Apprentice Groom at Hannah Taylor

  • Location: Bath
    Position Available: Apprentice groom
    Age: 16+
    Live in available? No. Please check your travel arrangements and distance before you apply
    Weekly wage: £138.75
    Working week: 5 days a week, one day at the weekend and one weekday off 8.30 am to 5pm 1 Hour lunch.  Total hours per week: 37.50Course: Intermediate or Advanced Apprenticeship in Work Based Horse Care
    Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
    Training supported by: Hannah Taylor

    About the yard:

    Large yard consisting of full Liveries, breaking liveries and a large turnover of Irish imported horses, we produce quality horses and ponies for sale.

    Vacancy Description:

    Livery/breaking/dealing yard looking for a motivated, trustworthy and dedicated member of staff.

    Job will include all yard duties:

    • Mucking out
    • Lunging
    • Riding
    • Tacking up
    • Grooming
    • Turning out horses etc.

    Must be keen to ride different types of horses. This is a great opportunity to join a fun team. We have horses ranging from Cobs to eventers, 4 year olds to older horses

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

    Skills Required: Basic horse handling skills. Confident rider in all 3 paces and over a jump on a variety of horses

    Personal Qualities: Hardworking, reliable and happy!

    Qualifications Required: none

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

     

     

 

Apprentice Groom at David Freeman

Location: Kidderminster
Position Available: Apprentice groom
Age: 16+
Live in available? No. Please check your travel arrangements and distance before you apply
Weekly wage: £129
Working week: Monday to Friday, occasional weekends. 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1 hour for lunch.  Total hours per week: 35.00

Course: Intermediate or Advanced Apprenticeship in Work Based Horse Care
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: David Freeman

 

About the yard:

Livery yard, offering full and part livery. We also buy quality horses to bring on, compete and sell in the future. Facilities include:

  • All year round turnout with top quality grass
  • 20m x 40m All Weather Ménage with Show Jumps
  • Brilliant Hacking onto the Wyre Forest and Farmland
  • Indoor and Outdoor Stabling

Vacancy Description:

We are looking for a motivated person to join our team and help with the daily care of our own and our livery horses.

Daily duties consist of all general yard duties, including feeding, watering, mucking out, turning out as well as riding for the right person.

Future Prospects: Possibility of permanent job on completion of Apprenticeship for the right candidate

Skills Required: Basic horse handling skills, work experience with horses preferred. Riding skills is a bonus

Personal Qualities: Self motivated, Able to think for yourself

Qualifications Required: none

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

 

 

Apprentice Groom/ yard assistant at Foxcote Livery Yard

Location: Foxcote Livery yard, Cheltenham
Position Available: Apprentice Groom/ yard assistant
Age: 16+
Live in available? no
Weekly wage: £111.00
Working week: 5 days, Mon-Fri 8-2 pm, some weekends as role develops, 1/2 hour lunch, 2 x 15 mins break. Total hours per week: 30.00

Course: City & Guilds Diploma Level 2/3 in Work Based Horse Care
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Sarah Everitt

About the yard:

A small, friendly riding school and livery yard based in the heart of the Cotswolds

Vacancy Description:

We are looking for someone to help with the daily running of the yard.

Duties include;

Mucking and skipping out, Grooming, Tacking up, Tack cleaning, Riding ( depending on ability), General yard duties,Assisting with some lessons

 

Future Prospects: To gain coaching qualifications, higher Horse Management

Skills Required:

Must have basic knowledge and be comfortable handling and working with horses

Personal Qualities:

Competent, confident, polite, listens to instructions, self motivated, showing initiative

Qualifications Required: None required

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

Apprentice Groom/Rider/Instructor at Clevedon Riding Centre

Location: Clevedon
Position Available: Apprentice Groom/ Rider/ Instructor
Age: 16+
Live in available? no
Weekly wage: £148.00
Working week: 40 hours: 5 day week 8.30 – 5pm 1 day at weekend 1 late evening

Course: City & Guilds Diploma Level 2/3 in Work Based Horse Care
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Sandra Manners

 

About the yard:

Professionally run equestrian centre catering for all aspects of the industry established 44 years. Our main activity is riding school where we have a wide variety of forward going horses and ponies. We also have a Sport horse Stud, Livery yard and produce competition horses from birth to competing in Dressage, Showjumping and eventing. Our lessons cater for all abilities and ages from the beginner, keen novice to the more experienced rider we also offer livery services. We pride ourselves on our standard of horse care and management which is of prime importance to the owner who has competed 4* level eventing and specialises in eventing and correctly schooling and rehabilitating horses to a high standard. As a BHS approved yard we are a centre of excellence for horse, rider and young professionals entering the industry. Facilities include indoor and large outdoor arenas..

Vacancy Description:

  • We are looking for a local person who has had experience in a yard. All general yard duties including exercising horses, grooming & clipping.
  • Assisting with teaching clients and the breaking and training of young Sport horses.
  • Grooming at competitions.
  • Opportunity to compete if talented enough.
  • Training available in all areas.
  • High work ethic and client friendly individual sought.

 

Future Prospects: This position will enable the right person to be a groom/ Instructor or rider

Skills Required:

  • Previous riding and horse care experience is required
  • Must like horses and caring for them

 

Personal Qualities:

  • Good attitude and work ethic
  • Must be fit and healthy to cope with physical aspect of the job

 

Qualifications Required: None required

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

Apprentice Groom at Grafton Farm Riding Centre

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

Advanced Apprentice at Summerhouse E&TC

Location: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre
Position Available: Advanced Apprentice at Summerhouse Equine Academy

Age: 16-18
Live in available? No
Weekly wage: £111(Apprenticeship Wage)
Working week:  Wed to Sat 8-5, 30 mins lunch and 2 x 15 mins break am and pm
Total hours per week: 30.00
Course: City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Horse Care & Management
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP

About the Academy: Summerhouse Equine Academy will give you all round, work based experience and knowledge to gain a career in the Equine Industry. During the course you will be working towards a Diploma in Work Based Horse Care and Functional Skills qualifications as well as gaining experience in each part of the business, such as the Riding School, Competition yard, Reception and the Show department.
Summerhouse was founded in 1978 as a family business, run by Helen, Sara & Rachel Gallop based in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Summerhouse is highly commended by the British Horse Society and is one of the UK’s leading equestrian centres, with a grade one Ofsted outstanding accreditation. We strive to provide inspiring all-round equestrian based training – We do our utmost to deliver personalised service to all of our clients, making your visit unique and exclusive. Helen is CEO and a partner in Summerhouse. Helen holds her BHSI certificate and has competed at advanced level in Horse Trials, Show Jumping and Dressage. Helen’s time is spent working with the senior management team to oversee the running of Summerhouse, including the financial and Health & Safety aspect, along with supporting both daughters Rachel & Sara Gallop. Sara and Rachel share the role of Centre Manager here at Summerhouse, along with fulfilling the role of Advanced Instructors. Sara is an International Grand Prix Dressage Rider & Trainer, and is in training with Carl Hester MBE & Charlotte Dujardin CBE. Rachel is an International Grand Prix Show Jump Rider & Trainer and is in training with Rowland Fernyhough, Julie Andrews & Adrian Whiteway. Sara and Rachel are very committed to the training of their young horses and have an exciting string of future prospects with horses training between national & International young horse classes to Grand Prix in both Dressage and Show Jumping.

Vacancy Description: We are looking for a motivated person to join our team on our busy yard. You will take part in all general jobs; mucking out,feeding, grooming, tacking up, turning out as well as help out with shows and BHS exams as required. You will have regular training weekly, including riding or coaching lessons with our fabulous school horses. There is opportunity to observe high level training by Sara and Rachel Gallop and the opportunity for competent people to help out with our own competition horses and liveries or in our therapy centre, help to train our new school horses or learn how to teach

Future Prospects: Possibility to join our Riding School team, this could be on the yard, as an instructor or part of the event or competition team

Skills Required: BHS or Diploma Level 2 or equivalent industry experience

Personal Qualities: Team player, able to fit into a large team, excellent communication skills, committed to the job and your training, punctual and self motivated.

Qualifications Required: Basic Math and Communication Skills (a GCSE A-C or 4 or above in Math and English is an advantage, but not a requirement, as we have specialist tutors available). Industry experience will be taken into account if no qualifications are held

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