Private Show-jumping Yard looking for a General Home / Show groom
We are looking for a home/show groom who works to a high standard, is conscientious, uses their own initiative and cares about the horses and the yard where they work. You would need to be able to work as part of a small team, be confident in handling young and fit competition horses at home, day shows, stay away shows both National and International and on occasions you may need to be on sole charge.
The role involves all general horse care and yard duties such as stables, nets, feeds, keeping the yard clean, tidy, presentable, and the cleaning of tack to a high standard.
The daily care and grooming of the horses, tacking and untacking of the horses, finishing them off after work.
Ideally you will be competent at clipping, plaiting, etc. We also have a Horse Walker, Vitafloor machine and a dry treadmill to which training will be given these are used on a daily basis.
You will need to be organised and turn out the horses to a high standard.
Riding is available for the right person.
This is a full-time role which will be 5 to 5.5 days per week where one of those days must be a weekend.
Salary is competitive and will be paid dependent upon experience with 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays) Live in is available to the right person and /or an option for your own horse to be stabled with us sorry no Pets. There is the opportunity to receive training and coaching as rider is UKCC level 2 coach, was selected on Step Up to Gold Programme 2017/18 and recently selected on to Young Professionals Programme 2018/2019 with BSJA and BEF.