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  • WORKING STUDENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

    2 positions available for enthusiastic competent people wishing to gain more experience in the showjumping & Stud Farm sector. One position to start by end of October 2014, Other student position can start in December 2014 if preferable. Both recommended for a minimum of six months.

  • Private Yard seeking experienced groom

    Country loving groom required for private yard, owners horses and staff horses only. Applicant must be reliable, conscientious, hard working, dedicated and trustworthy. Duties include: mucking out, grooming, tack cleaning, turning horses in and out etc. Stabled horses, with all duties shared between grooms. Own horse welcome, ample opportunity to ride him/her. Shared centrally heated cottage accommodation. 5.5 day week - full time. Standard holiday entitlement.

Are you interested to train your riding skills with a 5x Olympic + 5 WEG Eventing Rider? This is an oppurtunity. I'm looking for students who want to improve their riding skills. As return for private lessons from myself and an experianced dressage/eventingrider, you help me to run my yard. That means helping to clean the stalls and tack. Turning horses in-out fields+turn on-of walker. Use of H2O treatment, equisage. Hacking + riding dressage, condition training. Breaking in young horses. Going along to competitions & clinics. I can offer free live in, 3 free meals a day. There's also a possibility to bring your own horse. Kind regards, Karin Donckers www.karindonckers.com

The Job

Job No
116223
Status
Looking
Title
Working Student
Type
Groom-General; Rider-Dressage; Rider-3 Day Event; Working Couple/Team; Working Student; Head Groom; Groom-Eventing; Groom-Competition; Volunteer;
Work type
Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
private lessons, 3 meals a day, lodging
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
7/29/2014
Expires
in 4 days
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614

The Employer

Employer No
100079
Name
Karin Donckers
Website
http://www.karindonckers.com
Location
Hoogstraten, Antwerpen, Belgium BE flag
Facility type
Eventing; Private; Riding School; Training;

Requirements

Common sense essential. Hard working, willing to learn, happy possitive attitude with good organisation wanted. Must be capable of riding/working fit horses and capable to work in a team with other students.

Required Key Skills

Riding; First-Aid; Equine First-Aid; Handling Youngstock; Schooling; Lunging; Bandaging; Plaiting; Trim/Pull; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Dressage; Flatwork;

Accommodation

There is a self contained house with 5 bedrooms: livingroom; kitchen; bathroom; TV; internet acces. Every night you eat a warm meal with myself, parents and all the students. Family athmosphere.

Job Benefits

Possibility to bring own horse. Free live in, free meals.

The Facility

Professional eventing yard with up to 40 stables, fields, walker, treadmill, outdoor + indoor arena 2 cross-country courses less then 15 min.away. Competing all over europe. Working closely with family. Breeding operation. Possibility's for riding and going as groom to (inter)national competitions.

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