible outside the busier show months if need be. Must have HGV licence and be experienced and confident driving 26 tonne lorry. Would also be a bonus if you can ride. Live in or live out if person was local. Verifiable references are essential.
Job Description FEI International show jumper is seeking an enthusiastic, committed, experienced Head Competition Groom to join their friendly team. The role will support the owner to provide care for up to 28 horses in livery/competition and ensure the smooth running of the yard and facilities. There are also two other grooms and a grounds-person who are part of the team. The position is full time, live in and includes accommodation with bills covered. There are also facilities for your own horse. Competitive salary and additional earning potential from any lessons provided by yourself.   Skills, Experience & Knowledge Required At the Yard: Have an awareness of the member body rules and requirements, for instance, the tack and equipment allowed in the show jumping discipline. Passion for the sport is also a must ‚Äď as a show jumping groom you will watch a lot of show jumping rounds! A great eye for detail and be able to produce extremely high levels of turnout ‚Äď plaiting, clipping and bandaging skills are essential. You must also be able to work well under pressure in stressful situations and think on your feet. Have a broad equestrian knowledge and practical ability, including the management and handling of horses, equine health, anatomy, conformation, physiology, feeding, fitness, riding, flat, jump work, hacking, lunging, saddlery, shoeing, stable and pasture management. Equine first aid, general health checks and rehabilitation techniques. Work independently, unsupervised in a supervisory position. Manage your work safely and efficiently, applying skills and knowledge relating to the care and management of the horses under your care. Capable, diligent and high reliable when having sole responsibility for the yard. Customer facing, professional, friendly and welcoming to all clients. Time management and organisational skills. Away at events and competitions: The initiative to think of absolutely everything. Pre-empt a need and fulfil before the need even arises. First aid skills¬†and a good knowledge of each horse’s vital signs¬†‚Äď ensure happy, healthy horses throughout. Identify and deal with any injuries or health issues that may arise. Excellent time keeping skills to keep the day running smoothly. Feel confident mixing with new people or happy in your own company for long periods away from home. A happy, smiley disposition for dealing with owners and providing a professional front for their rider. Desirable but not Essential The ability to tow or drive a horsebox. A HGV licence BHS Stages 1-4 in Horse Knowledge, Care EQL Levels 1-4 Diploma in Horse Knowledge and Care British Horse Society (BHS) Riding Stages 1-4 Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) Preliminary Horse Care and Riding Certificate Levels 1-2 Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) Groom’s Certificate Scottish Vocational Qualification in Horse Care Levels 1-3 City & Guilds Diploma Horse Care Levels 1-3 BTEC/Edexcel Diploma in Horse Care or Equine Studies (England) SQA National Certificate in Equine Studies (Scotland) Personal Qualities required Good communication skills Excellent people skills Team player Attention to detail Self-motivated Flexible Respond positively to new challenges Stamina and the ability to multi-task.
Job Description In 1992,¬† a successful businessman and former European Show Jumping Champion purchased a large site in the expanses of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On no less than 3,000 hectares of land in the heart of the protected landscape of the Lewitz, a centre for modern horse breeding which accommodates 4,000 horses and is unparalleled in Europe has emerged over the years. Around 250 employees look after the well-being of the horses, which are kept in spacious stables and in species-appropriate herds in the expanses of the Lewitz. We have a veterinary clinic based in Lewitz specializing primarily in equine breeding and treatment. The position we are offering provides a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of vet nursing, and we expect applicants to come with competent horse/foal training skills as well as being well presented, punctual and reliable. This is a full-time appointment involving responding to calls from outlying farms and assisting with all aspects of professional breeding. Your duties will include restocking of trucks, setting up equipment, assisting with X-rays, preparing for injections and, above all, working with our foals. You will frequently be on ‚Äúfoal watch‚ÄĚ – looking after mares and their foals, helping with neonatal foal and mare care, and thus given a first-rate opportunity for hands-on learning. Work on our stud also offers a great learning experience for the prospective veterinary or vet tech student; it will include some additional on-farm duties according to your daily workload   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships¬†even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs 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‚Äôs visits if necessary and help you with anything else that you need. We will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible for you.  
Job Description Farm/Stable-Worker ¬† The Paul Schockem√∂hle 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 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 ‚ā¨ per month. Your salary will reflect your own particular skills. The basic starting salary is 1792,05 monthly before tax, which will depend on your age and skills, and vary between approximately 350 ‚ā¨ to 400 ‚ā¨. 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 ‚ā¨ per month, including electricity and water, breakfast and lunch around 152 ‚ā¨ per month.  
Looking for a full time, live in groom/housekeeper/animal care. Job to include overseeing the running of small private yard of 5 horses. All usual duties including muck out, turn out/in, grooming, lunging, plaiting, clipping, hacking etc. Management of land. Must be competent and confident running a small yard to the highest of standards and able to communicate effectively with employer, vets, farriers, deliveries etc. Need to be able to work on own initiative due to employer being away for long periods and have attention to detail with both horse care¬†and yard management. Knowledge of equine first aid skills and experience driving a 3.5t lorry. Appointed candidate may¬†be required to attend training/events with owner. Care of house and well-behaved Labrador when employer away/travelling. Also, to feed barn cat. Possibility of expanding farm ‚Äď e.g. goats, chickens. Previous experience and driving license a must. Non-smoker. 5 ¬Ĺ days a week. 350 a week. 28 days holiday. Modern 1 bed cottage with utility bills included.Own horse and well-behaved pets (must get along with current dog & cat) a possibility. Looking for a kind, knowledgeable, organised and hardworking person who is flexible, fun, works well with others and has a can do attitude. CV & references required.    
Job Description Part time yard groom required to join existing happy and motivated team. Approx 35 hours per week to include some weekend hours ( possibility of more hours to cover holiday leave). Mornings 7.30-12.30 afternoons 1-5 pm. General yard duties – feeding/mucking out/rugs/turn out&in for 25 part and full liveries. All straight forward easy to work with pleasure horses with appreciative owners. No riding required but need to be competent and up to speed working within a team to complete the yard in routine hours. Car driver essential. Minimum Requirements Previous experience working ¬†on a yard ¬†as part of a team. References.   Accommodation details None   Benefits Friendly yard with long term customers, no stress and set hours.  
Job Description excellent rider required to produce race horses, eventers.¬† ¬† Opportunity to compete Minimum Requirements Interest in Racing and Eventing and bringing on youngsters Must be excellent rider with an interest in competing Horse box driver, HGV an advantage. Dedication to our yard and horses Accommodation details Brand new 5* accommodation on the yard. Benefits Bonus on wins. Lessons from top trainers in dressage and jumping¬† Opportunity to compete  
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, 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 Schockem√∂hle. 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 ‚ÄúRustica‚ÄĚ, is located in the immediate vicinity of the main stud. Under the management of Janek and Melanie Hucz, the young horses take their first jumps under a saddle here.    
Job Description Based on a private family yard on the Warwickshire/Cotswolds border, we are looking for an experienced freelance Groom to drive a 7.5T lorry to shows with a young female rider who competes around the UK. Winter months quieter, but Spring and Summer much busier during school holidays. You will be required to stay overnight on occasions with the rider and to undertake light grooming duties for the ponies. Must have a 7.5T lorry licence. Flexibility is a must. Minimum Requirements 7.5T Lorry Licence   Accommodation details     Benefits    
Job Description *5*accommodation *Excellent facilities on the outskirts of Edinburgh *Own horse a possibility ¬† Nice yard who pride themselves on ‘matching horses with new owners’ is now looking for an experienced schooling and competition rider to produce young horses to compete in the ring along with riding and competing 1.30m horses. ¬† You must be able to work at all levels to give the horses a great confidence boost while in the ring and must understand flatwork in terms of balance and correctness as this is a producing yard for horses moving up the levels and selling on. ¬† All yard duties will be expected as time allows also working as part of a team with 3 other full-time staff members. Small, friendly yard with modern barn and everything under the one roof. Superb outdoor Area to produce horses. 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* Accomadation on the yard     Benefits Bus route into city of Edinburgh  
*¬£17-¬£20K. * Various options for accommodation*Dog and horse welcomed *Chance to get first aid training and qualifications First class Equestrian Centre, also a registered Pony Club Centre offering a wide range of equestrian activities for all levels of ability, is looking for a special someone to replace longstanding and much loved Instructor and second in command person. Teaching all ages and experience levels, from absolute beginners or working to improve¬† skills for competitions, this friendly team puts together programmes to suit. All levels of ability catered for including, novice, intermediate, disabled and experienced. Do call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Job Description Assistant Yard manager required for Pre Training yard in Newmarket, Suffolk. Must be capable of lunging, long reining, pulling manes, clipping, bandaging, Good veterinary knowledge and attention to detail important. Must be polite, well mannered and reliable! Riding thoroughbreds in Pre Training and or being able to drive a horsebox an advantage. Good wages and excellent working environment. Must be capable of working in a team. Start 1st October. Please apply in confidence Minimum Requirements Must have had experience with racehorses.   Accommodation details Can help source accommodation if required.   Benefits Pension  
Job Description We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard working, flexible, friendly person to join our Private and family run Livery yard. The right person needs to be confident and competent around all types of horses, including mares and foals and young stock. Must have knowledge of equine first aid, lunging, bandaging, plaiting etc and will have people skills, must be able to work alone and take sole charge but work as a team also. Equine qualifications desired, over 18 but not limited! Yard hours may vary week to week depending on days needed and there will be at least one weekend day every week. We are a Part and Full time livery, experience in working on livery yards is a bonus. Including mucking out, all yard duties and exercising for the right person. Also extra hours available on competition days would be required on an as and when. Also happy to house sit when owners away and be confident around big dogs. Own horse/ horses able to kept on site. Driving license required as no access to public transport. Competitive rates of pay based on experience. Based Northallerton, DL6 For further details and more information please email your CV                
  *Salary IRO ¬£25k + accomm (Neg.)¬† *Horse and pets considered *Live in or out ¬† Exciting and fun professional yard set up at the end of 2019 and having much success, is now searching for a talented 2nd Rider (for a variety of young and mature thoroughbreds/sports horses) and a Business Manager to work alongside a motivated and successful team, (including a well-known, experienced 4* eventer with a string of notable successes under their belt and who manages the yard day to day). You would need to be experienced and skilled enough to be ‚Äúsecond in command‚Ä̬† balancing the role with all aspects. You will have demonstrable practical skills, energy, enthusiasm and maturity to help in the day to day riding and running of this large, busy yard. Knowing when to step up and when to step back will be important, as will be good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a high energy team. You would need to be able to demonstrate that you are a competent rider (min 5¬† years competitive riding in eventing or showjumping and you may have a variety of experience with young horses, sport horses and thoroughbreds at all levels). This is a unique chance to ride and produce horses at various stages in their careers with the opportunity to compete whilst balancing Business Manager responsibilities. The successful applicant will have both management skills and be tech-savvy enough to¬† deal with the administrative side of equine business, including basic IT/PC skills, accounting software etc. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com ¬†¬†  
  *Salary IRO ¬£360 to ¬£450 + accomm (Neg.) *Accommodation available if required * *Pets and own horse considered ¬† Exciting and fun professional yard set up at the end of 2019 and having much success, is now searching for a new person to work alongside a motivated and successful team including a well-known, experienced 4* eventer with a string of notable successes under their belt. ¬† The fun, work hard/play hard yard requires an enthusiastic and capable individual to join this vibrant and ambitious new business. You must be a competent rider along with the practical skills to help in the day to day riding at and running of a large yard specialising in pre-training, rehabilitation, eventing and sales. All usual duties required, to a high standard – this is an organisation going places! ¬† The business currently, is almost fully staffed with full and part-time members who look after and compete a variety of young and mature thoroughbreds/sports horses. This opportunity includes travel to shows, plenty of riding including some lessons at home with training and support for the successful applicant. ¬† Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Job Description Groom/Rider wanted to join our friendly team. We are a small international event yard with a lovely team of exciting horses from 4yr to 5star. Must be a confident experienced rider able to ride fit competition horses and capable of all yard duties with a high standard of turn out. Plenty of opportunities to travel to events at home and abroad and the opportunity to bring your own horse with plenty of guidance and lessons.   Minimum Requirements Must be capable of riding fit competition horses and able to take sole charge of all yard duties.   Accommodation details Lovely spacious shared flat with two really friendly girls.   Benefits Opportunity to bring own horses and receive plenty of help and training and plenty of opportunities to travel to events at home and abroad.
Job Description Team Heritage Equestrian are looking for an additional Home Groom / Yard Manager to work alongside our existing team withing our busy yard. Immediate Start Available for the right candidate, and also accommodation is available/included if required. We are looking for someone to work alongside the existing team looking after 18 Showjumping horses. Its a very busy yard with always plenty to do, so would suit ambitious and hard working individuals. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with current international standard staff and a successful showjumping team. (No Liveries) Groom wanted to work alongside the existing team on a vibrant, purpose built yard. The successful candidate should be able to: – Work alongside the existing team on a day to day basis – Have good communication skills liaising with staff, owners, vets, farriers, clients, etc. – Have knowledge of the care and welfare of horses, and a basic veterinary knowledge would be of benefit. – Be competent to develop in to taking take sole charge when necessary in the future. – Be diligent and prepared to work hard and to carry out a variety of tasks – An eye for detail and work to industry standards and speed – Ability to think on their feet and to be flexible – All normal yard duties on day to day basis Good wage for right candidate relevant to experience. Position is 6 days a week. Minimum Requirements     Accommodation details Accommodation is available on site if required and can be included in the remuneration package   Benefits Working with a high level International Showjumping Team  
Job Description Private family dressage yard looking for an experienced freelance groom to take sole charge 2 days a week. Approximately 5/6 hours a weekend. 5 – 7 horses ranging from Shetland, through retired to young horses and FEI. 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 ability to cater for sensitive horses and young horses. This is not a schooling position but confident hacking exercise riding, ground work and lunging may be required. Great new facilities. Looking for a kind, knowledgeable, organised and hardworking person who is flexible, fun, works well with others and has a can do attitude. We have a very busy life both working extensively full time so common sense and previous experience are essential. It will suit someone who is a self starter and takes pride in their work. Must enjoy being around children. Must be able to turn out well and prep for shows/competitions. Must be a driver with own transport as we are not on public transport route, ability to drive 7.5 Ton an advantage. No accommodation.   please do read the description fully, if you do not have transport, dont currently already live within 30 minutes of GU8 4, are a smoker, or have Previous references this is not the role for you. Minimum Requirements   Previous experience of sole charge Accommodation details   None Benefits    
Job Description Full time live in experieced groom required to take sole charge of family competition yard.   Minimum Requirements Experienced full time groom required to manage family competition yard close to Forest of Dean. You should have enough experience to take sole charge of the day to day running of the yard, will include general stable duties.together with being a competent rider. You will need to have previous experience¬† within eventing , dressage and show jumping, so a high level of turnout in neccasary including plaiting, bandaging etc. You should have your own transport and hold licence for HGV2.     Accommodation details Excellent onsite accomodation, completly self contained, all utility bills are covered.     Benefits Good salary and working conditions for the right person, 20 dys holiday a year, purpose built self contained accomodation.    
Job Description Yard groom for a busy showing yard in Newport Shropshire hours flexible according to requirements both ways. Minimum Requirements Experience in mucking out and general yard duties. Reliable, hard-working and ability to work to high standards   Accommodation details NONE   Benefits    
Job Description *Own horse a possibility *Accommodation available (live-in preferred.) We are a prestigious equestrian club based in the Cotswolds with clients ranging from Elemetary to Grand Prix level.¬† Also based at the club is the lovely Spencer Wilton – our very own Olympian. We are currently looking for a passionate and professional team player, with experience, to join our ever expanding business and friendly team. A live in groom is preferred. Benefits 25 days holiday per year Good rates of pay Pension scheme offered Accomodation provided    
*5 day week *Pets & own horse welcomed *Weekly input from accomplished trainers Opportunities for training and competing Job Description We are looking for a dedicated groom/rider to join our existing team of 5 staff members. Although you will need to help with all yard duties, your main focus will be helping our senior rider with backing, breaking and riding the young horses. Experience with starting horses is not essential but you will still need to have very good riding skills. Quiet, soft hands are critical! You will need to be relaxed and confident around young sports horses and be able to remain calm when working with them. Minimum Requirements Very good riding skills, soft hands, good balance and a quiet seat are essential. We are a close team and appreciate people with a strong work ethic and good sense of humour. You will need to be able to take constructive feedback as part of your on-going training whilst working here.   Accommodation details On site accommodation is available.   Benefits We are members of the Equestrian Employers Association and strive to ensure all our employees are well looked after both professionally and personally Employment contracts provided by us, using the up to date EEA contract creator Opt-in pension plan Health and safety is supervised by an external H&S consultant and reviewed regularly Annual leave is 28 days including bank holidays Opportunities for training and competing  
Job Description *Pets welcomed *Own horse a possibility *Wage above NMW *Riding optional¬† on site accommodation available. ¬† National Hunt/Flat Racing Yard set in around 100 acres of fields and farmland, with fantastic facilities and around 40 horses is looking for a Yard Person for all on the ground duties. Riding optional. ¬† This friendly yard (regulars at the Grand Nationals and with many big wins under their belts), offers the opportunity to take the horses in your care racing. Centrally based and near to such racecourses as; Hereford, Worcester, Warwick, Chepstow and Cheltenham. You would need some prior relevant experience and of course and at the very least must be confident and capable around fit, young thoroughbred horses. You¬†would be expected to work 4 days (1 morning and one weekend every other week.)  
*Negotiable salary with accommodation provided & bills paid *Own horse welcome *1 Dog welcome We are looking for an experienced Groom/Exercise Rider to work alongside 3 other members of staff for a 3* event rider in a professional, fun but busy top level event yard, for the duration of approx 2-4 weeks. This is a role which would suit a hard-working, professional self-starter who ideally has done the job before and who wishes to excel in a professional eventing environment. You should be capable of both sole charge and teamwork, whichever is required on a day to day basis There are 24 horses in total, 12 of whom are ‚Äėhome‚Äô at the moment. A second farm has the mares, foals and young horses up to two years old. Experience with young stock is an asset. The role entails normal stable duties including professional management of competition horses, liaising with vet, farrier, massage and physiotherapy professionals etc. Candidates would be experienced in clipping, trimming, plaiting and turning out for competition, as well as handling fit (though sane!) event horses. Accommodation is very nice with a shared kitchen and lounge with en suite bedrooms. Please contact Caroline & The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description Hunting / Eventing groom required for family (with children¬†aged 10 – 25 years)¬†that regularly hunt with Portman, BV and other hunts and one family member that events during the British Eventing season. ¬† Must be capable of all usual duties to a very high standard, occasional sole charge (although mainly working with Head Groom and other employees), meticulous attention to detail with yard and horse management,¬†HGV would be a bonus.¬†Good people skills and enjoy working with children. Exercising, possible hunting, event groom at times, good turnout, clipping, plaiting. Previous experience is necessary. Hunt horses live out in summer – but some stay in and continue work. Eventing, maintenance work and horse care out of hunt season. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS REQUIRED: Previous relevant experience. Longevity in suitable roles. Excellent references. Start date: November 2020 Holidays: Statutory No. of Horses: 12 horses/ponies Accommodation: 1 bed apartment for single occupancy Days/wk:¬† 5 Driver: Yes¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Own car: Yes HGV: Bonus Pets: Dog Horse: NO (local yard possible) SALARY PACKAGE & Pay Dates: Negotiable depending on experience. ¬£350 – ¬£420 per week FACILITIES: Horse walker/Excellent hacking/excellent equine facilities.    
¬†One of the world’s most successful show jumpers and trainers is now looking for an experienced Groom/Exercise Rider (optional) to add to his team. As an Olympic gold medallist, dual European champion, triple Hickstead Derby winner who has jumped on over 100 Nations Cup teams and won over 50 major Grand Prix this position requires a professional horse person, someone with prior, demonstrable experience of performance horse grooming to a very high level. Competency handling all ages of high-value horses is essential. The employer’s children are now following in their father’s footsteps showing exceptional talent and skill in pony classes (between them they have won several national titles and championships.) You will need to be comfortable in a professional but family situation knowing when to step up and when to step back. There could be exercise riding involved in the role (possibly more over time), but you will need to be a seriously competent rider. Would consider someone from another discipline but would need to be operating at the level described and willing to make the transition with enthusiasm. The Riders spend 90% of the year on the road at events across Europe and America, climbing the ranks and finding special horses to keep this talented family competing at the top level.¬† The yard trains a talented stable of 10 to 15 horses at any given time at the top level of showjumping sport. The support team at home consists of top grooms and managers ensuring the horses are cared for to the highest standard. Each rider and horse are mentored, trained and has shows planned for the development of the combination. A very exciting team to be a part of but would only suit someone happy to embrace the lifestyle and earn their part in the team for this top-level facility. Entirely dependent on experience but competitive and will not be a barrier for the right candidate Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
Job Description Exciting opportunity to join a small boutique stud farm in the heart of the Cotswolds as a Second Person. This a full-time position and you will be required to work every second weekend. Suitable applicants should have experience with handling mares and foals, yearling prep, horses out of training and general maintenance of the stud. Excellent salary and accommodation is available. Start date November/December
*Training available on the ground from this exceptional horseman and his team *Career opportunity for the switched on Job Seeker 🙂 Great opportunity to develop your career as a Groom in the exciting world of rehabilitation, pre-training and the 3* Event world! Accomplished 3-star level eventer, (competes home and abroad), is looking for someone keen to learn and grow. Ideally, you will have previous experience in this type of environment, however, attitudes and an interest in the sport are more important than heavyweight experience for this particular vacancy. Professional, fun team and a busy inclusive environment. The very best of facilities in a quiet but accessible location. Please call Caroline and The Grooms List team on 0203 006 5730 or¬† email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*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 Schockem√∂hle. 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.
*Dog and own horse considered *Fabulous location and facilities *Opportunity to gain HGV license. Job Description We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic groom to join our fun and successful team. The right applicant will be required to carry out all daily tasks involved with our horses – ranging from foals to 4*. The role will involve keeping the yard clean and tidy, turning out horses to a high standard, grooming at training/ competition outings, as well as hacking and fitness work. There is the opportunity to gain HGV license. Minimum Requirements Applicants much be confident dealing with big, fit horses and must be able to ride to a good standard. Experience with young horses would be desired but not essential. Full driving licence and car is needed for this job.
*up to ¬£20,000 per annum *Live in or out (2 bedroom 2 bathroom self-contained onsite with amazing views.) *All bills excluding food and phone included Job Description   We have decided to take on a Deputy Manager position to run alongside our new Yard Manager to assist her and to take charge on days off and holidays.   We are predominantly a dressage yard but also a stud as well, so someone who wants to learn more with us is the perfect candidate. Our horses welfare is of the upmost importance, so a keen eye for detail is necessary to keep our horses in the amazing condition they are. We would prefer live out but live in is also easily a possibility. Minimum Requirements A candidate with a positive can do attitude is a must.¬† Someone who is going to go the extra mile when needed.¬† Someone who has dealt with sport horses. Previous stallion handling is a bonus but by no means expected and we are more than happy to train someone to how we like things.¬† Plaiting for competitions is also a bonus.¬† Working as part of a team and being able to take over when the Yard Manager is away, so the yard runs as smoothly as possible. Also the possibility of coming to shows with us if wanted and capable,   Accommodation details 2 bedroom 2 bathroom self contained flat that has a shared living room and kitchen.¬† onsite with amazing Views and we pay all your household bills excluding food and phone.¬† This is all included in our package.   Benefits Accommodation and associated costs included, enrolment onto state pension scheme, 28 days paid holiday  
Job Description ūüôā Situated in the thoroughbred heartland of Ireland, with easy access to all the main stallion farms, leading veterinary support, as well as road, air and ferry transport routes. ūüôā Yearling Sales Prep opportunity at a well established Irish Stud for a hard-working person with a good level of horsemanship. Previous experience of sales prep an advantage, but not essential. The successful candidate will be able to handle yearling colts and work well in a busy industrious team. For less experienced Stud Hands this is an opportunity to gain experience. 350 acres of prime stud land with top-class facilities such as the modern American Barns, Horse Walker, Lunge Rings and Stud Railing throughout. Vehicles available for you to drive so own car isn’t essential. Immediate start possible (Covid-19 restrictions allowing).   Accommodation details Onsite accommodation is available if required. Utility bills paid.   Benefits Salary will vary depending on experience. Opportunity for further training. Car/s available to use if you don’t have a car. Free accommodation with utility bills paid. Competitive salary. Other employment opportunities are available. Permanent positions are also available.
*¬£360-¬£450 depending on experience and qualifications plus accommodation & bills *Own horse welcomed *1 Dog welcomed We are looking for an experienced Groom/Exercise Rider to work alongside 3 other members of staff for a 3* event rider in a professional, fun but busy top level event yard. This is a role which would suit a hard-working, professional self-starter who ideally has done the job before and who wishes to excel in a professional eventing environment. You should be capable of both sole charge and teamwork, whichever is required on a day to day basis There are 24 horses in total, 12 of whom are ‚Äėhome‚Äô at the moment. A second farm has the mares, foals and young horses up to two years old. Experience (and interest) with young stock is an asset as the team, most years will back two or three young horses over the winter. The role entails normal stable duties including professional management of competition horses, liaising with vet, farrier, massage and physiotherapy professionals etc. Candidates would be experienced in clipping, trimming, plaiting and turning out for competition, as well as handling fit (though sane!) event horses. There will be travel to events at home and abroad planned when things return to normal so a lorry driver is ideal, although not essential. Accommodation is very nice with a shared kitchen and lounge with en suite bedrooms. Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
* Negotiable depending on experience but very competitive*Shared accommodation on site(would consider live-out) Experienced stud hand required to work with the rest of the team. This would be during yearling prep initially and then general stud duties after the sales season and is a year-round position, not seasonal. A team approach to typical stud work with associated stud hours ie: sometimes quiet and other times round the clock eg: foaling season. Tractor/lorry driving is welcomed but not essential Mares and foals/young stock/ racehorses all kept and some sales prep required etc. TB experience essential and ideally gained on a thoroughbred stud. Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com Please note call Caroline & the Team will be ‚Äėscreening‚Äô suitable applicants between 9-2pm . Pls could call us during those times on 0203 006 573. Please make sure your job seeker profile is up to date and that you have a current CV attached. We look forward to speaking with you then about this super opportunity 🙂 C x
*5-day week *¬£22 – ¬£24K pa depending on experience *Great career opportunity BD approved competition centre & Dressage yard requires a professional, motivated, team member to take responsibility for the care and management of a range of horses including dressage horses, mares & foals, yearlings and other young stock. We have excellent facilities including 2 arenas and private gallops. The yard aims to produce high-class horses and ponies for dressage. We have enjoyed numerous successes at Futurity, Young pony classes and elite foal tours. Several Windmill youngsters have qualified for the BEF Equine pathway. As a private family yard, someone with a sense of fun who enjoys dogs and horses and children would be most welcome! Minimum Requirements We are looking for someone who can offer the following, or is committed to learning aspects of the role. You MUST be an experienced groom as we require a high level of care for all our horses and participation in all yard duties is part of the job. Skilled management of fit competition horses Skilled management of mares and foals, including participating in stud duties during the breeding season Skilled management of colts Skilled lunging, bandaging and plaiting skills required. Equine first aid skills Confident to hack and ride gallops ‚Äď this is the minimum level of riding required. Experience in backing young horses, or a willingness to learn. Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with the team and professional visitors Ability to work 5 days per week including 1 weekend day Accommodation details regretfully we cannot offer accommodation or your own horse, but the job will involve riding. Benefits We offer you a competitive salary and 5 weeks A/L plus bank holidays. We will take your professional development seriously and you will be offered the opportunity to develop your skills through coaching, NVQ or equivalent.  
Working alongside Caroline, who has approaching 20 years Equine sales and Marketing and Recruitment experience – This is a unique and fabulous career opportunity with chance to develop the role for the right person. Looking for a self-employed, enthusiastic, organised and ambitious individual to join the Grooms List Team. Previous sales and/or recruitment experience ideal but not essential (training provided) BUT what is essential is the following: Max 30 minutes from SG17, Bedfordshire Equestrian knowledge Written, verbal and telephone communication skills Social media awareness Own PC and general PC skills (word, excel, outlook etc) Results-driven, focussed personality Initial commitment after training of 20 hours pw. Possibility of some working from home. Please email your CV and a covering letter to caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com in the first instance. CLOSING DATE 21st August 2020
*Family with child welcome *Single people also welcomed (shared accomm)*Dogs and pets welcome *Room for one horse *Salaries totally negotiable from ¬£23,400pa plus 2-bed accomm. Fabulous and unusual opportunity for a lovely, long term lifestyle position. Kind, professional, country & animal-loving couple or 2 single people required for this unique position. This is a quiet and remote location so you will need to be self-sufficient and enjoy such circumstances and you will need to possess a flexible attitude to the role. These jobs entail sole charge of a smallholding/farm in a beautiful location with 5 heavy horses and various other farm animals ie: cows, sheep /goats/cats/poultry(rare breeds bred). You must be capable and experienced with using initiative and taking sole charge and experienced in carriage driving (min pairs or ploughing) and both able to ride also for hacking and showing. Capable and confident handler also essential as 18-month-old colt kept, (intended to become a stallion) as well as various other heavy horses mares/geldings of all ages…but all big. You will need to know what you are doing!¬† ūüôā Ideally licensed to drive an 11/12t lorry and used to transporting horses and all the paraphernalia required or you will be contracted to gain your HGV within a certain time period post-employment. See¬† https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/driving-goods-vehicles-car-driving-licence & https://thegroomslist.co.uk/get-an-hgv-licence/ ¬†¬†¬†¬† Day to day yard management required with no heavy maintenance duties, (others employed for that). Horses 80% ūüôā Other animals 15% ūüôā Maintenance 5%. Some showing and shows attended where you would be required to drive the horses to the venue, care for the horses at the venue, possibly show the horses if you are capable. Quiet, peaceful hacking available. Salary negotiable from ¬£400/¬£450pw pp depending on skills, qualifications and experience (including 2-bed accommodation).   Please contact Caroline & The Team on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com ¬† ¬†        
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, 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‚Äôs license, and a tractor license would be a bonus. Able to drive a Radlader and show ability to recognize when ‚Äėodd-jobs‚Äô need doing. Please note that we are a specialized training stables and work only with young horses, some experience with horses would be useful but not essential. You will be required to complete general handyman tasks around the yard, keeping the premises clean and tidy. Being able to step in and help when needed and occasionally.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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.  
PLEASE NOTE, FOR THIS VACANCY,¬† WE WILL¬†ONLY¬†ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM JOB SEEKERS WITH: A CURRENT CV ATTACHED TO A CURRENT JOB SEEKER PROFILE Job Description *Upwards of ¬£500pw depending on experience + pool money & bonuses paid *Friendly working atmosphere *Pets welcomed *Accommodation available/partner could be accommodated National Hunt¬† yard looking to recruit Riders and or Rider:Grooms for upcoming season. Friendly working atmosphere and fabulous location with the best of facilities. Minimum Requirements Friendly working atmosphere and a fabulous location with the best of facilities awaits. You must be confident and experienced in handling and riding TB’s. This would suit a professional NH/Flat Racing Groom & Rider with excellent references. Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com Accommodation details On site accommodation options single/shared/with partner ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a fabulous opportunity for competent and capable riders to get a lot of saddle time on a professional yard with quality horses and be very well remunerated and looked after as part of a professional Team.¬†   Please call Caroline & the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*Package totally negotiable for someone with desired skills, experience & qualifications * Well appointed house available for couples *HGV essential Lovely, long term job for a single person or a working couple. Position (s) suited to experienced and competent person(s) for a position on a family yard with top competition standards and where they are used to competing at the highest levels. This family-run show jumping yard in Warwickshire needs an experienced Groom(s)/Exercise Rider(s) to work alongside other full and part-time staff in caring for 14 stable kept horses – a mix of show jumpers and children‚Äôs ponies. All usual duties. Youngstock and retired horses also kept in the field so will need to be used to handling young stock. Two children in the family so must be a child, friendly person. Friendly and fun family. The role includes some all usual yard work home but away at shows too to professional standards. Team player essential. Some weekends so flexibility required. On-site accommodation provided (not shared, could be a house for a couple or a flat). Please call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730/07747 686118 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com      
Salary 8.5 Euros/negotiable dependent on experience with no food/accommodation or utilities to pay. You will need some experience grooming competition horses One of the Most Professional SJ yards in the world – Learn your trade with the best and secure your Grooming future with a hands on job. All you need is a passport and an adventurous spirit! Enthusiasm and dedication to work along side the best horses, riders and horse people.This opportunity would be GREAT FUN and a second to none experience which would guarantee your career anywhere you chose in the future both home and abroad. A rare insight into world class horses, world class facilities and a truly remarkable experience for any groom seriously interested in getting to the top of their game. Whilst there are considerable opportunities for advancement and promotion possibilities if you wish to remain in Germany. ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!¬†   Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com
*Salary IRO 1800 euros *All accommodation and food provided *Seasonal position with far reaching CV improving benefits! This world class service station and stud is looking for experienced stud hands for the forthcoming season to be based in Muhlen, Germany. Some prior experience important as some serious unmatched warmblood breeding stock is involved in this operation names such as¬†¬†Balou¬†du¬†Rouet, whose offspring‚Äôs prize money makes millions plus Sandro¬†Hit plus stallions F√ľrstenball, 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 M√ľhlen 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! 🙂 ūüôā Caroline’s comments ūüôā This is a commercial environment where the opportunity to learn is awesome but not for anyone who gets homesick or doesn’t feel comfortable in the commercial end of the horse world. The horses you will encounter are world class and it will certainly add to the breadth and depth of anyone’s experience. Fast paced and exciting in so many ways. A real ‘one off experience’ to add to the CV!¬†   Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com  
Job Description In 1992, Paul Schockem√∂hle, 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 ‚ÄúStern-Buchholz‚ÄĚ site is outside the gates of the state capital Schwerin. The team headed by Birgit Brands√§tter and Paulo Castro here is responsible for breaking in all the horses, as well as for the further training of the dressage horses and the preparation of the colts for licensing.   Accommodation details The stud’s own apartments, modern and practically furnished, give you affordable living space near your place of work and make it easier for you to form and strengthen social relationships even after you finish work. On request, you will be served breakfast and lunch in the stud‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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.  
*Major Career opportunity 🙂 *Lots of riding available * Training available on the ground and in the saddle from an exceptional horseman and his Head Rider*Soonest start *Package to ¬£360pw plus accommodation ¬† Great opportunity to develop your career in the exciting world of pro 3* Eventing, thoroughbred pretraining, showjumping and rehabilitation. This is a rare chance to work alongside and learn from a well-respected horseman established at the highest level and who is now looking for someone keen to learn and grow.¬† ¬† This is primarily a Riders role though you will be expected to pitch in with Grooming duties as and when required. Attitudes and an interest in the sport are more important than heavyweight experience, but you must be a capable rider willing to sit on younger TB horses who have been started and ‚Äėridden away‚Äô by others. Reliability, energy and interest in the sport essential. ¬† Professional, fun team and a busy inclusive environment. The very best of facilities in a quiet but accessible location. max 10 stones in weight/ability to handle/help back and break & ride youngstock essential (all done with care, time and intelligence) ¬† Please call Caroline on 0203 006 5730 or email caroline@carolinecarterrecruitment.com

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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
Meppershall
Bedfordshire
SG17 5LU

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

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