Sole-charge groom – Family Yard – Surrey

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Sole-charge groom - Family Yard - Surrey
Surrey, United Kingdom
Accommodation Available?
Own horse welcome?
Pets welcome?


Full-time groom required on a private family-run estate near Guildford, Surrey. To take sole-charge care of three ponies and one horse. Role includes all normal yard duties, plus exercising - lunging and riding (hacking, light schooling etc). As there are ponies to work, weight limit of around 10 stone. Must be competent and confident running a small yard to the highest of standards and able to communicate effectively with the yard owners, other staff as well as visiting trainers, vets and farriers. Must be highly organised, have good attention to detail and happy working with well-behaved children. Ability to clip, plait, bandage and turnout to a high standard essential. HGV licence a bonus, but not essential. Appointed candidate will be required to attend training / competitors / events with the children and assist with their ponies. 5.5 days per week, including some weekends. Full DBS check and reference will be required.  Lovely stables and facilities in a beautiful location with a dream salary for the right candidate as well as the possibility of live-in accommodation. Live-out candidates with their own transport also welcome to apply. Own horse and well-behaved dog a possibility. Would suit an experienced groom looking for a long-term role on a small family yard run to professional standards.