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  • Groom at busy riding school near Ascot, Berkshire

    Opportunity to develop your horse care skills as a groom at a major yard. Fully supported


    Lissava Stud is looking for a responsible experienced horse person who can help run this busy stud farm & competition yard. Experience with youngster, breakers, stallions is important. great position with accommodation on site.

We are looking for a responsible person to assist with caring for our 3 children (ages 7, 4 and 3) and maintaining our horses/farm. If the individual has adequate equine experience and interest, their time would be split between caring for the children, caring for the horses/riding, and farm maintenance/house work. We are relatively flexible and have historically tailored the position to the strengths of our au pair. Successful applicants would be able to work independently with the horses (exercising, grooming, feeding, cleaning) and within the home. The children attend school/preschool, sports and music and are not typically left in the care of the au pair on days that we are at work (we have other arrangements at this time). We have formed enduring friendships with our prior au pairs and so will only consider individuals who we feel share our values and interests. We strive to ensure that this position is mutually beneficial to the au pair and our family! Start and finish dates are flexible.

The Job

Job No
Au Pair/Farm Assistant
Nanny/Housekeeping; Rider-English; Rider-3 Day Event; Au Pair/Groom; Groom-Eventing; Housekeeper/Groom;
Work type
Work time
Bring own horse
Training available
from Monday, September 1, 2014
1 year ago

The Employer

Employer No
Guest Employer 102142
Alberta, Canada CA flag
Facility type


Individual must be in good health with a positive attitude and good work ethic. This position requires that individuals be flexible as work and family life can both have unpredictable schedules. Interested applicants must be sure to provide their Job Seeker ID number, a copy of their CV and photos of themselves in order to be considered!

Required Key Skills

Riding; Driving license; Sole Charge;

Required Expertise

Working with children;


Newly renovated bedroom with furnishings with Wifi.

Job Benefits

Every effort will be made to include individual in family events/excursions and to ensure that employee enjoys the local cultural/sporting events including the Calgary Stampede, the Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament, Banff National Park. There is opportunity for outdoor adventure including hiking, camping and trail riding in the mountains. Prior individuals have participated in lessons, local dressage/jumper shows and three-day events if they had the experience/interest. This position pays $200 per week and includes accommodations and food. Individual is expected to contribute to cooking meals and cleaning.

The Facility

My husband and I live on a farm in Central Alberta, east of Rocky Mountain House, where we have horses and cattle. We have a daughter who is 7 years old, a son who is 4 years old and another son who is 3 years old. My husband works in the oil industry and I am an equine and small animal veterinarian. Our property is appx. 480 acres with an unheated indoor riding arena and several paddocks and pens. Construction of a heated six stall horse barn is underway. I am involved in three day eventing and my husband participates in rodeo. We are happy to forward photos of our farm and our family to interested applicants!


canada; driving license; riding; sole charge; working with children; groom-eventing; rider-english; job; au pair/groom; housekeeper/groom; alberta; nanny/housekeeping; 115140;
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