Dream Job ! Rider Groom – Private Yard (766)


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Thetford, United Kingdom
Accommodation Available?
Own horse welcome?
Pets welcome?


Job Outline: 

  • Join our team as a Rider / Groom for 15 leisure/sports horses for a large private family and young children
  • This is a professional yard with top class facilities, arenas, stabling, yards, turn out paddocks
  • Our horses are a mix of Welsh, Connemarra and TBs. All well-schooled and bomb proof
  • The role is to join a team that runs 15 horses for a family who have extended family visit to ride during the summer months at the Chobham yard. The rest of the year is exercising and schooling the horses at the Thetford yard

Tasks and Activities:

  • Assist with lessons for beginners and supervising rides for more experienced riders
  • Riding school work including exercising leisure/sports horses for competition
  • Carrying out routine duties including mucking out, feeding and grooming horses within the stud

Work Experience/Educational Requirements:

  • Riding school experience/good experience with children; for ponies 14h to 16h
  • Excellent rider, flat work, jumping, assisting riders and competition work
  • Enthusiastic but with a professional approach, polite and respectful
  • Confident with good communication skills
  • As this is a private family, confidentiality is absolutely essential
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and flexible to meet the demands of the family as and when required
  • Previous work with children and/or families
  • Monday to Saturday (40 hours per week), evenings and weekends as required

Additional information:

  • Salary Circa £21,500 with accommodation and a generous benefits package to include BUPA and 5% contributory pension
  • Please submit your CV by email and include your height and weight
  • Job to start immediately