Filo Horses- Apprentice Groom

Location: Liddinton, nr Swindon
Position Available: Coming soon-  Apprentice Groom
Age: 16+
Live in available? accommodation available.
Weekly wage: Apprentice Minimum Wage
Working week: Details to follow
Course: City & Guilds Level 2/ Level 3 Diploma in Horse Care & Management
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Mackenzie Bond

About the yard: Filo Horses is a friendly livery / competition yard based in Liddington near Swindon. We offer various types of livery tailored to individual needs. Filo Horses was established nearly 6 years ago and is now home to 32 horses.
We are based on a large arable farm in Liddington and have access across the farm estate, situated in the heart of the gorgeous Wiltshire countryside, close to the Downs and Ridgeway Path. This enables keen hackers to ride out on and off road for hours at a time at will, with some spectacular views and wildlife to see and explore.

Vacancy Description: Details to follow

Future Prospects: Details to follow

Skills Required: Previous horse handling and riding experience required

Personal Qualities: Enthusiasm, reliability, punctuality, commitment to high standards of horse Welfare, desire to learn

Qualifications Required: none required

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

Camilla Furno- Apprentice Groom/Rider

Location: Cheltenham
Position Available:  Coming soon- Apprentice Groom/ Rider
Age: 16+
Live in available? No
Weekly wage: Apprentice Minimum wage
Working week: details to follow
Course: City & Guilds Level 2/ Level 3 Diploma in Horse Care & Management
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by: Camilla Furno

About the yard: The yard is a small private yard which has a variety of horses/ponies the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with. This includes: eventers, general pony club/riding club liveries, young stock and mares and foals.

Vacancy Description: To follow

Future Prospects: Training encouraged towards BHS exams

Skills Required: Basic Horse handling skills, riding skills an advantage. Honest, fun, reliable with good time keeping skills 

Personal Qualities:Enthusiastic, willing to work as part of a team

 

Qualifications Required: none required

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

Summerhouse – Apprentice at Summerhouse Prestige Academy

Summerhouse Prestige Academy

The Summerhouse Prestige Academy

Location: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre
Position Available: Apprentice at Summerhouse Prestige Academy
Age: 16+
Live in available? Yes (charges apply)
Weekly wage: £105.00 (Apprenticeship Wage)
Working week: 4 day week allowing you time for private training/study/competitions
Total hours per week: 30.00
Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care or 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 Prestige Academy is dedicated to training and developing talented young riders and grooms who have the potential to succeed to a high level in the future.
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: As part of the Prestige Academy you will take part in every aspect of our centre whilst you are working towards your qualification.
•Opportunity to bring your own horse with you and receive a tailored training program for you and your horse
•Work alongside a very exciting team of competition horses
•Train with Sara Gallop – International Dressage Rider and Trainer
•Train with Rachel Gallop – International Show Jump Rider and Trainer
•Train and observe training with the industry’s best, such as Carl Hester, MBE – British Dressage rider competing at Olympic level & Charlotte Dujardin, CBE – British Dressage rider. The most successful British dressage rider in the history of the sport and the winner of all major titles and world records in the sport! Also Rowland Fernyhough Olympic Show Jumper and Julie Andrews International Show Jumper
•Opportunity to attend top competitions, in the UK and abroad
•Opportunity to compete your own horse at Summerhouse shows – BS, BD, Eventers challenge and showing.

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

Skills Required: Competent in horse care and handling a variety of horses. Competent riding in walk, trot and canter in all three paces, with and without stirrups. Able to jump a course of fences of at least 2’6”. Some understanding of working a horse in outline is preferable

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

Qualifications Required: Equine qualifications to Diploma/BHS Level 2 (if wanting to complete Level 3) Industry experience will be taken into account if no qualifications are held

You can download our Summerhouse Prestige Academy Prospectus 2017 here

To apply to the Prestige Academy, please email your full Equine CV & Covering Letter to Irma Sutton via isutton@summerhouseec.co.uk

Summerhouse – Apprentice at Summerhouse Equine Academy

Summerhouse Equine Academy

Summerhouse Equine Academy

Location: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre
Position Available: Apprentice at Summerhouse Equine Academy
Age: 16+
Live in available? Yes (charges apply)
Weekly wage: £105.00 (Apprenticeship Wage)
Working week: 4 day week allowing you time for private training/study/competitions
Total hours per week: 30.00
Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care or 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: As part of the Prestige Academy you will take part in every aspect of our centre whilst you are working towards your qualification.
•Opportunity to bring your own horse with you and receive a tailored training program for you and your horse
•Work alongside a very exciting team of competition horses
•Train with Sara Gallop – International Dressage Rider and Trainer
•Train with Rachel Gallop – International Show Jump Rider and Trainer
•Train and observe training with the industry’s best, such as Carl Hester, MBE – British Dressage rider competing at Olympic level & Charlotte Dujardin, CBE – British Dressage rider. The most successful British dressage rider in the history of the sport and the winner of all major titles and world records in the sport! Also Rowland Fernyhough Olympic Show Jumper and Julie Andrews International Show Jumper
•Opportunity to attend top competitions, in the UK and abroad
•Opportunity to compete your own horse at Summerhouse shows – BS, BD, Eventers challenge and showing.

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: You will need to be confident in walk, trot and canter, preferably with and without stirrups, some jumping experience is an advantage. You need basic stable management skills in mucking out, grooming and tacking up.

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 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

You can download our Summerhouse Equine Academy Prospectus 2017 here

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

Hinton Equestrian- Apprentice Dressage Rider/ Groom

Location: Hinton Equestrian, Chippenham
Position Available:Apprentice Dressage Rider/ Groom
Age: 16+
Live in available? yes
Weekly wage: £140
Working week:Will include some weekend work
Total hours per week: 40

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

About the yard:Professional dressage rider Alice Peternell – owner of competition and livery yard.

Vacancy Description:This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible

Training in yard operations and horse care – leading horses to fields or walker, mucking out, field maintenance, horse grooming, clipping, tack cleaning.

Subject to experience and competence, hacking horses, helping to train/back youngsters, and other aspects of riding as experience permits.

Apprenticeship includes training by Alice Peternell, keep of own horse, accommodation if desired.

Every effort is made to take apprentices to competitions and to support them in participating on their own horses.

Future Prospects:Possible advancement to head groom subject to aptitude and vacancy arising. A recent issue of Horse & Hound showed one of our former apprentices on the front cover and news of two others inside. It’s a proven launch-pad for a rewarding equestrian career.

Skills Required:
•Basic horse handling skills
•Good riding skills is a bonus

Personal Qualities:
•Reliable
•Enthusiastic
•Team worker
•Can work on own initiative

Qualifications Required:None required

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

Lyne House Livery- Yard assistant/groom

Location: Lyne House Livery, Newent
Position Available:Equine yard assistant/groom
Age: 16+
Live in available? no
Weekly wage: £105
Working week:30 hours in shift pattern to include weekends
Course:City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 in Work Based Horse Care
Training Provided by: Summerhouse Equestrian & Training Centre LLP
Training supported by:Genevieve Wilkes

About the yard:Lyne House Livery is a large livery/ competition yard. Lyne house Livery has a tight knit crew, so there is always a feeling of teamwork and high spirits on the yard. Lyne House Livery is owned by Genevieve & Sam Wilkes, who established the livery business after having horses on livery themselves. Genevieve & Sam have been at Lyne House Farm since July 2007, where they designed the yard and facilities to provide a top class livery service for the competitive rider. Genevieve’s experience of over 25 years working with, riding and competing a huge variety of horses ensure extremely high standards.

Vacancy Description:Lyne House Livery are looking to recruit an Apprentice Stable Yard Assistant/ Groom to work in their busy livery/ competition stables in Newent near Gloucester.
You will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills within the Equine Industry. Applicants will be expected to take on yard duties and care of the horses in the day to day working of a busy stable yard. These may include; mucking out, tack cleaning, turning out, bringing in, feeding, grooming, checking fields.
There is also the opportunity to travel to competitions and be a part of the team. The ability to turn out to a high standard is an advantage.
The ideal candidate must be confident, be able to work in a team & have riding experience. Your working days will be varied and will include weekends.
Other opportunities for the right candidate may include; young stock training from halter breaking to backing, competing & assistance with breeding stock.
Wage is negotiable depending on experience

Future Prospects:Opportunity for a permanent position for the right candidate.

Skills Required:Basic Horse care experience is essential.
Riding experience is desirable but not essential.Competition experience, both ridden and grooming is desirable but not essential.

Personal Qualities:The prospective candidate must have a good work ethic and be willing to work in all weather conditions. They must be reliable and be able to work as part of a team. The ability to deal with stressful situations is important as horses can be unpredictable.

Qualifications Required:Equine qualifications and GCSEs (or equivalent) beneficial but not essential.

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