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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.

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
1 year ago
Views
2,172

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

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