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  • BHS Riding Instructor required in Co Kerry

    We are a relaxed but professional AIRE & Failte Ireland approved riding school near Killarney looking for a full time BHS (PTT level+) instructor who can bring fun and progression to our riders from beginners to advanced, must be able to communicate in a way which makes learning fun and enjoyable for the younger riders and with the experience to offer showjumping coaching to our advanced, livery clients. Yard assistant also required and both jobs can be combined for the right applicant.

  • Apprentice Groom

    fully supported entry level into the equine industry in a great yard

See lots of photos on our Face book pages. (Valley View Equestrian Centre.)(Gooseberrry Hill Horses) I am looking for someone who will happy to work as an aupair in the house and groom/rider in the yard. NON SMOKER ONLY. You would be also doing regular yard duties, and will get opertunity to ride. For capable riders there will be more riding. This position involves both yard work and riding as well as house work and childminding. sometimes it may be a half in yard and half in house. Depends on what is happening both inside and out.. For experienced riders who are able to ride and school young horses there will be a lot more riding. We need a real all rounder who will help where ever needed . Work in riding school and with young horses. Help with 4 children, Zara 11yrs. Andy 10yrs, Luke 7yrs, Ella 5yrs. housework and cooking, shopping, laundry, etc. The children are very easy to look after as they are used to looking after each other and doing chores. There will be plenty of riding work for someone who is competent and capable of riding young and innexperienced horses, and improving them while they work. More novice riders will get lessons. You can also ride as much as you wish on your time off.. You will need to catch and prepare the pony/horse yourself. Please do not apply unless.*You are happy to live in the countryside. * You have experience with looking after children and Horses. You do really need to have experience of mucking out stables. The position will suit someone with lots of energy and enthusiasm. Someone who has initiative and logic. If you wish to do any riding you must specify your height and weight and send photos of you riding. www.valleyviewequestriancentre.webs.com www.gooseberryhillhorses.webs.com

The Job

Job No
108921
Status
Looking
Title
Aupair/Groom To Start June/ July 2014
Type
Groom-General; Groom-Show; Nanny/Housekeeping; Rider-English; Rider-Jumper; Working Student; Au Pair/Groom; Groom-Eventing; Housekeeper/Groom; Groom-Trekking;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent; Contract;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
depends on experience
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Sunday, June 01, 2014
Posted
12/8/2013
Updated
4/3/2014
Expires
1 month ago
Views
1,296

The Employer

Employer No
100429
Name
Valley View Equestrian Centre
Website
http://www.valleyviewequestriancentre.webs.com
Location
Newmarket, Cork, Ireland IE flag
Facility type
Dealer; Eventing; Hunt; Livery; Riding School; Show Jumping; Showing; Other; Breeding/Foaling; Training;

Requirements

I am looking for someone who can start June/July 2014. You must have previous experience with horses and children.. You must have previously mucked out stables, swept yards, cleaned tack. The position will suit someone with lots of energy and enthusiasm. Someone who has initiative and logic. References essential. . All riders are also required to do mucking out and sweeping and general yard duties. The position will suit someone who is energetic and likes to see things neat tidy.`You need to have initiative and be able to see things to do both in the house and yard with out always needing to be told every move. Experience looking after children is also needed. We live in the Countryside so you would need to be happy to be in rural Ireland. Bicycle will be provided.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Schooling; Lunging; Plaiting; Trim/Pull; Sole Charge; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Riding School; Sole Charge; Trekking; Working with children; Flatwork;

Accommodation

appartment adjoining house. Toilet, shower, small kitchen area, TV. Large bedroom for two people. All food provided .. Snaks, fruit etc available in own appartment. Central heating. Hairdryer provided. Wi Fi available.

Benefits

.Riding lessons given. Oppertunity to compete for capable riders. You may also ride as much as you want in your time off, For capable riders riding out will be part of your work. Opportunity to compete.

The Facility

AIRE aprpved Equestrian Centre offering lessons, trekking, pony camps, AIRE exam training and exams.Training for BHS and Pony Club Riding and Road Safety. Breaking and schooling,pre training for racehorses. hire of hunters, HORSES AND PONIES FOR SALE. show jumping compts.Lots of oppertunity to ride for competent person.Great experience to be gained with a variety of types and tempermants. Whether your interest is in hunting. cross country, showjumping or basic dressage. Young horses or schooling. You will gain experience here. We have 2 seperate barns, one for the riding school and my horses, and one for Alex horses and his business. The riding school barn has 6 stables and an open area on to a yard which can have up to 18 ponies. Alex has 16 stables. We also have an outdoor arena. Lunging pen, horse walker. Show jumping course. Some cross country schooling fences, and lots of open spaces, woodes areas and natural obstacles.

Tags

exercising; flatwork; groom-general; lunging; riding; schooling; sole charge; trekking; trim/pull; working student; working with children; plaiting; riding school; groom-eventing; rider-jumper; groom-hunt; groom-show; rider-english; job; rider-hunter; au pair/groom; housekeeper/groom; ireland; groom-trekking; nanny/housekeeping; cork; 108921;