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.
Handling Youngstock; Lunging; Exercising; Starting/Breaking;
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.
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.