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    Due to unforeseen circumstances a riding position has become available at Diamond Lodge, applicants need to have track work and gallops experience. Hours and salary neg to the right person. Please contact Jeremy Whale, 0273844769 jeremy_whale@xtra.co.nz

  • Full time, live in groom West Sussex

    Full time, live in groom required for small family yard in west sussex. This is a live in position and responsibilities will include looking after the house while the owners are away. All yard work and care of the horses, exercising and schooling the horses, plaiting and preparing for shows, and driving the Lorry. (Lessons to drive 7.5 tonne can be paid for if necessary).

We are looking for someone to help with the maintenance/farm hand jobs around the property including maintaining the fields and paddocks, assisting with the horses and usual duties on a stud farm. In addition we are looking for a trainee member of a very small team to assist with either the insemination centre or the stud's own horses. Must be confident around horses, with some experience. Most important is a cheerful positive attitude! Ideal opportunity for someone wishing to experience French culture and, learn the language whilst living in the Loire Valley, and working with top quality horses. Accommodation is provided, plus the main meal of the day, use of a car & a French lesson weekly. Expenses reimbursed. Also ideal for someone from NZ or Australia for their 1st visit to Europe.

The Job

Job No
115660
Status
Expired
Title
Stud Farm Assistant
Type
Farm Maintenance; Groom-General; Rider-English; Vet.-Assistant; Working Couple/Team; Groom-Dressage; Groom-Stud; Stud Hand; Handyman; Trainee;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Negotiable
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Posted
9/11/2012
Updated
10/24/2012
Expires
10 days ago
Views
2,243

The Employer

Employer No
106246
Name
Haras De Muschamp
Website
http://www.muschamp.com
Location
Cussay, Indre-et-Loire, France FR flag
Facility type
Dressage; Stud; Breeding/Foaling;

Required Key Skills

Handling Youngstock; Lunging; Exercising; Starting/Breaking;

Accommodation

House/Flat

Job Benefits

Accommodation on site. Opportunity to learn French whilst immersed in French culture but on a property owned by English. Working with top quality warm blood horses. Vehicle available.

The Facility

Leading Trakehner stud in France (owned by English who moved to France 8 years ago). The property has an indoor stable yard and 33 ha. of land - in total about 25 horses. The young horses are well handled and prepared for work under saddle at three years old. We currently have an Australian rider who competes in young horse classes and dressage. The yard is managed similar to that of a professional yard in the UK with high standards. We run an Insemination Centre, with a resident vet, during the breeding season - March to July.

Tags

exercising; groom-dressage; groom-general; handling youngstock; lunging; trainee; groom-stud; starting/breaking; stud hand; vet.-assistant; rider-english; job; farm maintenance; working couple/team; handyman; france; indre-et-loire; 115660;
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