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The Job

Job No
114900
Status
Looking
Title
Trail Ride Guide And Working Student/Assistant Instructor
Type
Groom-General; Instructor; Rider-English; Rider-Western; Summer Camp; Working Student; Au Pair/Groom; Stable Lad/Lass; Trainee;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
neg qualification + anticipated period of tenure
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
11/17/2012
Updated
2/24/2014
Expires
1 year ago
Views
3,150

Requirements

Strong, fit and hardworking. Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions - sometimes we get very hot days in summer. It can be quite cold in winter.

Required Key Skills

Riding; First-Aid; Equine First-Aid; Schooling; Teaching; Sole Charge; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Riding School; Trekking; Working with children;

Accommodation

Accomodation provided with the family in the farm house. Basic but comfortable.

Job Benefits

Opportunity to train with Level 2 coach and train towards instructor qualification. Lots of bush riding with local wild kangaroos.

The Facility

40 stables, indoor menage, outdoor jumping arena, training cross-country course, bush riding and trails.

Tags

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