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/ 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 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