Groom / Yard Manager – Event Yard – Gloucestershire

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Full-time live-in groom / yard manager required for a top event rider based near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. To care for four quality horses - ranging from 2* to 4*. The rider combines eventing with a busy family life, so an experienced and competent groom is required. Role includes all normal yard duties, plus hacking out and fast work on the gallops, so capable rider preferred. Competition grooming at one and three-day events also included with opportunity to travel internationally to events. The rider also has weekly training with top trainers. Must be able to clip, plait and turnout to a high standard, and perform basic first aid. Applicants should also be highly organised, able to take sole-charge on occasions and happy working on their own initiative. Previous eventing experience required, although experience from other spheres also welcome. Current HGV licence or willingness to take the test required. 5.5 day week. On-site accommodation provided in a two-bed cottage.Well-behaved dog / cat and partner all welcome, unfortunately no room for a horse. Current groom of three years highly recommends. Top pay for the right person. A brilliant opportunity to work with a small team of quality competition horses in a beautiful setting!

For full details and to apply, contact Sarah at Equine Elite Recruitment - / 07907 794196.