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We offer a position for a second volunteer/trainee who can start in JANUARY 2015. We work on a high level and we are looking for an enthusiastic young person with a sense of humor, willing to work and live in a team of eventriders for six month or longer. You will assist the team in all stable duties and the Pony Club. It's a 5 1/2 day week and there is plenty of time for social life and activities in HAMBURG.You will get lessons (dressage/ show jumping/ cross country) by international show jumper and former event rider and be able to train for either BHS (British Horse Society) exams or German Basis Pass and Reitabzeichen FN.During the event season you can travel to all kinds of events (local Ponyclub - CCI 4*: famous Luhmühlen is 30 minutes driving). In autum and winter we go out hunting.

The Job

Job No
116424
Status
Looking
Title
Student, Volunteer, Trainee
Type
Working Student; Groom-Eventing; Groom-Hunt; Trainee; Volunteer;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
free accomodation & weekly wage & riding lessons
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Thursday, January 1, 2015
Posted
11/14/2014
Expires
in 2 months
Views
270

The Employer

Employer No
106769
Name
Stall Wesenberg Hamburg / Germany
Website
http://www.stall-wesenberg.de
Location
Neu Wulmstorf, Hamburg, Germany DE flag
Facility type
Eventing; Hunt; Private; Riding School; Training;

Requirements

Please, have a good sense of humor. We are a hardworking and happy team of enthusiastic eventriders. Even if the Pony Club with 5 ponies to look after is small, we put a lot of energy in this work. So, you must like (assist) teaching the kids.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Equine First-Aid; Lunging; Bandaging; Plaiting; Clipping; Teaching; Trim/Pull;

Required Expertise

Eventing; Hunting; Livery; Riding School; Working with children;

Accommodation

You would share a lovely central heated accommodation with two members of the team. A large kitchen/ living room is the centre of the flat. You will have your own fully furnished room and share the bathroom and the garden with two girls aged 22 an 23. HAMBURG central station is 30 minutes from Stall Wesenberg by train.

Job Benefits

You will have chance to get lessons (dressage/ show jumping/ cross country) from international show jumper and former event rider. If you bring your own horse, you could go eventing / hunting with the team. Travel to events/ hunting meets and explore HAMBURG. Visit CCI4* Luhmühlen and German Derby Hamburg Klein Flottbek 30 minutes from us. Train for exams ( German riding licence: Deutsches Reitabzeichen ) Learn german......

The Facility

Private training centre EVENTING& HUNTING in the south of HAMBURG. Large indoor, x-country course and lovely hacking area. Pony Club and a handful of livery boxes. British Horse Society standards in all stable duties. Lessons & clinics by international show jumper and former event rider.We are a hardworking, international team with a good sense of humour. We do keep 20 eventhorses and ponys at all levels. Travel with us to local events & hunting meetings. Visit great international shows like the German Derby in Hamburg, CCI 4* Luhmühlen, CIC3* Hamburg-Schenefeld. Have a closer look and visit us on FACEBOOK: eventing wesenberg

Tags

bandaging; equine first-aid; livery; lunging; trainee; trim/pull; working student; working with children; clipping; eventing; hunting; plaiting; riding school; teaching; groom-eventing; job; volunteer; germany; hamburg; 116424;

Jobseeker Feedback

  • I came to this stable after being unhappy somewhere else and my experience in Germany was much improved. The hours were great and I got lots of opportunity to ride and learn for my entire stay, including getting my small bronze medal. I also got a lot of teaching experience and learned a lot more German. It was a very friendly and positive stable and a great place to be a working student. I got to explore lovely Hamburg as well as some great events/clinics and made some great friends. Now that I am back home in Australia with my own business as an instructor/rider I hope that some of my students will eventually get to go to Germany and have a great time like I did at Stall Wesenberg.

    Kate Lovig 4/21/2012
  • I was here for seven months as a working student had a great experience. My work was split between stable duties and the pony club, and I learned a lot during my time here. The hours at work were very manageable and I had a chance to go to events, from E level all the way up to a 4* one. I also had the opportunity to take the German Basis Pass. Getting to practice cross country so often during riding lessons was really exciting, and the horses I took lessons on were great. I was able to go for trail rides a lot and there are tons of trails to go on. The girls and the apartment I lived in were awesome. The girls in particular are so friendly and fun. Actually, that is what makes this place great, everyone is friendly, from the people who board their horses to the kids whose lessons you teach. Andrea, the boss, is someone anyone would be lucky to work for and a very fair employer. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to work with horses and learn more about them. I am happy I came here and definitely will come back to visit.

    Georgia Yanush 2/8/2012
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