Location: Tenbury Wells
Position Available: Apprentice Groom
Age: 16+
Live in available? no
Weekly wage: £148.00
Working week: 4 week days and one weekend day, 8-5 pm Hours can be discussed during interview  Total hours per week: 40.00

Course: City & Guilds Diploma Level 2/3 in Work Based Horse Care
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Sue and Rosie Thomas


About the yard:

Grafton Farm is a family run business. Situated on a 300 acre working farm and B.H.S approved riding centre, livery and competition yard. Riding lessons are available for the beginner to the more experienced riders. Excellent hacking / trekking through stunning countryside. Full size outdoor and indoor riding arenas to suit all weathers.

Rosie Thomas competes in eventing , show jumping and dressage.

Vacancy Description:

Grafton farm are looking for someone to help them look after their riding school, livery and competition horses.

Daily tasks include:

  • Getting horses ready for lessons or for competition rider,
  • Assisting with lessons,
  • Tack cleaning,
  • Keeping the yard tidy,
  • Turnout and catching in horses,
  • Getting horses ready for competition,
  • Lunging,
  • Occasionally help with mucking out.
  • There may be opportunity to ride for the right candidate


Future Prospects: Opportunity for a full time position for the right candidate

Skills Required:

Basic horse handling experience. Riding skills optional

Personal Qualities:

You must be fit as there is a lot of walking during turnout and bringing horses from the fields!  Reliable, hardworking

Qualifications Required: None required

To apply for this role, please email your full Equine CV & Covering Letter to Irma Sutton via isutton@summerhouseequestrian.com

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